Starting and Running Your Own Business - The online course for the entrepreneur

A concise 6 module online learning course for the entrepreneur

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Course Overview

Be guided through the steps of setting up your own business from an expert who has made the successful transition himself.

Due to the current changes occurring within economies today, alternative career opportunities are often few and far between, and in some cases virtually non-existent. Your own business is almost always an option, and it is one that a lot of people are taking.

Starting and Running Your Own Business – The online course for the entrepreneur written by Roger Mason will guide you through the maze of setting up your own business. Over six modules, the course offers important advice and guidance which will help you reach your potential within business.

If you are considering setting up your own business, you certainly need information and some hard facts. This online course will provide you with essential guidance in areas such as funding, tax, accounts and much more!

Course contents

Starting and Running Your Own Business - The online course for the entrepreneur
Module 1 - Is Self-employment right for you?
Module 2 - Early decisions and sourcing information
Module 3 - Planning and funding your business
Part 1: The business plan and break-even calculation
Part 2: Funding the business
Module 4 - Finding your customers
Module 5 - Running the business
Module 6 - Finance and accounts in practice
Part 1: Book-keeping and accounts
Part 2: Dealing with Tax

Certificate of excellence

Upon course completion all participants are asked to complete a short questionnaire and then issued with a ‘General Certificate of Course Completion’.

You will also have an option to receive the advanced ‘Certificate of Excellence’. Participants are invited to undertake a final external assessment in the form of an online multiple-choice paper. A pass rate of 80% and above is required to ensure that a high level of competence has been achieved within the subject area and to receive this certificate. The final external assessment can be taken up to three time

Participants are required to achieve a pass rate of 80% and above to ensure that a high level of competence has been achieved within the subject area and to receive the advanced ‘Certificate of Excellence’. The final external assessment can be taken up to three times, thereafter the ‘General Certificate of Course Completion’ will be issued.

NB: The final external assessment is an optional appraisal and those participants not wishing to undertake it will automatically receive the ‘General Certificate of Completion’ for their personal development/training profile.

Course contributor

Roger Mason FCCA, FCIS, ACIB is a highly experienced company director and company secretary. His early career was with Midland Bank and the Ford Motor Company before becoming finance director of ITC Entertainment Ltd. He was, for 14 years, company secretary and finance director of a leading British greetings card company. He lectures widely on finance and business matters.

International Association of Distance Learning

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Previous customers include...

  • Harley-Davidson Europe Ltd
  • Personal
  • Sales to Success Ltd