Who it’s for:

This online qualification is aimed at adults wishing to gain an understanding of business start-ups.

What you’ll learn:

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up, the first steps in creating a business start-up including the marketing, legal and financial requirements, and how to write a business plan.

You will study the following units:

  • Initial steps for a business start-up
  • Marketing for a business start-up
  • Legal and financial considerations for a business start-up
  • Developing a business plan



About our distance learning qualification courses:

Our distance learning qualification courses are provided through our partnership with Stamford College and are fully funded (free) for learners who meet the eligibility criteria. They are studied online, with no exams involved, and take a maximum of 16 weeks to complete. Upon successful achievement, you will be awarded a Level 2 Certificate.

To find out more about eligibility, or to enrol, please visit Stamford College’s website: www.stamford.ac.uk/distanced-learning.

Course Fee: fully funded for eligible learners

Help with course fees is available. Please click here to see if you qualify.

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