Frequently Asked Questions

What is the DreamBuilder Program?

DreamBuilder is a fun and interactive online training program that consists of 13 beginning business courses. You earn a DreamBuilder certificate after completing all the courses.

What is the Financing Your Dream course?

The Financing Your Dream course is a stand alone, companion course to DreamBuilder.

It helps you get organized, identify the best types of funding for the stage of your business, and prepare to approach funders. At the end, you will generate a Capital Action Plan that will serve as a step-by-step process for obtaining funding. It takes about two hours to complete and you can take it without having started or completed DreamBuilder.

Who takes DreamBuilder?

DreamBuilder is designed for women interested in starting or growing a business.

Is DreamBuilder only for women?

DreamBuilder is designed for women, but anyone can take it.

I am not sure I want to start a business. Is DreamBuilder right for me?

DreamBuilder will help you determine if you should start your own business. Even if you decide against launching a business, the program helps you to explore this exciting opportunity.

In what languages is DreamBuilder offered?

DreamBuilder is offered in English and Spanish.

What are the topics covered in DreamBuilder?

DreamBuilder covers all the core issues that you must consider when starting a business. Topics include: planning, marketing, pricing, management, accounting, managing risk, finding funding, setting goals, and many more.

How long is DreamBuilder?

The program consists of 13 courses. The average course takes about one to two hours to complete.

How difficult is DreamBuilder?

DreamBuilder is accessible to almost everyone, no matter what your education or experience is. It has a conversational tone, and is like listening to a friend share what she knows about business.

I have never taken an online course. Will this be hard for me?

The DreamBuilder program is designed to be easy to navigate, even if you don’t often work online.

Do I have to take DreamBuilder all at once?

You don’t have to complete all of DreamBuilder at the same time. You don’t even have to complete all of a single course in one sitting. Since it’s based in the cloud, you can leave DreamBuilder at any point, and pick it back up again the next time you log on. You don’t even need to own a computer, you just need access to one.

What will I get out of DreamBuilder?

The benefits of DreamBuilder include a course completion certificate, a draft of your business plan, a community of peers, and access to tools and templates.

How much does DreamBuilder cost?

The program is free when you register here on our DreamBuilder website. If you sign up through a partner organization, there may be a nominal fee for additional support and activities provided by that organization.

Why is DreamBuilder free?

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation created DreamBuilder to support women entrepreneurs throughout the world. They have fully funded the cost of the DreamBuilder program.

Who created DreamBuilder?

DreamBuilder is designed Thunderbird School of Global Management and developed by Blue Drop Performance Learning. Both are leading organizations in the field of online business.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us.