It's a great impulse to get some education on entrepreneurship before you start a small business or become self-employed. There's a lot to know - and it's better to learn before you make a costly mistake.
However, there's a lot of bad business training offered online or in person. Some of it is out-of-touch, outdated, sketchy or basically a sales pitch. Worse are the out-and-out scams that seek to separate naive wanna-be entrepreneurs from their nest eggs.
Read my column today to learn how to vet business education classes.