PUR 502: The 24 hour purpose-driven start-up course

Launch your purpose-driven business or nonprofit through this self guided course

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PUR:502 The 24 hour purpose-driven start-up course. Find your purpose and launch a purpose-driven start-up through this course. This online interactive course can be taken from your smart phone, tablet, or computer. This self-paced course walks the user through our proprietary 5-step process to launch a purpose-driven business or nonprofit. Students will leave the course with: a powerful mission statement, website, employer identification number, bank account, online payment system, and lean business canvas. The course comes with the following e-course books: The Purpose Lifestyle, Finding Your Purpose in 15 Minutes, and Starting Your Business From the Unemployment Line

Additional optional books are:

Fundraising for Nonprofits, P5 The Five Secrets to Successful Grant and Bid Proposals, and Inclusion: the Art of Story Listening.

PUR: 502.1 Business Start-Up and PUR:502.2 Nonprofit Start-Up


Purpose University Accelerated Boot Camp

Step 1 Finding Your Purpose

Step 2 Your Vision and Website

Step 3: Get Legal

Step 4: Banking

Step 5: Business Model

Your Instructor

Dr. Derrick Drakeford
Dr. Derrick Drakeford

As CEO of Drakeford, Scott, and Associates LLC, We specialize in non-profit consulting,business development, and motivational speaking. We offer proposal development, relationship development, strategic planning, organizational structure development, development plans and partnership development.

Derrick has served as an Instructor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill. Derrick is a former faculty member of North Carolina Central University in the Masters in Public Administration program. He also served as the Director of Freshmen Studies and Community Service at The Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. Derrick has consulted with nonprofits, business, and churches for 20 years. He holds a Bachelors in political science from Bethune-Cookman University, a Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Government. He holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work; and certificates in Proposal Writing and Fundraising for Nonprofits from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana -Purdue University. Derrick received his Ph.D, from UNC-Chapel Hill.

He has written seven books:

1)Finding Your Purpose in 15 Minutes,

2) Fundraising for Nonprofits What the Bible Says,

3) Starting Your Business from the Unemployment Line,

4) Jada Goes to Pre-School: A Book on Transitions,

5) P5: The Five Secrets to Successful Grant and Bid Proposals,

6) The 2 Laws of Standardized Testing,

7) Inclusion:The Art of Story Listening, and

8) The Purpose Lifestyle

Courses Included with Purchase

PUR 501: Finding Your Purpose in 15 Minutes
Find Your Purpose in Life through this self-reflective course
Dr. Derrick Drakeford

Original Price: $49

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.

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