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.
Course Content - Starting a Small Business Course
This starting a small online business course consists of the following three units:
Unit 1 – The Benefits of Online Business
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.
Unit 2 – Creating a Business Plan
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.
Unit 3 – Building your Online Business
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 Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.