- Course Code: USFEC17BBD
- Location: Online
- Duration: 8-10 hours
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Business Basics Certification
Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? Do you need the skills and knowledge to start your own business and achieve success? Have you finished school and are thinking of entering the business world and want to boost your career from the start? Then this Business Basics course may be what you are looking for.
Introduction to the Business Basics Certification Course
The business certification course is made up of sixteen modules. These modules are brimming with valuable information that you can use straight away in your working day. Overall, the course takes around ten hours to complete, each module taking you between fifteen to thirty minutes.
Learn about branding, setting goals and finances; learn everything you need to know to start or grow your own business. You will gain a lifetime access to the course modules, so you can refer back to them at any time.
Enjoy the convenience of online learning where you can study at your own pace using any device from anywhere, as long as you have internet access.
What you will learn
This certified course is going to teach you everything you need to know in business. The modules comprise of the following:
- Starting your own business, where to begin, generating ideas and personal qualities you are going to need.
- Understanding the importance of a business plan and how to start your own business.
- Researching your business market and how to identify your target audience.
- What is branding, how to use branding and how it will affect your business moving forward.
- How to set goals and tackle issues.
- Understanding financing and options available. Identify how much money you will need to start up your business, along with what you need to give in return.
- Understanding cash flow, accounts and bookkeeping. Learn how to budget, how to keep track of invoices and payments.
- Get a firm understanding of marketing and social media and how you can use these to boost your business. Learn how to market your business on a tight budget and what considerations to factor into your marketing decisions.
- How to source and manage staff. What you need to do to keep them motivated. Also learn the importance of training.
- Learn the legal issues which could affect your business moving forward.
- Get the low-down on tax and what taxes you will be accountable for. Also get some tips and advice to make tax an easy and stress free process within your company.
- Identify with your insurance needs. Get a good understanding of business insurance and what costs you may incur if you don't have the right insurance in place at all times.
- Learn how technology can help you grow your business. Identify what technology you need, how not to overpay for essential technology and things you should be aware of at all times.
- Identify what business ethics is and how it relates to your business. You will also learn how to operate effectively and how business ethics identify how you are perceived.
- Know why you need a website, what to include and how to market it effectively.
- Know when it's time to grow your business, know the pitfalls and how to deal with the future.
Benefits of the Business Basics Course
The business course is brimming with valuable information, tips and strategies you can use each and every day. The benefits of taking this course include:
- Study online
- Study at your own pace as and when you have the time
- Study in the convenience of your own home
- Gain the skills you need to start your own successful business
- Fast track your career
- Enjoy online support throughout your studies
- Compatible on all devices
- Enjoy lifetime access to the easy to manage modules
- Download and print your certificate on successful completion of the course and test
- Each module only takes around thirty minutes to complete
- Seventy percent pass rate secures you a certification and the knowledge you need to start and grow your own business
- Improve your knowledge and skill
Love the flexibility of the course
An excellent course that looks great on any resume and opens career doors. Having an industry-recognized qualification is useful in any line of work.
I have not yet completed the course but anticipate being able to use the skills learned to broaden my career options. Would highly recommend this course. It has plenty of supplementary material for the user and is as in-depth as it is comprehensive.
Love the flexibility of the course which allows the user to study in his/her own time which is great for those in full time employment or those with family commitments. Excellent course this far.
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Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in gaining a greater understanding of this subject is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down in to individual modules. Each module takes between 30 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all of the modules there is a 30 (multiple choice) question test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What happens if I fail the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time you will get a second opportunity to take the test again after further study.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download / print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate there will be an admin charge of $16
How can I pay?
We use Paypal for all payments on the site. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard ,American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. All payments are handled securely by Paypal.
Is my payment secure?
As previously mentioned your payment is totally secure. We use the latest ssl encryption for all transactions.
How long after payment can I begin the course?
You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received.
You should receive an email with your log in details as soon as your payment has been accepted. If you don’t get this email please check your junk folder, failing that please contact us for further assistance.
How long is my certificate valid for?
There is no expiry or renewal fees