What will I learn?

After this course learners will be able to

  • Understand different types of business ownerships.
  • Describe human, physical, technological resources and the costs.
  • Describe the target market for the business idea.
  • Define and describe the brand’s identity.
  • Describe different methods to market the business start-up idea.
  • Understand different pricing strategies.
  • Understand legal and financial considerations.
  • Understand the benefits of a business plan, why it may be needed.
  • Explain how to develop a business plan.
  • Review the success of the business plan and need for continuous improvement.

    Where will it lead me?

    Learners may also be interested in some of our other courses suitable for start up business owners:

    * A Website in a Day with WordPress
    * Email Marketing Mastery
    * Getting Started with Marketing
    * Social Media to Market Your Business
    * NCFE Certificate Level 2 – Creating a Business Start-Up

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course but ideally delegates will be thinking of starting a new business or are in the process of starting a business.

    Please Note

    Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.

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