Course Description

Business as Mission 2.1 Program Description

This innovative and dynamic online course merges the best practices and ingenuity that missional Christian entrepreneurs have successfully used for years in third world countries and applies them to inner cities and urban areas in America. It is very unique in that it combines effective strategies from the areas of 1) economic  empowerment, 2) social engagement, and 3) spiritual enrichment. By the end of this course you will have a strategic playbook to make a significant impact in your community by integrating social entrepreneurship and urban missions in a compelling way.

Student Testimonials

"Professor Paul Wilson is a dynamic teacher, who's passion, command and mastery of business development, consulting, industry knowledge and faith-based entrepreneurship creates a powerful synergy in the classroom. Professor Wilson is one of those teachers, who is able to take theory and break it down into concepts that are easily understood. Additionally, his passion for small business leaders and communities is both tangible and contagious. Professor Wilson challenges you to learn, think critically and strategically, and most importantly to dream big dreams." ~ Oneka Williams

"His wealth of knowledge on leadership, branding/marketing, innovation, and biblical entrepreneurship make him an asset to any project... I thank Paul for his nuggets that have helped me become a better leader in the business community. " ~ Sheldon Joseph

"Paul’s insight as an entrepreneur prodded us to think outside the box as well as evaluate our tenacity in becoming entrepreneurs. His commitment to helping others succeed is seen in everything he does." ~ Monica Patterson

"His wealth of knowledge on leadership, branding/marketing, innovation, and biblical entrepreneurship make him an asset to any project." ~ Missy Johnston

Senior Instructor

Paul Wilson Jr.

Paul Wilson Jr., founder of Kingdom Business University, has been a champion for economic, social and spiritual empowerment for more than 15 years. As a business consultant, community developer and adjunct college professor, his teachings and writings have helped countless numbers of people around the world - from school classrooms to corporate boardrooms to NFL locker rooms to villages in Rwanda - successfully integrate their calling, career and community.Click here to learn more about Paul Wilson Jr.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Module 1: In the Beginning God Created Entrepreneurs

    • Module 1 Overview

    • God's Startups

    • God's Marketplace Principles

    • God's Entrepreneurial Attributes

    • 8 Best Practices of Godly Entrepreneurs

  • 3

    Module 2: Jesus, Jobs & Justice

    • Module 2 Overview

    • Reconciliation and Poverty

    • What Communities Need

    • Why Business Can Make a Difference

  • 4

    Module 3: The Role of the Church in Business as Mission

    • Module 3 Overview

    • Negative Perceptions of Business

    • Biblical Precedent

    • Biblical Entrepreneurs

    • What Can the Church Do?

  • 5

    Module 4: Community Engagement and Assessment

    • Module 4 Overview

    • Community Needs

    • Community Assets

    • Community Assessment Process

    • Community Assessment Guidebook

    • Community Assessment Assignment

  • 6

    Module 5: Forming a Business as Mission Company

    • Module 5 Overview

    • Vision and Mission

    • Strategy

    • Target Market

    • Action Plan

    • Business Model Canvas Explanation and Examples

    • Business Model Canvas Template

    • Creating a Customer Avatar

  • 7

    Module 6: Essential Business Systems

    • Module 6 Overview

    • Strategic Planning

    • Product Design and Branding

    • Leader Discipleship

    • Go Deeper

  • 8

    Module 7: Business as Mission Success Factors

    • Module 7 Overview

    • Purpose

    • People, Product, and Planning

    • Promotion, Pricing, and Profits

    • Perseverance and Partnership