Small Business Management - Online Course

Have you ever considered running a business of your own – working the hours you want with no one else to answer to but yourself? Why not make the break now and start earning the income you desire.

Courses Direct’s Small Business Management course teaches the skills and principles you should know in order to establish your own business, so you can start making money and enjoy the freedom that comes from working for yourself.

Think of the satisfaction you will feel by starting your own business and watching it grow. You can be the one in control of every element of its success.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Planning and launching a successful new business
  2. Market research - how big is the market for my idea?
  3. Product or services - what will you be providing to your customers?
  4. Developing a marketing and promotions strategy
  5. Recruiting and dealing with staff
  6. Financial information and how to make it simple
  7. Essential elements of a business plan
  8. Managing and organising your own business
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Learn what is required to be able to launch your business
  • Determine the market your business fits into and what this means for potential clients and income
  • Determine what your product will be and how it will look as a finished product ready for sale
  • Develop your marketing strategy to suit the market you are selling to
  • Understand how to recruit and deal with staff issues
  • Formulate your business plan
  • Set the budget and manage the finances of your business