Open Academy / eCommerce

Build Your Own Online Business in One Week!

3,999 AED

Build an Online Business From Scratch and Start Generating Revenue!

25 Jun 20 - 01 Jul 20 18 days left!
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45 graduates
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Build Your Own Online Business in One Week!

The eCommerce Launcher Course will show you how to go from scratch to generating your first eCommerce sale through our fully online live interactive program.

Come Up with a Business Plan & Sell Profitable Products

Learn how to Build A Revenue Generating Online Business through a Detailed Program Framework and basics in eCommerce business economics.

Build a Fully Functional eCommerce Store On Your Own

Gain in-depth knowledge of eCommerce business models from Self Owned, to Fulfillment and dropshipping.

Business Setup Support

Learn how to setup your business, regional regulations and restrictions and the most cost effective way to go about it.

Lifetime Access to AstroLabs Online Learning Portal

Lifetime access to the AstroLabs online learning portal with videos to help you on your learning journey.

Market & Sell Your Products Online

Learn to Market ANY Product Online Through Proven Evergreen Digital Marketing Strategies.

Build an eCommerce Store without a Developer

Learn how to build a fully functional online store, the different ways to list your products as well as how to brand and host them.

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Content: Inside the Course

What you will learn

Module 1

Business Economics

Module 1

Business Economics

This module will focus on coming up with a solid business plan, including cost & revenue structures and eCommerce related KPI’s as well as deep dive sessions into margins, costs and profitability projections.

Business Plan
Design a business plan, understand cost & revenue structure and eCommerce related KPI’s
Profitable eCommerce Businesses
Review eCommerce business types and how to make money from each of them
Deep Dive
In-depth workshops into margins, costs and profitability projections
Case Studies
Research on local and international eCommerce businesses
Practical Exercise
Draw up a fully fledged Business Plan

Module 2

Choosing a Product

Module 2

Choosing a Product

Whether you already have a physical or virtual product to sell or if you still need to find the perfect one, this module will help you select it and to find out whether what you have is going to bring in revenue

Understand
Understand the different ways of finding something to sell, either from your own physical products, virtual products or dropshipping, and look for retail arbitrage opportunities
Starting a Business
When you know what you want to sell, learn how to start the business
Product Assessment
Find out how to assess high potential products by carrying out quick online market research
Dropshipping
Learn about Dropshipping which is selling without having to worry about inventory or shipping
Virtual Products
Learn how to sell virtual products like services, educational products and leads

Module 3

eCommerce Platforms

Module 3

eCommerce Platforms

This module covers the different ways to list your products online, including fulfillment and distribution, branding and hosting as well as a crash course in tech development

List Your Products
Learn to list your products online from Fulfillment services (Amazon FBA, and Noon), to 3rd party distribution and create your own eCommerce website (Shopify and Woocommerce)
Third Party Selling
Learn about third party selling through Fulfillment centres
Branding and Hosting
Learn how to host and brand your own online store
Tech Development Basics
Crash course in tech development for a Woocommerce and Shopify Store
Customer Service
Learn about automation and how to implement online customer service

Module 4

Payments

Module 4

Payments

This module covers all payment options and restrictions and ultimately teaches you how and when to get paid

Getting Paid Online
Getting paid online, payment gateway options, opening a company bank account, Paypal and other lean payment options
Understanding
Understanding payment regulations and how to overcome payment restrictions in the MENA region

Module 5

Business Setup

Module 5

Business Setup

This module covers everything you need to know about getting setup, from region specific company licensing and setup to opening a bank account and to how to start a business as a bootstrapper

Offshore and Onshore Companies
Learn about options for Offshore and Onshore companies in the UAE, getting a trade license, and setting up a US / UK LLC.
Start a Business as a Side Hustle
How to start a business as a side hustle, without needing to register a company or open a company bank account
Start an Onshore & Offshore Company Internationally
The cheapest and easiest ways to legally start an onshore and offshore company internationally

Module 6

Shipping and Logistics

Module 6

Shipping and Logistics

This module covers everything you need to know about shipping, including an understanding of supply chain, shipping best practices, shipping on your own and automation

Shipping on Your Own
Learn how to use third party shipping providers and dropshipping if you are considering shipping on your own.
Supply Chain
Gain a basic understanding of the supply chain and shipping best practices
Automate Shipping and Collections
Learn how to automate shipping and collections

Module 7

Marketing & Selling

Module 7

Marketing & Selling

This intensive module teaches the basics of eCommerce Marketing and Sales and how to generate revenue from specific channels. It covers everything from creating marketing campaigns to tracking and reporting with Google Analytics

Basics of eCommerce Marketing and Sales
Learn how to generate revenue from Display Ads, Search Ads, Content and Retention channels and gain a solid overview of Digital Marketing
Paid Advertising
How to run profitable paid advertising to drive sales and learn to create paid display campaigns on Facebook / Instagram
Search Campaigns
Learn how to create search campaigns and Google Shopping Ads and how to use LinkedIn to find B2B customers
Tracking & Reporting
Find out how to run tracking campaigns and report with Google Analytics
instructors

Meet Your Practitioner Instructors

Ahmad Abugosh

Director of Marketing & Learning Programs at AstroLabs

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Alina Hassan

Founder of The Mad Alley & Digital Marketing Executive at AstroLabs

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Louis Lebbos

Founding Partner at AstroLabs

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Muhammed Mekki

Founding Partner at AstroLabs

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Mohtab Arabiat

Head of Digital Development – AstroLabs

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Naguib Toihiri

Head of SEO and Growth, Artefact MENA

Awarded MENA Search Personality 2017, Naguib Toihiri is an expert in SEO with over 10-year experience optimising online brands’ visibility. He has helped top Middle East brands in various sectors, including Qatar Airways, Emaar and Jumeirah Group. Global SEO Lead at Artefact, he is responsible for leading Artefact Group SEO practices and develop all the business opportunities to fulfill the market needs in the MENA region. Naguib regularly provides training in French Business School as well as in Dubai at Google Tech Hub, Astrolabs.

Schedules

Upcoming Courses

June 25 - July 1

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June 25 - July 1
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June 25 to July 1 Live sessions + One-to-One Support

Date
Timing
Day 1 - Thursday, June 25
3pm-6pm
Day 2 - Sunday, June 28
3pm-6pm
Day 3 - Monday, June 29
3pm-6pm
Day 4 - Tuesday, June 30
3pm-6pm
Day 5 - Wednesday, July 1
3pm-6pm

Frequently asked questions

This course is open to everyone, regardless of technical knowledge. Even if you are a complete beginner, as long as you have the desire to build an online eCommerce business, this is the program for you!

We'll be running the live sessions remotely through Zoom. You will receive all video recordings, pdf's and course material. You will also get access to office hours with the instructors to support you one-to-one. For participants that launch their business, you will also be given a one hour session with the founder of Namshi.com, as well as one month free access to the AstroLabs Coworking Community (to work out of either Dubai or Riyadh).

Yes, you will have lifetime access to all videos as well as additional recorded material when signing up for our eCommerce Launcher Programs.

If you have any other questions you'd like answered, email us at: [email protected]

Build Your Own Online Business in One Week!

3,999 AED

Build an Online Business From Scratch and Start Generating Revenue!

25 Jun 20 - 01 Jul 20
18 days left!
#StayHome  

30-day money-back guarantee

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