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For everyone, forever.

Free Online Education to Start Your Own Business

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Remembering Phil Holland 
Founder of the My Own Business Institute
(July 8, 1926-December 26, 2021)

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our founder, Mr. Phil Holland.  Mr. Holland passed peacefully in his Los Angeles home on Sunday, December 26.  He was 95.  He leaves a legacy as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and visionary.  Please visit our Remembering Phil Holland page where we honor his memory and his inspiring dedication to helping others.

Alert icon 2022 courses now available! Registration is open for MOBI's 2022 Starting a Business, Business Exansion, and Quick Start Entrepreneur courses! Enroll today! Our 2022 Business Expansion course features new curriculum, providing digital marketing strategies for every stage of the sales process, visit Digital Marketing and the Marketing Funnel to check it out!

Learn how to start your own business!

Two ways to learn:

Enroll: Choose among three entrepreneur courses and earn a Certificate of Completion in just 20 hours from Santa Clara University. 

Browse: 36 topics to find answers to your most immediate business questions. 


MOBI is your FREE starting a business resource!


MOBI's content and curriculum are free, for everyone, forever, thanks to the generosity of our founders Phil & Peggy Holland. The mission at the My Own Business Institute (MOBI) is to start businesses that create jobs and build communities by providing education to aspiring entrepreneurs around the world. Read more about the Holland's lifelong commitment to helping others in Our Story.

Here are the steps you can take to learn with MOBI:

  1. Visit Our Courses to identify which course is the best fit for you and your business goals.
  2. Click Enroll Now to create an account in our learning management system, and choose your course.
  3. Begin!

In addition to the course curriculum, MOBI provides more content on our Resources & Tools page including MOBI blog posts, MOBI alumni Success Stories, and more.

You do not have to enroll to view the MOBI content! The curriculum is also available on our website to make it easy for you to find the information you need. However, in order to earn a Certificate, you do need to be enrolled in a course. 

Have questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or send us an email to


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