Starting a small business Short Course


An extra 1.5 million people became self-employed between 2001 and 2017 and now around one in six people earn their living this way.

If you’re thinking of embarking on starting a small business it can be quite daunting at first. Opening your own business is often a learn-as-you-go process. However, the more smart decisions you make early on, the better your chances of success.

Therefore, it is essential you know exactly what is involved, this course aims to provide that knowledge base.

This course is suitable for:

SME, Corporate Organisations, Managers, Line Managers, Supervisors, Mentors & Coaches or Employees wanting to develop within the workplace.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Online


  • £114

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • Discuss the difference between an entrepreneur or business owner
  • The types of businesses structures available
  • Determining which products or services to sell
  • Importance of price setting
  • Producing a Marketing Plan & Business Plan
  • Evaluation of the Importance of Social Media
  • Effective Customer Relations


You'll be taught by Angela Beattie, who is a businesswomen and professional speaker. Having started her career in business, marketing and lecturing, she has had the opportunity to train people across a range of industry sectors, from corporate organisations to education providers. Her focus is on building effective teams and thereby increasing productivity. Angela is an expert in psychology, personal development, NLP, holistic therapies and well-being. Her presentations are thought provoking, engaging and inspirational.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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