How To Create a Profitable Online Course Plan in 60 mins

In this full video tutorial, I will walk you through the step by step process of how to create an online course plan in 60 minutes - including:


  • how to choose your online course topic
  • how to conduct your market research to ensure that your online course idea has high market demand
  • how to find high-demand content to include in your online course
  • how to draft out your online course outline, including how to structure your modules and lessons


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If you're tired of having your online course creation at the bottom of your to-do list and just want to GET IT DONE, then this service is for you.

In just ONE DAY, I will create your online course plan outline with you AND build your entire online school, AND connect your payment gateways, email automation sequences and get you ready to pre-sell your course on the same day. 

This service can be done remotely via a live video call with me from ANYWHERE in the world; OR you can spend a day with me in-person and even FILM your online course before you leave my studio at the end of the day!!

Get ALL of your online course business set up and running - in 1 day!


This one day set up service, will ensure that you walk away with all of the basics in place to get your online courses out to the world.

Selecting this 'get it done' service will ensure that you have a one-on-one 'all attention on you' set up with me personally to get your entire online learning platform up and running, your course plan completed AND your course videos filmed!!  

There are two options for this service >> You can either:


Come to my home in Broome, Western Australia to do it in-person, one on one with me (and film your course in my studio as a free bonus if you choose the in-person option); OR



We can do it remotely via correspondence and 3 hours on a live video conference together (you do your own filming).  

There are two separate prices depending on which one of these options you chose.


Pre-day preparation checklist and tutorial video

A full 8 hours in person with Sarah Cordiner at her home in Broome if you chose the in-person option; OR 3 hours with Sarah via video call if you choose the remote/online session, as the rest of your service will be done via correspondence

Sarah will review your business model and suggest an income-generation model with your new course(s) in mind

Choose the perfect online course topic for impact and profit

Compose your course outline in a formal course plan template and keep the editable copy to use for all of your future courses

Build out your course structure and assemble your course plan with each of your course modules, lessons and activities

Determine your course pricing and set up your course payment options in your school (single price, subscription payments, payment plans or all of these)

Ensure your course delivery will be engaging with the right mix of delivery methods

Cover some basic presentation tips for when you do your filming

Open and set up your own online school so that it is live and ready for students to enrol before you leave at the end of your course prep day

Prepare your draft sales page copy and provide you with a template structure for building it out even more later.  You will be provided with a tutorial video and a template to prepare a draft of this before your day, and Sarah will check and tweak it slightly on the day based on the course we build together in the morning.

Brand your online school with your colours, logos and images

Set up and connect your payment and email marketing integrations on your online school

Set up and connect your ActiveCampaign account to your Thinkific school (depending on the plan you choose you may also require Zapier - I set that up for you too, if so)

Create a full automated email sequence in your Active Campaign that triggers when students enroll in your course to keep them engaged, completing your course and also offering your up-sells.  Don't worry, we set up your Active Campaign for you too.

Launch your online course and open your course for pre-sales and student enrollments!

If you chose the in-person version: After your course plan is completed (normally done by lunch lunchtime will then spend the afternoon (or whatever time is left) in the studio to film as much of your online course as your can! This will get you familiar with the studio and also provide you with content towards your online course. Almost everyone films their entire course in this portion of the day!  **Note the filming is a free bonus only available to those who come to Broome for the in-person option.  Those who select the remote/online option will self-film.

You get 1 month for FREE on Thinkific’s Business package when you book this service

Lifetime access to Sarah Cordiner's 'Edupreneur Academy' - over 30 online courses valued at thousands of dollars

Lifetime access to Sarah Cordiner's secret 'Edupreneur Alumni Club' Facebook group, reserved exclusively for Sarah's Course Creation Bootcamp and 1 Day Set Up clients where you will get regular challenges, training, tips and accountability tasks.

Whoa!!  ALL of this!  EVERYTHING done!! 

Before your in-person or remote setup session, we will have a call together so that I can find out more about you, your business and any course ideas you might have (don't worry, you don't need to have an idea for your course at all, many people don't!  It's my job to help you pick the perfect course topic for you, your business and your clients for maximum impact and profitability).

I will send you a 'Preparation Checklist' of information you need to send me prior to your session so that I can get things set up behind the scenes before we get together. 

Before you arrive/our online session, I will set up your online school for you (Thinkific), as well as set up your online course email automation software (ActiveCampaign) and the email sequence that will automatically go out to your learners as they enrol and progress through your course.

All of this marketing and tech set-up being done for you will save hours and hours of your time and endless pain in having to learn it all - AND it would normally cost you THOUSANDS through a marketing person on it's own!  BUT you are going to get your online course business model mapped out, AND an online course plan completed ready for filming (AND film your online course as a bonus for those who chose the in-person option!!) Truly, EVERYBODY walks away from my one day set up with everything done.

On the day, we spend the morning going through your business model and I will give you a suggested suite of products, services and/or tiers of offerings to maximise your exposure, list growth, market impact, authority and profitability.  

Then we move onto your online course outline.  
The plan for this one-day session is usually to create an online course of about 1 hour long.  Most people choose to create a course on this day that will either be their low price point 'entry' course, or their 'lead magnet' taster course that will serve the purpose of getting prospective customers into their system to upsell a bigger course to later on.  However, many people also use this to create their 'big mumma' flagship course too - we will determine that on the day depending on your unique situation.

Through conversation and questioning, I write your course outline FOR YOU, with you next to me/on the screen (so you get to see 'how' I do it as well as you getting it completed without any escape!)

By lunchtime, we are usually ready to start filming!  If you are in-person at my studio, I get you all rigged up infront of the camera, coach you through your video recording and don't let you leave until it's done! (evil cackle).

If you chose the ‘remote’ option, you will now be ready to hop in front of your camera or phone to start recording your course!
If you chose the in-person option (which is no extra fee), I will have my filming studio set up and ready for you and you’ll record your course there and then!

By the end of the day, you will be exhausted, excited and exhilarated and will have finally completed your online course empire setup, with your first online course all ready to go live to paying students!


Sarah Cordiner

Hi there, I'm Sarah.

I am a postgraduate qualified education professional with over 14 years of experience as a qualified teacher, trainer, curriculum developer and education leader.

I am a former university 'Executive Director and Head of Campus' and was the most senior leader of one of the most remote university campuses in the world - a university that was ranked number 1 in Australia at the time of my leadership.

I am also the CEO of an award-winning international education and training company which has designed, developed and delivered training and education (accredited and non-accredited) to thousands of learners across the globe - including small businesses, colleges, registered training organisations, universities, schools, ASX and Fortune 500 companies and State and Federal Governments.

Over the past decade, I have helped tens of thousands of course creators and who I call 'Edupreneurs' to create and sell their own engaging online courses and build successful education-based businesses.

I have a BA (Hons) Degree in Education, a Postgraduate Degree in Education, a Diploma to Teach and Certificate in Training and Assessment.

These qualifications combined with the practical experience of teaching, training and building a highly successful education services company can assure all of my clients that they are in great hands.

  • Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 - Titan
  • Best Female Entrepreneur in Australia, Asia and New Zealand 2023 - Stevies
  • 'Top 50 Must-Follow Female Entrepreneur for 2017' - Huffington Post
  • Postgraduate qualified in Education - PGCE and BA Hons (Ed)
  • CEO of Tekmatix (Ed-tech and SaaS company which accrued a market valuation of $15 million in its first year of operation)
  • Over 14 years running an international education & curriculum design company
  • 15 times published author and 5 times international number 1 best-selling author in the topics of education, training, course creation and building successful education-based business
  • Over 250,000 student enrollments in 181 countries

Learn more about Sarah here:

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So as you can see, this is an ultimate get it done immersion that is totally customised for you and your business alone (nobody other than you and I will be on our day together). 

Most Edupreneurs and course creators take years to get this done - I'd hedge a bet that you've probably been putting it at the bottom of your to-do list for waaaaay too long now too?! Am I right?!  Don't put it off any longer!

It is important that I let you know that I usually am booked at least 1-2months in advance, so please get in touch early if you are thinking about this so that I can let you know when my earliest available dates are currently.

I also am happily expecting my second baby in January 2020, and so will be on maternity leave from 23rd December 2019 until around March 2020.  This leaves only a few select dates remaining available for the next 8 months.


Most Course Creators completely procrastinate at trying to set up all of these inital elements of their business.

The overwhelm of the amount to do, the learning curve, the TIME to sit there and tie it all together, the uncertainty of whether they are 'doing it right'.

This one day set up is super popular because it takes ALL of that stress, frustration and time consuming work away.  Once it's set up once, it's set up for LIFE.  All you'll have to do is copy and paste the process Sarah gives you for creating your future courses and you'll be building an online course empire in no time because all the hard bits will be DONE.

Don't let your competition take over, or your chance to change people's lives with your content pass you (and them) by.  Now is the time and your opportunity is here.

Sarah only takes ONE set up per month, so there can often be a waiting list.  Don't wait too long! Put your name down today and finally get your online course created and out to the world on your own fully automated online learning platform!

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Join the Legends Lab and become a master course creator yourself!  My academy includes my most popular online course "How To Create Profitable Online Courses".  The Legends Lab contains well over 30+ online courses, detailed video tutorials, templates and books (all designed and delivered by me), that will ensure you hone the skills and knowledge to create and sell your own online courses and build a successful education-based business without ever needing to hire help again!


Let me do it all for you in my 'done for you' course creation services.  I will build your online school, set up your automatic course email sequences, design your course plan outline AND you will spend an entire day with me personally, one-on-one planning your profitable edu-business model and filming your online course.  GET A QUOTE.


This 30 day program combines online tutorial videos, live weekly group coaching via Zoom, a one on one coaching call and a secret Facebook group.  Design, create and launch your online course in just 30 days with Sarah's personal coaching and support. More info HERE.

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You will get access to over 30 of my online course which will give you every step, demonstration and instruction videos you need to create your online courses, build your own, profitable online school, become a leader in your industry and create a successful education based business by sharing your expertise with the world.


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