Starting Online Business (Short Course)

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As part of our growing range of free courses, Oxford Home Study College is delighted to offer this basic starting online business course, 100% free of charge.  Crafted with home study in mind and ideally suited to newcomers, no prior knowledge is required and there are no deadlines or time restrictions whatsoever.  Our free online business coursesare open to candidates worldwide, providing the ideal opportunity to study in your own time and at your own pace for improved career prospects.

The course focuses on two primary topic areas, which include essential insights on starting your own business from scratch, a breakdown of the effective online business plan and so much more besides.

Enrolment is open 365 days a year, so why not make today the day you take that first important step towards launching your own online business?

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define What an Online Business is.
  • Identify Opportunities for an Online Business.

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


Course Content

This starting online business course covers the following topics:

TOPIC 1:          Starting an Online Business 

TOPIC 2:          Creating a Business Plan



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Course Level Short Course
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 20 hrs
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing