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  • Explorer Hop meets Ontario curriculum requirements

Learn how to build your own business from the ground up

Build your own Business

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, then this course is for you! Learn the fundamentals of building a business, digital business and operations and branding!

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Inside the Course

  • Easy to understand modules

    Our modules are easy to understand, interactive and fun. You can start the course and learn at your own pace.

  • Discussion Zone

    Have questions about a concept? Want to discuss something right away? We’re here to help!

  • Quizzes & Projects

    Learn and practice your skills right away! Take part in our quizzes, assignments and fun projects.

This Course Includes

  • Interactive Video Lessons

  • Quizzes and Assignments

  • Downloadable Resources

  • Full Lifetime Access

  • Certificate of completion

Course curriculum

  • 02

    What is a business?

    • What is a Business?

    • What is a business? Quiz

    • Assignments - What is a business

    • Different types of businesses (profit, not for profit, charity)

    • Types of E-Commerce

  • 03

    Developing a business idea

    • Why a Digital Business?

    • Why a digital business quiz

    • Assignment - Why is a digital business necessary

    • Transforming your idea into a business

    • Transform your Idea to a business quiz

    • Assignment - Transforming your idea into a business

    • Target Market

    • Target Market quiz

    • Assignment - Target Market

    • Market Research

    • Assignment - Market Research

    • Market Research Quiz

    • SWOT

    • SWOT quiz

  • 04

    Making an operations plan

    • Making an Operations Plan

    • Operations Plan Resources and Planning

  • 05

    Create a brand identity

    • What is Brand Identity?

    • Brand identity Quiz

    • Assignment - What is your Brand Identity

    • What's important for a logo?

    • Importance of Logos quiz

    • Assignment - The Art of Logos

    • Creating a Mission Statement

    • Mission Statement quiz

    • Assignment - Mission & Vision Statements

  • 06


    • What is the sales funnel?

    • Sales Funnel Quiz

    • Effective Sales Funnel Quiz

    • Assignment - Sales funnel

    • How to create an effective Sales Funnel

    • Assignment - How to create an Effective Funnel

    • First steps to create awareness

    • Awareness quiz

    • Assignment - First steps to create awareness

  • 07


    • Create an advertising Strategy

    • Assignment - Create an advertising Strategy

    • Why is social media important?

    • Why is social media important quiz

    • Your first social media post!

    • IG post Quiz

    • Assignment - Create an Instagram post

    • Assignment - Why is social media important

  • 08

    Sales Pitches

    • What do you need in a sales pitch?

    • Sales Pitch Quiz

    • Awesome Tips

    • Sales Pitch Tips quiz

    • It's your turn!

    • Assignment - What do you need in a sales pitch

  • 09

    E-commerce businesses

    • What is e-commerce?

    • E-commerce Quiz

    • Assignment - Types of E-commerce Business

    • Risks, Ethics & Financial Implications of E-Commerce

    • Risks, Ethics & Financial Implications of E-Commerce quiz

    • Assignment - Risks, Ethics & Financial Implications of E-Commerce

    • Assignment - What is e-commerce

  • 10

    Test Product

    • How do you test your new product?

    • Product testing quiz

  • 11

    Launching your business

    • Getting Ready to Launch Your Product

    • Product Launch quiz

    • Post Launch Learnings

    • Assignment - Product Launch

    • Sending Appreciation to Charities

    • Post Launch Learnings

  • 12


    • Understanding Taxes and Revenue

  • 13

    Customer Service

    • Customer Service

    • Customer service quiz

    • Assignment - Customer Service


  • A Stable Internet Connection

  • A Desire to Build Your Own Business!

What You Will Learn

  • Basics of Building a Business

  • What is Digital Business?

  • How to do Market Research

  • How to Build an Operations Plan

  • Marketing and Branding Tips

  • Advertising Strategy

  • Sales Pitch Tips

  • Launching and Building an E-Commerce Business

  • Accounting and Taxes

  • Managing Customer Service

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Our Reviews

“I like the cartoons, they make it easy to learn.”

Toronto, ON

Fiona (Grade 6)

“I learned a lot. It's very helpful having everything step by step.”

Mississauga, ON

Shamez (Grade 9)

“We learned to start our business and raised $379 for charity!”

Brampton, ON

Julie (Grade 8)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some common questions we are asked

  • What grade is this level for?

    This level is designed for kids ages 11-12 in Grades 6 and 7.

  • Is there any in-person teaching?

    Our programs have been designed to be completely self learn. No personal instruction is included at this time. We also do not think it is necessary to add personal instruction or tutors to our program.

  • How will I get feedback on my projects?

    Within 1 business day after you submit your project your will get 2 notifications. The first notification will let you know if your project has been approved, or not approved. The second notification will be an email from our team of instructors giving you comments on the project.

  • Who checks my worksheet?

    Worksheets are provided with the answer key. They range from easy to intermediate to hard questions and are designed for you to be able to complete it on your own.

  • Can you explain your currriculum?

    It doesn't matter what curriculum you followed, we have surpassed it! Our program includes all aspects of the following curriculums: Canada (Ontario & BC), British Curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) and Singapore National Curriculum.

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