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Genesis Entrepreneurship Training

Launch your new business without losing your soul.

About Genesis

Genesis is a 9-week digital program focused on training early-stage entrepreneurs. You will learn simple and practical tools to evaluate your business concept, create a business model, and build a plan for launch, all for $499. 

What you get

9 weekly sessions in a flexible hybrid learning model that combines asynchronous learning and weekly virtual workshops

A community of fellow founders and small business leaders participating with you

Lifetime access to a library of cloud-based business planning tools and 30+ training sessions for startups and small businesses

What you make

A detailed business strategy that's ready to evolve with your business

Cost and pricing structures for your offering

Sales projections for the next year

A clear financial runway

A simple, effective business pitch

How it's different

Grow your faith and fruitfulness through integration of practical skills and biblical wisdom

Build a consistent brand for both your life and your business

Develop yourself and others through Jesus' discipleship model

Create sustainability through both work and rest as God designed

How Genesis Works

Here’s what you can expect throughout your 9 weeks of entrepreneurship training.

Online Sessions

Each week you'll meet virtually with your cohort for 90-minutes to go through


Between sessions you'll complete coursework on your own and access resources with each session to keep you on track and ensure you're applying Genesis directly to your business.

Customer Conversations

Identify your customer, learn to engage with them regularly, and create a customer-focused marketing plan.

Peer Engagement

Community will be built among fellow founders and small business owners participating with you with regular feedback and encouragement.

Launch Readiness

Guided process of discovery and collection of assumptions as to why your business is going to work through the OCEAN Business Model Canvas.

Biblical Principles

With everything anchored in Biblical principles that provide valuable faith tools for both life and business to help you grow as a leader and an individual.

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Practical Training in a Global Community

Genesis cohorts include entrepreneurs from all around the world! 

Learn alongside entrepreneurs from places like Nigeria, China, the Philippines, Pakistan, and more, as well as from all over the U.S. 

Genesis curriculum is universally practical in any cultural environment.

Nothing travels like Genesis! All requirements can be completed from wherever you are.

What Other Entrepreneurs Have Learned Through Genesis

Angela Wright
Wright Design and Deco

The tools given through the OCEAN course—worksheets, charts, forming a mission statement, etc.—helped very much and I have referred to them in my processes. I’ve also continued to further my education and business experiences with mentors.”

Corin Weiss
Hooked Workshop

“The community aspect was a big part of my decision to sign up for Genesis. Getting to bounce ideas off my cohort and see that they were struggling with the same things I was struggling with and helping each other through that stuff—that was the best part of it.”

Rokeya Thomas
Royal Consulting

“I was already an established entrepreneur and I just didn’t think it was for me…but there’s always something you can learn. Genesis reinforced practices I was already doing and gave me new ideas. If you are in the beginning stages of your entrepreneurship, I would wholeheartedly say definitely this is the program for you!”

Tulani Soffin
Cocoa Milk & Honey

“What Genesis introduced me to is how to determine if I can make this into a business—at least in terms of unit profitability.”

Meet Our Genesis Facilitators

Dr. Gordon Jones
March Genesis Facilitator

Dr. Gordon Jones is a former healthcare executive turned techie. After graduating from The Citadel and serving two tours in the 82nd Airborne Div USA, he earned his Masters and Doctorate in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Learn more about Gordon

Abbi Lee
February Genesis Facilitator

Abbi is skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Event Planning, Customer Service, Crisis Intervention, Mission Development, Data Collection and Strategic Planning. Abby is a strong business development professional with a Masters in Public Health and working on my Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management from Walden University.

Learn more about Abi

Brenda Homan
January Genesis Facilitator

Brenda helps others pursue their passion by pursuing mine.

She is a business Professional utilizing her qualifications in business, organization development, and coaching, to develop professionals into strong leaders within the workplace and community.

Specialties: Coaching. Creative Leadership Development. Innovation. Organization Development. University/College Engagement.

Learn more about Brenda

Ryan Holdeman
January Genesis Facilitator

With the spirit of an entrepreneur, a passion for scaleable technologies, and the heart of a teacher, Ryan has found myself in many opportunities to help organizations that mentor others to grow and to thrive.

Ryan loves personal growth, creativity, clever business models, strategy, marketing, and naively big ideas. He wants to be a part of big bold ideas supported by creativity and innovative business models.

Learn more about Ryan

Genesis Content Overview

Called To Create Community, Work, Your Why, First Fruit

Your Customer
& The Problem
Jesus the Builder, Business Model Canvas, Customer, Problem & Testing

Solutions & Value Resources, Solutions & Benefits, UVP, Advantage, Elevator Pitch

Channels & Marketing Message, Marketing, Selling, Channels, Cost

Financial Capital
Spiritual Capital, Costs, Price, Break-Even, Cash Flow

People & Systems Sustainable Rhythms, Structure, Accounting, Key Metrics

Funding & Moving Forward
Leadership, Goals, Action Plans, Funding

Go-To-Market & Operations
Impact, GTM Plan, Operations, Big Pitch

Ready to Get Started?

There’s no better time to get your new business off the ground for $499.

Genesis Scholarship Fund

Interested in Genesis but $499 isn’t in budget?  Don’t let cost hold you back! See if you quality for a scholarship.

Entrepreneur Readiness Workbook

Thinking of launching a new side-hustle or branching out into your own business?

Download an interactive I Am Ready Workbook that will help you figure out if you’re ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.


Have Questions?

We believe that there are great biblical principles that help business-owners lead healthy and fulfilling lives.  We also believe that many of these same principles are overarchingly true and when applied well can have a significant business impact regardless of your particular spiritual background. 

Genesis is designed to train any early-stage entrepreneur within any industry who is committed to developing their idea and launching their business. 

The cost of Genesis is $499 per participant/founder.

Yes! If you’d like to have a cofounder or teammate take Genesis Entrepreneurship Training with you, there is a discounted rate of 70% off.  Email us directly to request this discount code for registration.

Refund policy: refunds requested more than one week before the cohort launches will be fulfilled 100%. Refunds requested less than one week before the cohort launches (or after launch) will be refunded 50%.

Deferral policy: upon registration, requests to defer to a future cohort will incur a $50 transfer fee.

Genesis is a 9-week digital training program with asynchronous and synchronous content designed to bring you a hybrid model learning experience.

Each week includes a 90-minute live virtual workshop for training and community. In addition, each weekly session includes flexible asynchronous learning modules that vary in length—participants should plan to spend approximately 4 hours on each weekly session.

Each 90-minute workshop is made available to the cohort for review during the life of the course.  Missing a single live virtual workshop is not a deal-breaker for participating in Genesis.

The program schedule, available dates, and registration links can be found on the Genesis Registration Page page.

Yes! For information on group sales or private cohorts for you and your organization or team email us directly.

If you have additional questions, you can schedule a call with Hailey from the OCEAN team, or you can email her directly. She loves talking to entrepreneurs who are thinking about joining Genesis!

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