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Managing & Running a Small Business

Subject Area

Business & Professional

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This online short course is part of the Warrington Vale Royal College professional development suite. This course introduces students to the key aspects of running a small business or social enterprise.

Why should I choose the course?

This course is one that is universally important regardless of what industry and level of profession you are working in. This course will help students develop an understanding of how the different aspects of running a business interrelate to achieve success.

This course is completed remotely, students are provided the information and materials which are set up ready through an online platform and can complete in their own time. Students are provided 6 weeks to complete the modules.

What will I learn?

On this course you will be introduced to the key aspects of running a small business or social enterprise. You will learn about the activities involved in running a small business to include:

  • Developing good relationships with customers
  • Planning and allocating resources
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Interpreting financial statements
  • Dealing with legislation and regulation
  • Developing a business plan

What will the course lead on to?

The course will give you the knowledge to take the next steps in setting up a small business. You could also choose to further develop your skills by studying a number of business and management courses.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is 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.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-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 formal entry requirements for this course but you are expected to have an enthusiasm and interest in the area and in professional skill development

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

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