The Knowledge Institute has received numerous awards for its vision, leadership and contributions in the field of entrepreneurial education and venture development. Educational offerings include:
Entrepreneurial offerings support specific client needs including academic institutions, business-to-business providers of goods and services, community and economic development organizations, government agencies and individuals looking to start and grow self-employment and small business ventures.
Teacher/Instructor Training | Providing certification training for high-school, post-secondary and adult education teachers in entrepreneurial education. The certification process includes training sessions, teaching guides, teaching aids, student workbooks and access to a robust online education resource community. Training sessions are tailored to the interests, needs and objectives of the learning environment.
Innovative Learning Systems | Knowledge Institute delivers "plug-and-play" solutions to support entrepreneurial learning in the classroom and online for adult, post-secondary, high-school and middle-school aged learners.
Entrepreneurship Curriculum: Current course curriculum options include:
Entrepreneurial education programs may be customized, co-branded and tailored to off-line, on-line and combination learning needs. Contact Us to discuss your entrepreneurial education interests and needs
Educating to Promote Informed Purchasing | Knowledge Institute works with select providers of business-to-business (B2B) products and services to develop educationally focused messaging for positioning throughout America's Entrepreneurial Education Network. ROI includes improved brand awareness, market penetration, lead referrals and increased sales, as well as target content development, multimedia placements and exclusive industry expert positioning in the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market. View Strategic Marketing Overview and Contact Us to discuss your business development objectives.
Advancing Constituent Services & Impact | The Knowledge Institute works with Community and Economic Development Agencies to promote local economic development by stimulating and supporting entrepreneurial activities. Clients have included Small Business Development Centers, SCORE Counselors to America's Small Businesses, Chambers of Commerce, Jobs for America's Graduates and Business Associations. Services have included staff training in entrepreneurial instruction and counseling, constituent training program development, content development (social media, newsletters, whitepapers, blogs, webinars, podcasts, etc.), workshops, seminars and public speaking.
Entrepreneurial education publications and courses are also available for co-brand promotion and distribution through Licensing Agreement. Visit the Bookstore to view program options and Contact Us to discuss your entrepreneurial training and outreach objectives.
Leveraging Scarce Resources Through Innovation & Collaboration | The Knowledge Institute works with Government Agencies to promote national, regional and local economic development through fostering entrepreneurial activities. Clients have included the U.S. Small Business Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Education, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and IRS. Services have included staff training in entrepreneurial instruction and counseling, constituent training program development, content development (social media, newsletters, whitepapers, blogs, webinars, podcasts, etc.), workshops, seminars, public speaking, and online resource community design, development and hosting.
Contact Us to discuss your entrepreneurial training objectives.
Business Focus, Planning and Development | Knowledge Institute works with individuals interested in starting their own business, and current entrepreneurs and business managers to support venture launch and growth objectives. Clients range in age, gender, educational background, geography and entrepreneurial interests. Professional consultation focus deals with issues around...
Packaged Consultation Programs: (Individual & Groups)
Consultations are held at the Knowledge Institute facility, by teleconference or a combination thereof. Contact us to request a no-cost initial meeting.
5-Steps to Self-Employment is a no-cost, virtual learning program that walks you through every aspect of evaluating your business skills, examining different self-employment options, compiling a comprehensive business plan and starting your own business. Learning is at your own pace and you will be introduced to a national, regional and local network of free and low-cost business assistance programs to further support progress.
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