What You'll Learn

  • How to classify your business

    What exactly does entity formation do for you? It provides protection so that if anyone where to sue your business you as the owner would not be personally liable. In this course you'll learn how to get set up as an entity so that you are not at risk.

  • How to protect yourself legally

    In this Course Bari runs down the three buckets of IP protection: 1. Trademarks 2. Copyrights; and 3. Patents. You'll learn the difference between each of them and which is right for your business.

  • How to scale from side hustle to main hustle.

    You've got your business set up. Bank accounts, IP protection and documentation are all done. What's next? It's time to think about your processes. In this course Bari discusses how to prioritize your next steps by finding the right additions to your team, automating your tasks and becoming more efficient.

Course curriculum

Meet Your Instructor

  • Bärí A. Williams

    Contract Attorney

    Bärí A. Williams

    Bärí A. Williams, Esq. is Head of Business Operations Management, North America at StubHub. She is responsible for business planning and operations to manage and oversee technical metrics, product innovation, and partnerships to drive P&L results across the company.  Prior to StubHub, Bärí was a commercial attorney at Facebook supporting internet.org connectivity efforts, building aircrafts, satellites, and lasers, and procurement.She also took on the passion project of developing strategy and creating Facebook’s Supplier Diversity Program, announced at White House Demo Day, and officially launched at NMSDC in October 2016, and served on Facebook’s Black Employee Resource Group leadership team.

Contract Attorney Bärí A. Williams is giving you actionable tips to help you get your business started the right way.