Five Keys curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Wise Owl Academy

    • Welcome to Wise Owl Academy!

  • 2

    Introduction to Five Keys

    • Introduction

    • Let's Get Started

  • 3

    Discussing the Five Keys

    • Key 1 - Business Entity

    • Key 2 - Your Team

    • Key 3 - Contracts

    • Key 4 - Policies

    • Key 5 - Intellectual Property

  • 4

    Conclusion & Next Steps

    • Conclusion

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

Do you KNOW what you DON'T know?

Avoid the most common legal pitfalls faced by small business owners! In this course you'll learn the basic legal considerations of launching and running a small business.

FAQ

  • How long will it take me to work through this course?

    At the Wise Owl Academy, we don't believe that longer is always better. This course has approximately 25 minutes of content. The content is broken down into multiple slides and may be viewed in segments and returned to as time is available.

  • What is covered in this course?

    The Five Keys to Launching (and Running) a Legally Sound Business includes a very broad overview of areas that small business owners need to consider when running their business. The areas covered included business entities, contracts, policies, and intellectual property. This will allow small business owners to identify areas where they may need further help or information in their own business.

  • Does this course include any templates?

    No, this free course is a broad overview of legal issues common to all small business owners. No templates or legal advice will be provided.

  • What are the Instructor's qualifications?

    Cheri D. Andrews, Esq. has been a practicing attorney for 35 years. She spent 16 years as in-house general counsel at a mid-sized company before starting her own legal practice. Cheri earned the prestigious In-House Counsel Certification from the Association for Corporate Counsel. In addition, Cheri has been a serial entrepreneur with a number of side-hustle jobs throughout her professional career, so she knows first hand about the daily struggles of running a small business.

  • Why aren't you charging for this course?

    We know you have many demands on your limited financial resources. We also believe that small business owners NEED the information being provided in this course. The information is basic education, not legal advice or legal work. We are happy to be able to provide this information to you at no cost!