Basics of Business
This course provides students with an introductory knowledge and understanding of business skills. It provides an introduction to business activities and concepts.
WHO IS IT FOR?
This course is designed for students wishing to progress to employment or further study in the area of business and provides progression routes to a number of higher level courses.
No prior knowledge is required.
HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
The course is fully supported with a student learning pack providing everything required to complete the programme. Students may therefore follow a self-study, open learning or tutor supported programme.
HOW IS THE COURSE ASSESSED?
Study packs contain a series of assignments which are designed to reflect the course learning aims. On completion of the assignments students are eligible for the award. There are no examinations nor externally set assessments.
The course is designed for personal development and is not externally accredited. Students who successfully complete the series of assignments will receive a certificate of completion from Study House.
Comprehensive study packs are available which fully support the delivery of this course. Packs contain:
• Study Guide
• Detailed course notes
Packs are produced by Study House Limited, an established provider of learning materials for accredited educational programmes.
1. TYPES OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP
• Sole Traders
• Limited Liability Companies
2. BUSINESS STRUCTURES
A description of types of management structure in businesses.
3. KEY BUSINESS FUNCTIONS
A description of key business areas e.g.:
• Human Resources
• Customer Services
4. BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS
A description of key stages in business transactions e.g.: