This course is suitable for those who are thinking about or have recently embarked on a start-up, and want to gain the skills and knowledge needed to develop the business.
The course will give learners an understanding of the initial processes & requirements of a business start-up, knowledge of the first steps including the marketing, legal & financial requirements, & an understanding of how to write a business plan.
Learners will compile a portfolio of evidence that will be assessed to gain their Level 2 certificate. Occasional home study time may be required.
There are no formal entry requirements to this course and tutor support is offered where necessary.
Four mandatory units will be covered:
Initial steps for a business start-up
Marketing a business start-up
Legal & financial considerations for a business start-up
Developing a business plan
As part of the course, learners will take part in a variety of theory and practical based sessions that will develop their awareness of business & personal skills needed to embark on a business start-up.
As part of the course, learners will meet a variety of business owners to support them in their start-up journey, who will then become a wider business support network vital for future success.
This course can lead onto a Full Time or other Part Time courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College, including:
Level 3 Business & Enterprise
Level 2 AAT Accounting
Level 2 Principle of Business Administration
Level 2 Principles of Customer Service
In addition, we have a variety of social media courses available covering the essentials of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube, to help support your business venture.
If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.
For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course code: B36028-S01
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