24EDU, a living, breathing, and evolving learning experience via a blended eLearning platform.
We have been perfecting our education and consulting practices, our business model, and our strategic tools for the last 20 years. Effició’s academic program (24EDU) leverages our unique ability to stay on the forefront of business, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurial education into a unique 24-month program.
We cover it all – the full spectrum of business sophistication from the simplest concepts to the most complex business challenges. Your academic program includes, curriculum, learning support, and academic support:
The Getting to the CORE of Business (GTCB) curriculum and training materials are sent via snail mail and a part of it is available as a PDF download. GTCB is designed to evolve with your business, therefore, it can be used years beyond your program. GTCB curriculum is the driver of action using all materials provided. This is your main learning tool. The companion workbooks have time-saving templates, worksheets, and checklists to organize strategic documents, to document customized systems and processes, and to create your full set of operation manuals.
Each professional school houses a specific GTCB curriculum based on curriculum levels, units, and supplemental skill-builder courses. We use a blended learning flipped classroom format. Therefore, curriculums are released on a set schedule for review, homework, and questions. The skill-builder course are live classes led by your education team meant to cover key skills and concepts that support application and practice. Here is a sample 24-Month schedule:
In addition, you will access supplemental materials to help you (1) develop processes that can be delegated and/or outsourced, (2) scale and/or grow your business efficiently and (3) document a entrepreneurship portfolio that will drive results in your business immediately, including, but not limited to:
Consulting Sessions: We supply step-by-step instruction and detailed implementation and execution support.
Coaching Sessions: You will get access to coaching sessions that focus on creating your work management plan and advanced action planning techniques that help you decide who is going to do what and by when and in what order for the organization to reach its strategic goals.
Training Sessions: You will train with your strategist to ensure you are implementing your strategic blueprints effectively and working through your credential year smoothly.
Study Sessions: Our study sessions happen each quarter, and they deliver comprehensive review of key concepts from your curriculum.
Critical Success Analysis and Tracking: You will stay accountable with monthly analysis of not only your skill development progress but also your business’ progress. You will receive accountability tools that allow for objective review and feedback.
All students will have an opportunity to choose a development track based on their business stage. Learning support development tracks supply strategies, and practices that provide intellectual support intended to enable all students to have an equal opportunity for success by addressing barriers and promoting engagement.
We currently have four main development tracks that sets the learning support path for each student:
- Emerge to Get Launched™: (EGL) is for businesses three to five years young and are ready for full immersion into entrepreneurship. EGL will take you from exploration and brainstorming to branding your business with clear direction, precise target marketing, and a focused sales strategy.
- Start Up to Get Growing™: (SUGG) is for businesses four to seven years young. SUGG will help you operate your young business with a focus on earning substantial cash, income, and profits to prepare for growth and/or expansion. Your learning support goals are financial stability, cash-flow growth, and customer base acquisition.
- Grow Up to Get Focused™: (GUGF) is for businesses six to nine years young. GUGF focuses on planning and executing strategic initiatives that provide organization, structure, and clarity in your business. Your main activities entail defining and implementing a growth strategy that directly affects your customers, and your most viable prospects by creating a C-suite sales system you can depend on.
- Focus to Get Wealthy™: (FGW) is for businesses eight years or more young who are generating a minimum of six figures in revenue per year. FGW will help you extend the wealth building process including operational efficiencies to scale and diversify. Learning activities determine organizational strategies that create a high-performance work environment. You will learn how your visionary role can inspire your team to do what you need them to do.
Once you have confirmed your development track, all students access the following learning support:
Part of your program requirements is to complete twenty-two (22) skill builder courses within our professional schools. Some of the courses included cover strategic innovation, research management, operational efficiency, productive technology, integration marketing, omni-channel marketing, executive selling process, business intelligence, artificial intelligence, leading entrepreneurial teams, and financial analysis. Full course list and details are discussed and shared during your pre-admission session.
You will access tutorials based on your development track. Strategy and Systems coupled together creates the framework for your business model which is executed by business operations. Each tutorial will cover key steps for implementing operational strategies and corresponding systems in a short amount of time with the highest impact possible.
Your Entrepreneurship Portfolio (EP) is your primary assignment. Your intellect, your personhood, your business, and your legacy represent a complete entrepreneurship portfolio and it must reflect a clearly defined value foundation, investment strategy, and documented blueprint. Our portfolio training sessions include details on how to organize the four main elements of your EP along with strategic steps to implement throughout your academic program and beyond. Your tangible outcome is to complete each section of your portfolio and validate it with certification.
Our Certified Strategic Business credential take one full year, and is filled with entrepreneurial experiences of rigorous competency, ethics, and practice requirements. It differs from an educational designation or state license in that it is based upon activities that have been determined by extensive analysis of business and entrepreneurship practitioners, and, therefore, continues to evolve with the profession.
Through our Continuing Education Requirements (CER) program, we currently offer EDU’s and EEU’s. Earning entrepreneurship education units (EEU’s) secures your Certified Strategic Business (CSB) credential by mastering designated core competencies. Entrepreneurship development units (EDUs) maintains your (CSB) credential and keeps you up to date on everything from the newest trends in business to updated tools, technologies, and techniques. During orientation, you will learn more about our credential program and earning EDUs and EEUs.
*The credential program is optional and is not required to complete the 24-month program.
We develop our curriculum based on the entrepreneurs’ perspective that allows room for expansion and upgrades. You will connect with your education team once you have been admitted. They will help you with your ramp up schedule and learning plan.
Applying for admission to our academic program is available three times per year. Students may register for the program after deadline dates providing seats are available. Our cohort start dates: Cohort One begins June 2, 2022, Cohort Two begins Sept. 8, 2022, and Cohort Three begins March 2, 2023.
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