Skills for Social Entrepreneurship in the US

Positive Planet US “Adapt and Rise” platform aims at providing a best-in-class learning platform for entrepreneurs coming from under-resourced communities. The platform is available to the public at large, free of charge for anyone with Internet connectivity, a computer, or a handheld mobile device. The curriculum consists of 8 modules: four modules covering “Essential Skills” courses and four modules on “Marketing and Finance Skills”.

About the program

Positive Planet US in partnership with Genpact and Edcast has developed a program adapted to entrepreneurs in the US, containing the knowledge needed to sharpen the skills they most need to develop to be successful in their ventures. The content has been created for the unique needs of under-resourced entrepreneurs, including curriculum in such areas as sales strategy and business development, growth and operations, and marketing, legal, accounting, and finance for small businesses.

PARTNERS: Genpact/Edcast











How much does it cost? +

There is no cost associated. Positive Planet US, Genpact and EdCast have partnered to offer this free on-demand E-learning platform to help under-resourced entrepreneurs to develop the skills they most need to be successful in their ventures. 

Who can access the platform? +

The platform is available to users from all over the world. The course is in English and is relevant for all small business owners that are at the idea stage or within the first few years of being established. 

How do I access the content? +

In order to access the E-learning content, you just need to create an account with an email address. Please follow the instructions below to register:

  1. Go to https://adaptandrise.edcast.com
  2. Click on “Create Account“
  3. Enter your first name, last name, email address, and password
  4. Open your confirmation email and click on the confirmation link
If you have any login issues, feel free to reach out to adapt.rise@genpact.com

How has the content been curated? +

Positive Planet has over 20 years of experience helping entrepreneurs succeed in their entrepreneurial journey and providing international entrepreneurship support to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work. Using our internal capabilities, the Positive Planet US team selected the most relevant content for small business owners and is also frequently reviewing the content, to make sure it is always relevant. 

How long does it take to complete the training? +

Please click here to learn more about the course structure. You can work through the courses as you wish and at your own pace. 

Is this donation tax deductible? +

Positive Planet is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of tax law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.
Tax ID: 52-2228170 

Is this a registered charity? +

Positive Planet is classified and treated as a 501(c)(3) public charity by the IRS in the United States since 2000. 

Is my donation secure? +

Make your secure donation through the PayPal Giving Fund where 100% will go to our charity, fee free. 

Other ways to give +

You can make checks payable to Planet Finance Corp. and send to:
23-10 30th Drive, 3A, Queens, NY 11102  

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