About

Do you have a great business idea but aren’t sure how to put it into practice? Would you love to ditch your day job and be your own boss?

Now you can. Starting a new business can be daunting. You may be confident about your training and skills and know you can offer a good service, but what about all the other aspects of running a business? Maybe you have little experience with keeping accounts, marketing and promotion or even knowing how to get started? Most entrepreneurs will tell you it’s exciting and rewarding to shape your own destiny by setting up a company, but it can bring many challenges.

We’ve compiled this course to take the fear and mystery out of starting a business so you can go ahead with confidence. This easy-to-understand content is packed with inspiring material and workable ideas on all aspects of setting up and running a business, including:

  • Preparation - We’ll get you to explore your inner entrepreneur and recognize the skills and talents needed to make a success of running a business.

  • Introduction to Marketing - To give you a solid grounding on the basic principles of marketing plus really practical advice.

  • Setting up your business - Takes you through the less exciting but necessary formalities around your business structure, business name, intellectual property, legal obligations and registering your business.

  • Running your business - We get really practical and explain about budgets and cash flow, accounting and taxes.

  • Business Plan - Shows you the requirements for a business plan and where to find templates and samples to guide you to complete yours.

  • Launching your business - Rounds off with the more exciting elements of introducing your new business to the world.

Sign up for Start Your Business course today and make it the first step towards your dazzling new future!

Requirements

Trendimi courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lessons

Module 1: Preparation – Before You Start Your Business
  • Self-assessment. Are you an entrepreneur?
  • Market Research and competition analysis
  • Developing, assessing and testing your idea
  • Funding – how to finance your business idea
  • Availing of help
Module 2: Preparation – Introduction To Marketing
  • Income sources and pricing
  • Marketing, advertising, promotion
  • Building your marketing and sales strategy
  • Make full use of technology
Module 3: Setting Up Your Business
  • Your business structure
  • Business name, brands and intellectual property
  • Legislation/regulation/permissions
  • Registering the business
Module 4: Running Your Business
  • Budgets and cash flow
  • Accounting, record keeping and taxes
  • Business bank account and online banking
  • Arranging finance
  • Insurance
  • Premises
  • Home based business
  • Staff, motivation and training
Module 5: Business Plan
  • What is a business plan and why do you need one?
  • Sections in the business plan
  • Access help to write your plan
Module 6: Launching Your Business
  • Planning a successful business launch
  • Time management and delegation
  • Personal development
  • Building your business network

Career

Who is this course for?

  • Everyone who has always dreamed of opening a business or being an entrepreneur
  • Those who would like to explore the nitty-gritty of business ownership to find out if it's something they really want to do
  • Current business owners, to improve their knowledge base and sharpen their skills
  • Managers and leaders who would like to bring business-based ideas and knowledge into their individual skill sets

Certification

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course

  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

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    About

    Do you have a great business idea but aren’t sure how to put it into practice? Would you love to ditch your day job and be your own boss?

    Now you can. Starting a new business can be daunting. You may be confident about your training and skills and know you can offer a good service, but what about all the other aspects of running a business? Maybe you have little experience with keeping accounts, marketing and promotion or even knowing how to get started? Most entrepreneurs will tell you it’s exciting and rewarding to shape your own destiny by setting up a company, but it can bring many challenges.

    We’ve compiled this course to take the fear and mystery out of starting a business so you can go ahead with confidence. This easy-to-understand content is packed with inspiring material and workable ideas on all aspects of setting up and running a business, including:

    • Preparation - We’ll get you to explore your inner entrepreneur and recognize the skills and talents needed to make a success of running a business.

    • Introduction to Marketing - To give you a solid grounding on the basic principles of marketing plus really practical advice.

    • Setting up your business - Takes you through the less exciting but necessary formalities around your business structure, business name, intellectual property, legal obligations and registering your business.

    • Running your business - We get really practical and explain about budgets and cash flow, accounting and taxes.

    • Business Plan - Shows you the requirements for a business plan and where to find templates and samples to guide you to complete yours.

    • Launching your business - Rounds off with the more exciting elements of introducing your new business to the world.

    Sign up for Start Your Business course today and make it the first step towards your dazzling new future!

    Requirements

    Trendimi courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Preparation – Before You Start Your Business
    • Self-assessment. Are you an entrepreneur?
    • Market Research and competition analysis
    • Developing, assessing and testing your idea
    • Funding – how to finance your business idea
    • Availing of help
    Module 2: Preparation – Introduction To Marketing
    • Income sources and pricing
    • Marketing, advertising, promotion
    • Building your marketing and sales strategy
    • Make full use of technology
    Module 3: Setting Up Your Business
    • Your business structure
    • Business name, brands and intellectual property
    • Legislation/regulation/permissions
    • Registering the business
    Module 4: Running Your Business
    • Budgets and cash flow
    • Accounting, record keeping and taxes
    • Business bank account and online banking
    • Arranging finance
    • Insurance
    • Premises
    • Home based business
    • Staff, motivation and training
    Module 5: Business Plan
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one?
    • Sections in the business plan
    • Access help to write your plan
    Module 6: Launching Your Business
    • Planning a successful business launch
    • Time management and delegation
    • Personal development
    • Building your business network

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    • Everyone who has always dreamed of opening a business or being an entrepreneur
    • Those who would like to explore the nitty-gritty of business ownership to find out if it's something they really want to do
    • Current business owners, to improve their knowledge base and sharpen their skills
    • Managers and leaders who would like to bring business-based ideas and knowledge into their individual skill sets

    Certification

    To receive certification, you must:

    • Complete every page of the course

    • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

    If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

    You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

    This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.