The aim of this course is to introduce the student to the aspects that need to be considered when planning a successful new business.
Researching the Market
The Product or Service
The Marketing Strategy
Management and Organisation
Completing the Business Plan
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 20 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:
Award 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Start Your Own Business (Skills Course) Certificate
Start Your Own Business (Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges
Award 2 is issued by our Awarding Body: Level 1 Start Your Own Business (Skills Course) Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 1 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 1 (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.
This award has been designed by Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.