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Intro to Business (Beta)

  • Earn 3 transferable credits
  • 100% online and Zoom-free
  • Includes everything you need

Courses as low as $400

Original price: $2400

Monthly payment option available

Pay upfront, or use Klarna to pay over 18 months with 0% interest. Outlier is proud to cover student interest fees.

*Based on 0% APR, only available to qualified customers with excellent credit history and subject to credit approval. Minimum purchase of $149. A down payment may be required. Monthly financing through Klarna issued by WebBank, member FDIC.
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Benefits

  • College Credits

  • Fun + Flexible

  • Affordable

Course
Overview

If you want to grow your career, or have the spark of a business idea, this course is your can of gasoline. 

Welcome to a new kind of business course. You’ll go beyond the jargon to gain fundamental business skills and fluency. From landing that job, to fundraising, management, marketing, and more, this course provides critical tools for modern business. You’ll even come away with a basic business plan. 

Using recent real-world examples and his own business savvy, Dr. Jim Mourey will show you that business isn’t just about making money. It’s about how to change the world.

World-Class
Professor

Named one of Poets and Quants’ “Best Business Professors Under 40,” Dr. Jim Alvarez Mourey passionately weaves his experiences as a first-generation college student, an accomplished marketer, seasoned researcher, and a renowned business teacher, into every aspect of this course.  

How It
Works

This is offered as a 14-week course with cohorts beginning every 2 weeks.

Enjoy cinematic video lessons (our CEO co-founded MasterClass).

Enhance your learning with gorgeous interactive textbooks based on evidence-based active learning principles.

When it is time for exams, open windows are designed to fit around your schedule.

Dedicated
Support

Hit a snag on the site? Have a burning question? We’ve got you covered.

Our dedicated Student Success team is available to assist you—and push you—to help you pass with flying colors.

Transferable credits from a top 60 school

Most schools accept credits transferred from University of Pittsburgh

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Give $75, Get $75.

School is better with friends. You get $75 off. They get $75 off. (Study buddies for the win.)

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Full refund if you do the work and don't pass

If you’ve put in the time and effort to do all the work for a course but do not receive a passing grade, that’s on us and you will receive a full refund. You may also exit the course before the drop deadline to receive a full refund (14 days from start for 14-week courses, and 7 days from start for 7-week intensive courses).

Designed to be flexible

Outlier’s immersive, asynchronous courses are built to fit into your life, no matter your schedule.

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Traditional course Outlier Intro to Business

Cost

$2400 on average

Cost

$400 with monthly payment option Pay upfront, or use Klarna to pay over 18 months with 0% interest. Outlier is proud to cover student interest fees.

*Based on 0% APR, only available to qualified customers with excellent credit history and subject to credit approval. Minimum purchase of $149. A down payment may be required. Monthly financing through Klarna issued by WebBank, member FDIC.

Credits

Usually 3-4 credits from your school

Credits

3 transferable credits from the University of Pittsburgh

Risk

Pay full price

Risk

Full refund if you do the work and don't pass

Format

In-person or Zoom

Format

Interactive and 100% online (Zoom-free)

Lectures

Specific time and place

Lectures

On-demand, anywhere

Exams

Specific hour

Exams

Flexible window

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Quality education. Now more affordable than ever.

Outliers can now make low monthly payments with 0% interest. Pay upfront, or use Klarna to pay over 18 months with 0% interest. Outlier is proud to cover student interest fees.

*Based on 0% APR, only available to qualified customers with excellent credit history and subject to credit approval. Minimum purchase of $149. A down payment may be required. Monthly financing through Klarna issued by WebBank, member FDIC.

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Frequently asked questions

  • We recommend students have earned at least a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. You must be 13 or older and willing to commit yourself academically to enroll in our courses. Students attempting Outlier courses should be ready for the academic rigor of college-level coursework. Be sure to pick the right Outlier courses for both your ability and your long-term goals.

  • When you Audit an Outlier course, it simply means you’re taking the course without the expectation of earning credits or impacting your college transcript. You will not receive a grade, a transcript, nor credits, and will not be participating in exams.

    Audit Path is ideal for:

    -High school students who are looking to add sparkle to their college applications, or learn more about a subject, but wish to avoid the burden of impacting their permanent records.

    -Lifelong learners who want to take a serious course but aren’t interested in receiving grades or college credits.

    Audit Path includes:

    -Lifetime access. Your course will never expire.

    -Access to all course materials (except midterms and final exams).

    -Access to our Student Success team to ensure you’re still reaching your learning goals.

    Audit Path makes you exempt from the following:

    -Quizzes (though Auditing students can still participate)

    -Midterm finals/grade

    -Final exams/grade

    If Auditing sounds right for you, after registering for your course, simply email us at success@outlier.org and let us know you’d like to go the Audit path. Note: You must contact us with this request before the drop deadline for your course.

  • If you have a request for reasonable disability accommodations, contact success@outlier.org. Please include specifics regarding the accommodation you are seeking. Additionally, if you have a disability accommodations letter from a school you are currently attending, you may send that to us as well.

    Outlier is committed to ensuring that learners with accessibility needs have equal opportunity to succeed in our courses.

  • We are thrilled to launch new courses every year across a wide variety of subjects. The course and materials have been created to our exacting quality standards but, like any good course, are improved and modified with each class that goes through it to adjust to the student base. After we move off of waitlist, we designate the first few real-world cohorts of any new course we launch as “Beta.” This “Beta” period gives us the chance to tinker with pacing, improve clarity, and fine-tune our support resources for the course. It also lets you know that we welcome any and all feedback from you and you may find your requests swiftly applied. And rest assured, we will still get you the same outcomes & credits as any other Outlier course.

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