Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Online is a collection of 10 courses which provide a practical business education – strengthening your business knowledge, skills and plans for growth. The courses are suitable for any entrepreneur looking to take their business to the next level.
This world-class collection of courses covers a full range of topics from the fundamentals of finance and marketing, to your leadership style, funding, and negotiations.
These courses offer a truly flexible online learning experience. You have the freedom to approach the program in any way that works for you – take any course, or combination of courses, to tailor your learning journey to your individual business growth needs.
A key feature of this program is the creation of a powerful online network of like-minded individuals. Whether you enroll in a single course, or all 10, you will connect with business owners from all around the world, and use this unique online forum to inspire others, share advice and support your peers.
If you choose to complete all 10 courses, you may also be eligible to become a member of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Alumni Community. You will be invited to join a network of like-minded, ambitious female entrepreneurs, and you will have access to a number of exclusive opportunities to further your business growth. These benefits include events, fellowship schemes, additional training and more. Visit the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women site to find out more.
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10,000 Women really opened my eyes to the world of business. With the skills and knowledge I’ve learned through the courses I have a clearer sense of how I can grow my business to reach more customers and expand our product lines.
Sharing experiences and getting advice are crucial aspects of this invaluable support network which help me continue learning even after completing the program.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women came to me at a point in my business where I needed the tools to propel me to the next level of my entrepreneurial journey. To say that it was an investment of time that reaped amazing dividends is an understatement.
I received great practical lessons via an easy to understand and user friendly platform, and in the process also felt validated by how much I was doing intuitively in my business that I now had the language to describe.
I cannot recommend this course enough – if you are thinking about do it – stop thinking and start doing! You will not regret it.
I’m very happy I applied to 10,000 Women. I can now see the business as a whole and know our opportunities. I understand the importance of growing my team and myself to achieve desired goals, and also to be able to see those goals and name them. Once you have clarity in business, everything has meaning and purpose.
Established in 1904, the University of Leeds is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK, globally renowned for its excellence in teaching and quality of research. Our academic expertise and the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact worldwide. As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.
The University of Leeds partnered with the Goldman Sachs Foundation to design and develop the content for these online courses, based on the original face-to-face curriculum for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and in partnership with academics from around the world.
The 10 courses in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection are open for anyone to enroll.
No. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women offers a flexible online learning experience. You can take any course, or combination of courses, to tailor your learning journey to your individual business growth needs. Alternatively, participants find that completing all 10 courses enables them to explore all the key elements of their business and develop a thorough plan for their business’s growth.
The courses are entirely free for all participants.
Each course has been designed with approximately five hours of engagement. You can take as long as you need to complete each course without losing access.
If you want more time to complete a course, or wish to return to it later, Coursera may prompt you to reset your deadlines. This doesn’t affect your progress, but you will need to reset so you see can the most up-to-date course content and take the quizzes. It takes seconds and is very easy.
By completing each course, you will gain skills and strategies for developing your business growth, focussed on a key aspect of your business. Once you complete each course, you will also receive additional learning materials to further support your business, including videos, exercises and detailed guidance on related topics to further expand your skills and knowledge.
If you choose to complete all 10 courses, you will explore and develop all the key areas to promote and plan your business’s growth. You will also be able to fully develop your Business Growth Plan (BGP). Your BGP is a valuable output and provides a framework for your business opportunity. It encourages you to analyze yourself, your business and environment, and guides your business growth. You can develop your BGP by completing a series of exercises in the 10 courses of 10,000 Women.
Eligible participants who complete all 10 courses will also be invited to join the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Alumni Community, offering a range of benefits to further your business growth including events, further training and fellowship opportunities. Visit the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women site to find out more.