Preparing to Start a Business

This course will help you assess your readiness to give up day job, and start your own business. In addition, you will examine the main start up options including franchising, and select your best fit option.
Preparing to Start a Business


Are you considering starting your own business? Are you ready to quit your job, and ready to open an office? Have you got the resources to get started?

This first course in the Global Small Business Program course helps you evaluate your personal readiness for entrepreneurship, and consider the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed

In addition, you will be able to examine the range of options open to you in starting up, including looking in some detail at franchising as an alternative. We will also consider some of the major challenges in business, and the reasons why new busineses can fail - know how to avoid the pitfalls.

You will also find a range of downloadable  resources to help you make the decision, and to select a pathway to business which best meets your needs and circumstances.

The contents of this course include:

  • Assessing your Entrepreneurship profile
  • The Skills and Knowledge required to run a Business
  • Business Start-up options
  • Buying into a Franchise
  • Risks and Challenges of Start-ups
  • Taking the first steps

Suitable For: All Learners

Course Duration: 8 Hours

Course Access Duration: You will have access to your course for 90 days from date of purchase

Assessment: Online Quizzes

Certification: Completion Certificate

Delivery: Online

Resources:  Learners' Manual, Articles and workbooks

ILM Equivalence: E.201 - Assessing own suitabily for Enterprise

Payments options are available at checkout.

Payment Path At Checkout Monthly
Pay in Full £ 79.00 - - £ 79.00

Purchases over £ 100.00 qualify for our installment plan.


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