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Introduction to Starting a Business

Subject Area

Business & Professional

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This course will give you an understanding of the main aims of a new business, challenges they can face and how best to deal with these challenges. You will also understand the difference between products and services, and the resources required to offer them.

Why should I choose the course?

Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years. Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding.

What will I learn?

The main learning aims of the course are:

  • Understand the main aims when starting up a business
  • Know the difference between products and services

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit: wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

The college offers a range of flexible learning opportunities to learners. Professional qualifications are delivered within our specialist Business School and are supported through digital virtual learning environments and digital learning tools. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled in their specialist professional sectors and enhance the courses they teach on with their excellent industry links.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, although it is recommended that have literacy skills at level 1.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
80
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. This course is free for residents of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. Subject to terms & conditions.

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
80
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £17,324. This course is free for residents of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. Subject to terms & conditions.

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