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HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs – HP LIFE is a global program that helps students, potential entrepreneurs and small business owners establish and grow their businesses by providing online and face-to-face training in IT and business skills.

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Get to know our regular updated Tips & Resources section where you can find links with valuable information (e.g. branding, funding and marketing) that guide you on your way to successful entrepreneurship.

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  • It has been very difficult to get funding for my business but using the methods I learnt in this course has proved very effective and helpful. This course has taught me what information I must consider before making a decision on which type of financing to apply for.

    M. M. from Zimbabwe about 'Finding Funding'
  • HP-LIFE is a pretty neat and impressive platform for entrepreneurship learning; 'loved it'! Topics presented are specific and most useful to anyone who wants to be an entrepreneur. Great job!

    R. from India
  • This is a very powerful learning resource for determining the type of funding and the best way to receive funding for your business.

    Y. B. from Uganda about 'Presenting Data'
  • I do really appreciate what has been given to me during this course. I am now well equipped with the skills of inventory management and I believe these skills are going to play a vital role in my life. Thank you so much.

    W. M. about 'Inventory Management'
  • Great stuff indeed to start working immediately on my graphs. No more cold feet. Thanks HP!

    Y. B. from Uganda about 'Presenting Data'
  • After this courses, I was able to identify my hidden expenses. I have also learned a lot about Excel by taking this course. I feel that I progress day after day by taking these courses.

    M. A. about 'Profit and Loss'
  • This was absolutely marvelous! Lots of love to all you at HP LIFE e-Learning who have made this possible for all these young aspiring entrepreneurs to learn the best practiced methods for accurately setting prices!

    J. about 'Setting Prices'
  • I do really appreciate what this has given me. I am now well equipped with the skills of Inventory Management and I believe these skills are going to play a vital role in my life. Thank you so much.

    W. M. about 'Inventory Management'
  • I want to thank HP because I had money for a business but I didn’t know what to do with it. I didn’t know what kind of product I could provide to my customers and what the target market would be. After this course, I know what I can do with my money.

    C. from Congo about 'Benefits vs. Features'
  • Thanks to HP for this educational material, in a very simple way you have showed the basics of using FB marketing tools. I’m thinking about applying multiple types of social software in order to complete the campaign. I’m happy to participate in other educational programs.

    D. from Croatia about 'Social Media Marketing'
  • I have learned a lot of things about inventory management. Actually, I am working in the IT field. By using a spreadsheet inventory, I think it will be much easier to handle my computers and computer parts. Thanks a lot.

    A. H. about 'Inventory Management'
  • The course was so nice. It was an eye opener even though I know how to use a spreadsheet. I plan on using the categorizing tip in my upcoming clothing line. Thank you HP!

    M. about 'Setting Prices'
  • Thank you so much. For several weeks I searched for how to use Facebook to promote my business, and now I’ve found it here. Thank you!

    A. about 'Social Media Marketing'
  • We gained a lot of profit and knowledge by learning this course. It helps guide me on how to establish my own business by myself and keep a successful business. It supports me in how to tackle business rivals and new challenges.

    T. H. from Myanmar


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