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BUSINESS SKILLS SHORT COURSE (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
BUSINESS SKILLS SHORT COURSE (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 160


 
COURSE
OBJECTIVES

The course is designed to provide essential business skills to enable smaller businesses to become more effective and efficient.  Students my study ANY of the modules listed overleaf

STUDENT PROFILE

This programme is designed for people working in a wide variety of business sectors and sizes, together with voluntary sector organisations.  People not currently in work but seeking employment will also find the programme of value, but will need to identify a host organisation on which to base their assessment.  The programme is most suitable for people wishing to enhance their business skills and also for those seeking an introductory programme before studying for professional qualifications.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no particular entry requirements but students must be committed, and have access to a business or voluntary sector organisation in order to complete the course work.

METHOD OF STUDY

The programme is offered by distance learning, enabling students to complete their studies at work or at home over a timescale which suits their other commitments.  No formal attendance at college is required but tutor support is included.

Each module carries separate accreditation, enabling students to gain recognition for their chosen module[s].

DURATION

Each module will take about 20 hours to complete, including the assessment. Students may register whenever convenient and assignments can be submitted at any time.


COURSE MATERIALS

 
You will receive; a course manual with exercises and activities, studyguide to help you plan your studies, tutor support by telephone/email, reading list and assessment materials.

TUTOR SUPPORT

Tutor support is provided by telephone and/or email.  Your tutor will contact you soon after registration to provide an induction and agree the timescale for the course.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

Students are assessed through an assignment based on their application of the knowledge to a real organisation.  Consequently the assessment will be work based, under supervision.

ACCREDITATION 

The course leads to the award of the Certificate in Business Skills (Level 2) from ASET, a leading UK awarding body recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.


PROGRAMME INFORMATION

MARKETING


01 Marketing Your Business 
Set your objectives… create your plan…. achieve it through better marketing skills

02 Advertising and Promotion
How to get your message across to customers

03 Direct Marketing
How to identify customers as individuals… understand their needs…and build a profitable relationship

04 Personal Selling Skills
How to profit from improved face-to-face selling techniques

05 Customer Care 
How to gain a competitive edge by achieving long-term customer satisfaction

06 Customer Care on the Telephone 
How to manage telephone contacts successfully and efficiently

07 Reception Skills
Creating the right impression when receiving guests and visitors


ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

08 Book-keeping
First steps in financial record keeping for the smaller business

09 Annual Accounts and the     Inland Revenue How your accounts are prepared.  What they mean to you, your creditors and the Inland Revenue

10 Taxation 
A guide to personal and business taxation


11 Management Accounting
How management accounts help your business survive and prosper

12 Credit Control 
How to manage credit and recover debt


13 Accounting with Computers
A guide to how computers can help with accounting

14 Costing and Pricing How costing and pricing can help you to make better business decisions


GENERAL MANAGEMENT

15 Effective Management
How to plan, make decisions, lead and motivate

16 Employing People 
How to recruit, motivate and part with staff

17 Managing Performance
How to promote good relations and improve performance with staff

18 Communicate for Profit 
How to get your message across via telephone, letters and personal contact

19 Time Stress and Crisis Management 
Coping with time, and dealing positively with stress and crisis

20 Negotiating Skills 
How to find solutions to problems which will be acceptable to all parties

21 Health and Safety at Work
The law and good practice in ensuring a safe and healthy workplace

22 Using IT in Your Business
Getting the most from Information Technology

23 Start Your Own Business Workbook 
Advice and guidance on planning and starting a new small business



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.


BUSINESS SKILLS SHORT COURSE (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
BUSINESS SKILLS SHORT COURSE (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
 
£250.00
 

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