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MOBI On Demand: A New Way of Learning with MOBI (and still free!)

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If demands on your time leave little time for education, consider MOBI On Demand to learn with our new audio and video curriculum! 

MOBI On Demand debuts with a new course, Small Business Essentials, available now in English, on our learning management system. Small Business Essentials includes 10 topics to help you get started starting your own business. MOBI On Demand video learning is also available for free on our website by clicking sessions with a "play" symbol (▶️), or by visiting our MOBI On Demand Videos page.

Learn how to start your own business!

Two ways to learn:

Enroll: Choose among five 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


Alert icon MOBI News! MOBI expands free entrepreneurship education accessibility with audio and video curriculum, launching MOBI On Demand and the new Small Business Essentials course. Read post to learn more. 

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