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Aug 18, 2022

Genesis Block Academy Launches September 2022

Sponsored Content provided by Girard Newkirk - Co-founder & CEO , Genesis Block

Genesis Block is announcing the launch of the Genesis Block Academy in September 2022. The mission of Genesis Block is to build the entrepreneur class and the launch of the Genesis Block Academy enables the scaling of entrepreneur training to a national audience. The Genesis Block Academy graduated close to 40 companies in 2021. The educational programming focuses on supporting early stage founders as they develop sustainable business models to strengthen their venture. Genesis Block companies generated over $15 million dollars in economic activity in 2021. 

This article summarizes the Genesis Block Academy and the product offerings that support entrepreneur training and business model methodology.

The Genesis Block Academy operates three curriculum based training programs, Block and a digital learning academy that will launch in September 2022.

What is the Genesis Block Academy?

The Genesis Block Academy is designed to support early stage startups, community entrepreneurs, diverse owned businesses and local small business owners with the development of sustainable business models. Genesis Block Academy offers three curriculum based training programs; Block Basics, Jumpstart Academy and Wits Begin Incubator. The academy also offers a Digital Learning Academy that can be accessible globally.

Who is the Genesis Block Academy for?

The Genesis Block Academy is inclusive an open to all. Any entrepreneur or organization that seeks a proven method to support business growth will benefit from the Genesis Block Academy.

What types of courses are offered?

The Genesis Block Academy is designed to support entrepreneurs regardless of their stage of development so the courses range from the basics of business to scaling strategies for high growth businesses.

The Genesis Block business network has grown to over 200 members through digital outreach, business partnerships, memberships and entrepreneur training.

What qualifications do I need to take entrepreneur training courses at Genesis Block Academy?

There are no qualifications necessary. Genesis Block Academy accepts all students that apply.

What if I am just a beginner in entrepreneurship?

No problem! The Genesis Block Academy supports entrepreneurs at the very early stages of business development.

What is Block Basics?

Block Basics is for early stage entrepreneurs at the beginning of their journey. Participants will have access to seminars, workshops and training material to help them establish their business and conceptualize their idea. The goal of Block Basics is the establishment of the business with legal structure, permit and licensing, business bank account and concept clearly defined.

What is Jumpstart Academy?

The Jumpstart Academy is an 8 week intensive course for early stage entrepreneurs that focuses on idea validation. Founders enroll in a structured entrepreneurship program that provides skills training, lean business development principles, mentoring and monthly consultations. The goal is for entrepreneurs to firmly validate their business idea and move forward to strengthen the venture.

What is the Wits Begin Incubator?

Wits Begin is an incubator program designed to help early stage startups and small businesses achieve business model validation and prove market potential. Founders will receive educational programming, technical assistance, business model development, mentoring and networking. The program consists of 8 weeks of training and business development. The goal of the course is business model validation.

What is the Genesis Block Digital Learning Academy?

The Block Digital Academy is your go-to resource when it comes to online teaching and learning for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The Genesis Block Academy will provide the technical skills, curriculum, training tools and digital platform to build the entrepreneur class and train budding entrepreneurs around the country.

Why is training important for a business owner?

Most entrepreneurs learn the hard way: from their mistakes. While there’s nothing wrong with that method (failure is a great teacher), you want to save it for the big lessons. Entrepreneur training provides the resources to help early stage business owners avoid the pitfalls of being a new business owner.

Is your curriculum aligned with a state standard?

The Genesis Block Academy focuses on the local small business owner and community entrepreneurs so our curriculum is designed to enhance the sustainability of business models.

How much does it cost to students?

Contact [email protected] for more information and details.

How much does it cost for organizations to purchase Genesis Block Academy training?

Contact [email protected] for more information and details.

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