The Best Online Courses For Aspiring App Entrepreneurs

best online courses for entrepreneurs

An app entrepreneur might have the will, the resources, and the time to take on the world with a million-dollar business idea, but a little guidance doesn’t hurt. Searching for the best online courses for aspiring entrepreneurs?

There is so much that has been said about entrepreneurship and building great businesses that now it sounds like noise when someone advises an entrepreneur. But, the need of the hour is filtered, specific, and action-oriented advice. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you probably will have more benefits if there is an orientation done on very specific subjects and your needs.

As it is said, “You are never too old to learn.” Here are 9 best online courses available for you which are taught in the most simple language but still give great insights about building your business.

#1 Appreneurship Academy – Profitable Mobile App Business Course

What am I going to get from this course?

The course will guide you through every step in creating a profitable mobile app, without learning to code.

Why should I do this course?

Best seller book – How to launch a mobile app without any technical background is the basis for this course. The creators of this course are thought leaders in the mobile space – having written a book and being the regular columnists on the mobile app ecosystem in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, and Entrepreneur.

Who will be my instructor?

Rahul Varshneya is the primary instructor of this course. Along with being an entrepreneur, he is an advisor, columnist and author. He is a mobile product and marketing strategy columnist at Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc and Entrepreneur and is regularly quoted across top publications such as Huffington Post, Business Insider, Forbes, Fox Business, Inc, ReadWrite, etc. Rahul is the author of the book Appreneurship: Build a mobile app business with no technical background. He is an advisor and mentor to many successful mobile-first startups.

The course invites experts from different startup backgrounds for a holistic view. Along with Rahul, you’ll be getting insights and firsthand experience from Andrea Barrett, founder of UrbanSitter, S Ramalingam, Reskinning Expert, Laura Klein, UX Expert and Author, Ian Blair, Co-Founder of BuildFire, Daniel Hindi, CTO of BuildFire, Ritika Jangid, Business Analyst, and many others.

How long will it take?

Total duration of the course is 10 days.

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access to course contents and updates + a 7-day free trial.

What is the price?

$997 paid in full and $167 over 6 months

#2 Acumen Presents: Dan Ariely on Changing Customer Behavior

 What am I going to get from this course?

You’ll be able to map your customer’s behavior journey, apply 6 Behavior Change principles to your social enterprise, understand 5 Value and Pricing principles to understand how to price your product and design experiments to test these principles in action.

Why should I do this course?

Through this course social entrepreneurs can harness the principles of behavioral change to reach more customers and create an impact.

Who will be my instructor?

Dan Ariely who is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight is teaching this course. He is the author of the bestsellers Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty.

How long will it take?

35 lectures spread over 2 hours.

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access , 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion

How much is the price?

$100

#3 The Essential Guide to Entrepreneurship by Guy Kawasaki

What am I going to get from this course?

You’ll be able to master the essential steps for creating your own company, view your startup through the eyes of marketing evangelist Guy Kawasaki, improve the efficiency of your business plan by learning what steps to avoid and experience a live pitch by an entrepreneur and hear uncensored feedback.

Why should I do this course?

Learn from an entrepreneur and investor how to launch a company with confidence and avoid common pitfalls.

 Who will be my instructor?

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool, and executive fellow at the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple.

 How long will it take?

56 lectures spread over 4 hours.

 What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access, 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion

How much is the price?

$19

#4 New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs

 What am I going to get from this course?

This course is for aspiring or active entrepreneurs who want to understand how to secure funding for their company. This course will demystify key financing concepts to give entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs a guide to secure funding.

Why should I do this course?

Key questions answered within the course include:

* What kind of investors invest by stage and where to find them?

When to raise outside capital?

* What are your fundraising options?

* What are the key components of the term sheet?

* How to perform company valuations?

* How to pitch to investors?

* What techniques help the entrepreneur ‘get to the close’?

 Who will be my instructor?

Michael R. Pratt, Lecturer of Technology Entrepreneurship

 How long will it take?

3-5 hours/week

How much is the price?

$104

#5 Building a Personal Brand by Gary Vaynerchuk

What am I going to get from this course?

Learn what it takes to build a brand and establish yourself as a thought-leader in today’s ever-changing, digital world.

Why should I do this course?

You’ll learn to understand how to hone in on your passion points, focus on their strengths, develop their story, and distribute that story on the platforms that make most sense for the audiences you’re trying to reach.

You’ll learn how to turn your brand into a potential revenue source and vehicle to escape the 9-to-5.

Who will be my instructor?

Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies representing companies such as General Electric, Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi-Co, and many more.

How long will it take?

50 lectures spread over 2 hours.

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access , 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion

How much is the price?

$19

#6 Fundraising For Startups – Insights From an Experienced VC

 What am I going to get from this course?

How do venture capitalists tick? How do you approach them with a business idea? Get all the info from a 20+ years expert.

Why should I do this course?

You’ll get practical guidance for selecting the right type of investor for your start-up. 1 hour high-quality video content (instructor videos, simple show explainer videos)

Who will be my instructor?

Simpleshow is the market leader for explainer videos. Every day we help our customers to explain their project or idea through the creation of simple and concise explainer videos.

How long will it take?

31 lectures spread over 1.5 hours.

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access , 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion

How much is the price?

$19

#7 Acumen Presents: Seth Godin’s Leadership Workshop

 What am I going to get from this course?

Learn the concrete steps to lead change and create an alternative future for yourself and others.

Why should I do this course?

You’ll learn:

  • The leadership principles critical to stepping up and creating change
  • Describe a compelling vision for an alternative future
  • Take concrete steps to lead change, regardless of where you sit in an organization
  • Create your own Leadership Notebook documenting your ideas for getting started as a leader.

Who will be my instructor?

Dr. James V. Green, Director of Entrepreneurship Education of Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

How long will it take?

20 lectures spread over 41 minutes

How much is the price?

$100

#8 Body Language for Entrepreneurs

What am I going to get from this course?

93% of our communication is nonverbal. Use nonverbal communication to increase your income and influence as a business owner. Master body language for success.

Why should I do this course?

This course will teach you how to be more effective in all of area of your business. Body language will completely change the way you do business.

Who will be my instructor?

Vanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at the Science of People, a human behavior research lab. She is a Huffington Post columnist and published author.

How long will it take?

30 lectures of 5.5 hours

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access , 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion

How much is the price?

$19

#9 Meditation for Entrepreneurs

What am I going to get from this course?

Startup Meditation – Helping entrepreneurs focus, become more balanced, and live happier lives – one breath at a time.

Why should I do this course?

You’ll learn to :

Increase your bottom line

Improve your productivity

Enhance your creativity in less than 5 minutes at will

Strengthen your focus

Be more balanced at work and in life

Solve problems faster and more effectively

Give yourself a breath

Who will be my instructor?

Tharyn Taylor, Productivity Sensei & Meditation Expert.

How long will it take?

17 lectures of 3 hours

What are the additional benefits?

Includes Lifetime access, 30-day money back guarantee! Available on iOS and Android. Certificate of Completion .

How much is the price?

$19

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Nidhi Shah
 

Nidhi is the head of content marketing at Arkenea, a mobile app consultancy building experience rich apps for startups and businesses.