|Course Level||Level 1|
|Awarding Body||ABC Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||80 hrs|
|Entry Requirements||There are no particular entry requirements|
The Internet has revolutionised the way the world does business like nothing else in recorded history. It is now perfectly possible for anyone with vision, commitment and ambitiousness to bring their business dreams to life online. Starting an online business from scratch has never been quicker, simpler or more affordable. Nevertheless, it is important to understand the mechanics and core elements of the successful web business, before going ahead and putting a plan into action.
This incredible staring a small business course from Oxford Home Study College will guide you through the process of setting up and running your very own online business. With no experience or technological background required, our introductory course for starting a small online business explores a range of essential theoretical and practical business basics. There are no deadlines or time limitations to worry about and the course is accredited and is 100% online.
Over the course of three detailed units, you will be introduced to a number of important topics, including identifying business opportunities, the key benefits of starting an online business, how to successfully market your business venture and the basics of website development.
Upon completion, you will get an accredited and recognised ABC Awards certificate to enhance your CV and employment prospects.
This starting a small online business course consists of the following three units:
The introductory unit focuses on the recent history of the online business, exploring the endless advantages of building and operating your own web enterprise. Unit 1 also introduces candidates to the identification and exploration of available business opportunities, along with the importance of considering competition, target audiences and more.
Course Unit 2 turns attention to the creation of professional business plans – an essential element in the founding and developing of any online business. Key subtopics introduced include essential marketing strategies, gathering business resources, creating and implementing marketing plans, making accurate financial projections and an exploration of crowd funding.
In the third and final unit, course content focuses on the fundamentals of building and developing a strong Internet presence. Candidates are introduced to the most important elements in the website creation process, an overview of e-commerce, the importance of reaching out to mobile markets and the basics of contemporary web marketing.
Paying in Instalments: £140 (Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £10
Pay in Full: (£41 Discount) £99
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.