This MOOC will teach you the fundamentals that you need to start a business. Case study used throughout is based on cafe business "Caffeine Cafe".  In the span of just a few weeks we will go through the whole process step by step explaining every aspect of how to manage a cafe business.

This course is targeted to secondary school levers however anyone can register into this course and participate in the activities.

Learners are expected to review the lesson in form of video/pdf/ppt slides and participate in the course activities in form of forum, practice or quiz in order to receive the certificate of completion.

If you have pre-registered before the start date, you will be able to see the content, but you can't click to view any of the content until the start date.



The Team

Enna Ayub       743 kudos

I am a Lead e-Content Development Specialist with experience both in corporate and education sectors. My passion is building elearning courseware and helping s...

Mohd Muttaqin       543 kudos

Position: Lecturer in School of Business, Taylor's University, Malaysia Qualification:  B.Sc and M.Sc (International Business)  Currently undertaking PhD in Dev...

Wan Liyana Naznim       222 kudos

Experienced e-Content Development Specialist at Taylor's University with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in Adobe Creative...

Ateqah Madon       122 kudos

Hello everyone, I'm a teacher for this course and I can't wait to learn with all of you.

Haniffa Beevi Abdul Jaleel       102 kudos

Position: e-Content Development Specialist  Qualification: Master  in Instructional Design and Technology  Hi. I am instructional deisgner who like to make sure...

Mr Ong       23 kudos

Hello everyone. I'm an academic staff attached to Taylor's Business School, Taylor's University, Malaysia. I hope you have a wonderful learning experience with...

IRENE ONG POOI FONG       6 kudos

I am a Senior Lecturer at Taylor’s Business School, Taylor’s University Malaysia.  I specializes in the area of organisational management and behaviour and has...

alice cheah       2 kudos

Miss Alice Cheah earned her MBA (Strategic Marketing) from the University of Lincoln, UK and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Economics) from Curtin Univer...

Taylor's University       0 kudos

Taylor's University is a private university in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It was founded in 1969 as a college, was awarded university college status in 20...

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More Information

Introduction to the Course

Welcome to Taylor’s Business School (TBS) Massive Online Open Course (MOOC). In this course, you will explore “A Business Journey with Caffeine Cafe”. Here, you will be able to understand the fundamentals on the processes of setting up a cafe business and you may apply the same concepts and processes in setting up any business enterprise.


Lesson Objectives

At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to:

1. State the production aspects of running a business

2. Describe how people work as a team in an organisation

3. Describe the financial aspects of opening up a business

4. List a few approaches on marketing to the customers


This course is designed to be taken fully online.  You will need to complete all activities in each topic to receive a certificate.



The Lecturers:

Module Leader

This module will be led by Mr. Mohd Muttaqin Bin Mohd Adnan. Mr. Mohd Muttaqin graduates as one of the top Masters students in International Business from Universiti Utara Malaysia. Previously, he worked with the bond international settlements team in one of the worlds’ top leading investments companies before joining Taylors. 

Other Lecturers:

Miss Irene Ong Pooi Fong is a Senior Lecturer at Taylor’s Business School in Taylor’s University.  She specializes in the area of organisational management and behaviour and has more than 10 years of experience in tertiary education, research and training. She was awarded the Chairman’s Award for Excellence for teaching in 2004. Her areas of research interest are mainly in the studies of organisational behaviour, corporate environmentalism, learning and managing diversity.

Mr. David Ong Fong Yew holds a Master of Business Administration degree. He has been with Taylor’s University for nearly 5 years and his prior commercial experience includes external and internal auditing. 

Miss Alice Cheah earned her MBA (Strategic Marketing) from the University of Lincoln, UK and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Economics) from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia.  Alice has 8 years of corporate wealth experience prior to joining Taylor’s University.


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A Business Journey with Caffeine Cafe

Status: Self-paced

Students: 494