Growing Startup or Small Businesses by Collaborations Course

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Learn why and how to find winning business partners, build a high growth company, and an amazing career

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Getting started with mountain climbing may seem intimidating, but with Julia's expert guidance you'll be up the summit faster than you could have ever expected. Learn all the skills and confidence needed to tackle the most daunting situations with ease. Pretty soon, a trip up to the mountains will be the best part of your week!

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The path to becoming an expert mountaineer and cliffhanger takes dedication and time, but if you put your mind to it, you'll have no problem becoming one of the best. What are you waiting for?

About Your Instructor

Nitin Pradhan

Nitin Pradhan

Former Obama Appointee | Founder ScaleUP USA

Nitin Pradhan has 25+ years of experience in delivering results-focused innovation, transformation, and business expansion for organizations. Nitin is currently the CEO of Launch Dream and the Managing Partner of GOVonomy. Launch Dream is a business growth accelerator for the US and international firms. GOVonomy is an "innovation as a service" for government and government contractors. Nitin recently co-founded a social enterprise initiative called ScaleUP USA to help American small and mid-size businesses accelerate growth and reduce their failure rate.


Nitin was a first term Obama administration appointee and the award-winning, nationally recognized federal CIO for the US Department of Transportation (US DOT), where he provided IT leadership, vision, strategy, policy, and oversight for US DOT’s more than $3.5 billion annual IT portfolio and for over 3,000 IT employees and 10,000+ contractors -- the 6th largest in the Federal Government.


Earlier, Nitin was the IT Executive at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the 10th largest school district in the USA. Nitin has also been the Managing Director of prestigious Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), which is focused on the technology-based economic development and the CEO of a wireless startup, TechContinuum.


Nitin has a BS in engineering, MBA in marketing, and MS in accounting. Nitin is a regular keynote speaker in the Washington DC circles and has been a board advisor and growth strategist for many organizations.


The Art and Science of Business Collaboration

  • Art or Science.pdf FREE

The US Business Environment Overview

  • SBA Profile.pdf FREE

ScaleUP USA Accelerator Focus Areas

  • ScaleUP USA.pdf
  • Don't Fail. Grow.pdf FREE

What Do Businesses Want?

  • Businesses Wants.pdf FREE

What is Business Collaboration or Teaming?

  • Continuous Collaboration.pdf FREE
  • Collaboration Definition.pdf FREE

Internal Vs. External Business Collaboration

  • Types of Collaborations.pdf FREE
  • Business Opportunity.pdf

Advantages of Business Collaboration

  • Advantages of Collaboration.pdf

The Chief Collaboration Officer Opportunities

  • Career Opportunities.pdf

Types of Businesses -- The Difference

  • Business Types.pdf

Types of Growth Channels

  • Growth Channels.pdf

6 Major Facts About Business Collaboration

  • Collaboration Facts.pdf

5 Major Opportunities for Business Collaboration

  • Collaboration Opportunities.pdf

5 Major Areas for Business Collaboration

  • Areas for Collaborations.pdf

14 Major Methods for Business Collaboration

  • Methods for Collaboration.pdf

Case Study: McDonald Franchise

  • Case Study.pdf

Developing a Business Collaboration Plan

  • Collaboration Plan.pdf

Case Study: Apple Contract Manufacturing

  • Case Study.pdf

6 Step Process for Business Collaboration

  • Collaboration Process.pdf

6 Major Ways Business Partners are Found Today

  • Business Partners.pdf

Creation of a Business Collaboration Profile

  • Collaboration Profile.pdf

The Future of Business Collaborations

  • Collaboration Marketplace.pdf

Collaboration Marketplace Demonstration

  • Marketplace Demonstration FREE

Successful Entrepreneurship Without Products

  • Opportunity 1.pdf
  • Opportunity 2.pdf
  • Opportunity 3.pdf

3 Tools for Business Collaboration

  • Tools Discussions.pdf

Industry Practicum

  • Industry Practicum.pdf