Entrepreneurial Training Program
Biblical Entrepreneurship I
“For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who called his own servants and delivered his goods to them.”
– Matthew 25:14
The Principles of Biblical Entrepreneurship course (BE I) is the first of a three-part course that provides a strong mix of core business concepts and biblical principles. The other courses offered include, Practices of Biblical Entrepreneurship (BE II), and Planning a Biblically based Business (BE III). BE I is a 16 and 1/2 hour online course designed to assist students to enhance their current business or start a new business that glorify the Lord and meet market needs. A certified Biblical Entrepreneurship Instructor serves as your online coach using the Bible and a biblically based curriculum entitled “Principles of Biblical Entrepreneurship”. The course also helps students learn how to identify opportunities, take calculated risks, solve problems, exercise stewardship over a business for biblical profit while developing a Christ centered character and attitude.
Biblical Entrepreneurship II
You made him ruler over the works of your hands; you put everything under his feet. —Psalm 8:6
The Practices of Biblical Entrepreneurship course (BE II) is the second of a three-part transformational business course of the Biblical Entrepreneurship Certificate program that provides a strong mix of core business concepts and biblical principles. It is an 18-36 hour course designed to assist students in developing an understanding of practical “Mini MBA” principles as they relate to the Word of God. The topics addressed in the course include: Biblical Economics Developing a Business Idea, Inventions and the Biblical Entrepreneur, Counting the Costs of Starting and Operating a Kingdom Business, Understanding the Business Plan “Writing the vision”, Understanding Financial Statements, Marketing and Sales, How to Meet Market Need, How to Perform Market Research & Financing a Kingdom Business.
Biblical Entrepreneurship III
Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. —Habakkuk 2:2
Biblical Entrepreneurship III (BE III) is the third and final course in the Biblical Entrepreneurship Certificate Program. This module assists students in writing a clear vision. It is a 36-72 hour course that challenges and guides students to produce a blueprint for their kingdom business. The course uses online software (developed by M3 Planning Inc.) to assist students in developing a comprehensive strategy as well as software (developed by Agile Northwest) to assist students in developing an operational plan. Students also develop and defend a summary business plan before a panel of judges. Those who successfully complete this course receive the Biblical Entrepreneurship Certificate and are officially recognized as Certified Biblical Entrepreneurs.