Business Startup Diploma

Maximise your chance of success

Starting a business is a stressful and hectic time. With a lengthy to-do list of all the different tasks you need to do, it can be overwhelming. Often new business owners don’t take the time to look at what training they might need to help them carry out the varying tasks that running a company necessitates. By dedicating some time to personal development at the beginning of the process, you will be maximising your chances of success.

Feel confident that you can get a job in any business

Our Business Startup Diploma is a great way to gain practical, hands-on experience in some of the key areas involved in running a business. Subjects covered include everything from Understanding Business Accounts, Bookkeeping and Marketing, right through to Project Management and WordPress. You’ll come away with a renewed focus to ensure your new business venture succeeds.

This diploma will take around six weeks to complete. It’s flexible, enabling you to combine your studies with other commitments. You can study in any of our centres or online, using our distance learning system. We believe investing time in yourself at the beginning of the business startup process will pay dividends in the end. Let us help you get ahead of the competition and hit the ground running with your business!

Business Startup Diploma

Your details

Training Centre

Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden

Course Info

Duration 140 hours flexi study or 6 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)
Training Type Diploma
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 140 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

If you’re an entrepreneur and thinking of setting up your own business, this diploma will ensure you have the professional skills and know-how to make the process as seamless as possible.

 

 

Awarded 140 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration 140 hours flexi study or 6 weeks full-time (Full-time based on approx 20-30 hours a week)

Course Content

CORE COURSES

Bookkeeping Transactions and Controls Part 1

This course will help you learn the processes and procedures involved in manual bookkeeping. You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.

Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from, in terms of real pound signs!

Facebook for Business

Learn how to use Facebook to help promote and market your company. Looking at how businesses can maximise their social media presence we look at the whole spectrum of opportunities that this social media platform offers a business.

LinkedIn for Business

This course is designed to bring you up to speed with using LinkedIn in a business environment. It guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.

Project Management Fundamentals

Split into four engaging parts, this course takes you through the full life cycle of a project in terms of defining what it is, planning every aspect, implementation, completion and evaluation of a project.

Marketing Essentials

Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market the company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products.

Introduction to Business Structure and Law

If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law.

Twitter for Business

This is a short online course that takes you through the basics of how to get started on this popular social media platform, enabling you to use effectively.

Understanding Business Accounts

For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts – essential knowledge if you run a small business.

WordPress for Business

Our online WordPress for Business training course is specifically designed for those wishing to learn how to create a business-focused website. You’ll learn about designing a site and how to physically create a website.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business

This is a short online course that starts to take the mystery out of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) so you can understand how you can use it to your advantage.

ELECTIVE COURSES (choose one)

(Alternative subjects may be chosen if more suitable to your existing skills and career.)

Course Overview

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The Business Startup Diploma offers an excellent opportunity of professional skills development for any prospective new business owner. So, if you’re an entrepreneur and thinking of setting up your own business, this diploma will ensure you have the professional skills and know-how to make the process as seamless as possible.

Career Path

With this Diploma you’re arming yourself with skills to setup, manage and promote your own business. You’ll gain essential skills any business owner or entrepreneur needs.

Pre-requisties

There are no specific pre-requisites required before starting this course.

Event Series Speedwriting

Speedwriting

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

This course is ideal for anyone involved in taking notes at all levels in both work and personal life. The course is particularly beneficial to those for whom taking minutes...

Event Series Power BI Introduction

Power BI Introduction

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Learn how you can leverage Power BI to easily build reports and dashboards with interactive visualizations. Connect to and visualize any data using the unified, scalable platform for self-service and...

Event Series Telephone Techniques

Telephone Techniques

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

This 1-day workshop has been developed for people who would like to improve their telephone communication skills. It is particularly aimed at those who use the telephone as an important...

Event Series Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

For managers who are developing into senior leaders. You are even less involved in the day-to-day delivery of the work; your success depends on your ability to manage your managers...

Event Series Meetings and Minutes

Meetings and Minutes

Edinburgh 4 Queen Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

For anyone who organizes and takes minutes at meetings and those who would like to do this role to a professional standard. What you will learn: The difference between formal...

Adobe Photoshop

For individuals who are new to Photoshop or have only used Photoshop for limited tasks. During the course you will learn the fundamentals of the Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud from...

Event Series PowerPoint Introduction

PowerPoint Introduction

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

For Individuals who have never used PowerPoint or have only used it for limited tasks. At the end of the course, you will be able to create professional-looking presentations. What...

Event Series Word Intermediate

Word Intermediate

Glasgow First Floor 82 Union Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

For Individuals who are already using Word to an introductory level – this course will streamline and perfect your Word skills by teaching you intermediate features available within the Word...

Testimonials

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

M Mon

T Tue

W Wed

T Thu

F Fri

S Sat

S Sun

1 event,

2 events,

2 events,

3 events,

0 events,

0 events,

2 events,

3 events,

Adobe Photoshop

Event Series

2 events,

2 events,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,

3 events,

Adobe Illustrator

Event Series

2 events,

1 event,

2 events,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

2 events,

2 events,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

1 event,

- Event Series

Speedwriting

1 event,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,