Cofounding The Right Way

Cofounding The Right Way


A practical guide to successful business partnerships.

Learn how to find the perfect co-founding team that meets your qualifiers. Learn how to analyse and pick cofounders that fill your company gaps. Use a proven strategy to document the essential requirements to avoid cofounder confrontation. Use a systematic approach to dividing up company equity. Use custom-built calculators to arrive at fair equity splits. Learn how to use milestones and vesting to protect yourself from a “bad cofounder” relationship. Understand the three different frameworks for splitting equity. Learn about and access a “Cofounders’ Collaboration Agreement” to protect your interest in the company. Use resources to help you negotiate and fix future cofounder problems.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The Cofounding The Right Way is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Course Introduction
Welcome and how to use this course 00:04:00
Section 02: Should You Have a Partner
Should you have a partner? 00:14:00
Section 03: Know What You Are Looking For In a Partner
Know What You Are Looking For In A Partner 00:29:00
Section 04: Preselect Your Cofounder
Preselect Your Cofounder 00:15:00
Section 05: Cofounder Dating
Dating Times 00:11:00
Section 06: Getting Serious
Getting Serious – Roles & Responsibilities 00:12:00
Getting Serious – RACI Matrix 00:11:00
Section 07: Equity Splits
Equity Splits 00:09:00
Fixed Equity Split 00:19:00
Dynamic Equity Split 00:15:00
Section 08: Cofounders' Agreement
Cofounders’ Agreement – document it 00:14:00
Cofounders Agreement – live it 00:07:00
Section 09: How to Fix Mistakes & Handle Disputes
Cofounder Mistakes Aren’t Fatal 00:09:00
Trouble In (Cofounders’) Paradise 00:17:00
Section 10: Congratulations - End of Our Course
The End 00:01:00
Assignment – Cofounding The Right Way 00:00:00

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