One way to keep someone from taking an idea is to develop the idea. "4 Ways to Keep Someone from Taking Your Million $ Idea" is a training product that helps an individual formulate a strategy to develop and protect his or her idea. This product explains the various steps of the product development process and the activities during each step. An 75-slide audio visual presentation (over 3.5 hours) explains the ways one can protect his/her idea in each phase of the development process. Modules in the program provide guidelines for protection of an idea from conception through commercialization. In addition to this slide presentation, this product contains more than 100 pages of reference materials that provide further discussions of the product development process. This resource has a product development exercise with more than 30 questions for the user to answer or consider. These questions guide a person through each step of the development process for their particular idea. In addition, this product contains guidelines for working with invention development companies. Also included is a discussion of the more than 25 questions an investor or company will about your idea. The product has an appendix with samples of several different legal agreements one may need during this product development process. These sample agreements contain explanations of each provision. This easy to understand and use product will help the user create a plan to help them turn their idea into a commercial product.