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Start a Business at Home

Start by learning the fundamentals; then develop your business ideas with guidence from a business expert to refine and improve how you move forward.
Learn from people who have actually started and succeeded!
Many businesses do fail; but you can easily reduce your risks - under the guidance of a professional business expert, plan and initiate the development of your own business.
This course is unique in that it not only teaches you about business; but it gives you an opportunity to formulate a business plan, and improve it through a well structured mentoring process, where you can interact with and get feedback from an experienced and well qualified member of our staff.

Course Details

If you are doing the course full time you can complete it in 6 weeks, if you are studying part time then it will take 3-6 months on average to complete the course. Your course will expire after 1 year. You can start the course at any time as it is a self-paced online course.


Course Outline

There are 12 lessons in this course:

1. Introduction to Small Business
Types of business and communication, types of language, office equipment.

2. The Business World
Consultancy services, law and business, the landscape industry, business letters, communication systems.

3. Your alternatives - different types of ventures
Buying and starting a business.

4. Marketing
What is involved in marketing, advertising, selling, communication.

5. Planning
Organising and planning to ensure the success of the business.


6. Basic Bookkeeping
Financial statements, balance sheet, profit and loss statement,insurance.

7. Sales Methods
Selling, sales method, telephone canvassing.

8. Budgeting
Assets and liabilities.

9. Developing a 12 month business plan
Protection, planning and production.

10. Implementing a business plan
Communication with employees, planning the development of the business.

11. Reviewing progress in a new business
Research, evaluate and decide on business plan updates.

12. Improving profitability
Increase profit and reduce expenditure.


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