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START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
 
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 653


 

 

Student Profile

 

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practice of starting a small business

 

Description

 

The objectives of the course are to enable students to:

 

Examine the skill required to become an entrepreneur

Understand how to develop  a business idea and decide on the type of business structure

Plan a business taking account of external and regulatory factors

Conduct a market analysis

Compose a business plan and marketing plan

 

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. 

 

Assessment

 

Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

 

Course Accreditation

 

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

Course Duration

 

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 90 hours of study to complete.

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Certification

 

Price and Payment Methods

 

Please refer to current price list

 

 

 

 

Course Contents

This course consists of six units of study:

Unit 1 Is Entrepreneurship for You?

                    So you want to be an Entrepreneur

                    What does it take to be an Entrepreneur?

                    Entrepreneurial Business Skills

                    Entrepreneurship – Advantages and Disadvantages

 

Unit 2 What is Entrepreneurship?

                    Definitions

                    What is a Small Business?

                    What is Business Management?

                    Different types of Business Structures

                    About your Business Idea

                    Developing a Business Idea

 

Unit 3 Planning for your Business

                    Legal Requirements for your Type of Business

                    Protecting your Idea

                    Opportunities in Your Environment

                    Identifying the Competition

                    What is a SWOT Analysis?

 

Unit 4 Analysing your Marketplace

                    Supply and Demand

                    The Market

 

Unit 5 Funding your Business

                    The Business Plan

                    Elements of the Business Plan

 

Unit 6 The Marketing Plan

                    The Nature of the Marketing Plan

                    Characteristics of a Marketing Plan

                    About the Marketing Plan

                    Preparing a Marketing Plan



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
 
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
 
 
£250.00
 

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