Starting up in Business

City University London
In Islington (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Short course
  • Islington (England)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

This is a practical evening course aimed at anyone embarking on a new business venture or those who would simply like to know what is involved in starting a new enterprise.The course highlights the key issues to be considered, from marketing and sales to finance and legal requirements. Topics will include the psychology behind starting up your own business, processes involved, business formats, market research and the importance of cash flow.Why Choose a City Short Course?Delivered as 10 weekly evening classes, the City Starting Up in Business short course combines academic expertise with practical knowledge - ideal for people looking to start their own business but not sure where to begin.Led by industry experts you'll develop a wide set of entrepreneurial skills within a flexible schedule which works for you. Course Information Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply Tuesday 4 October 2016 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Thursday 6 October 2016 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Tuesday 17 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Thursday 19 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Tuesday 2 May 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Thursday 4 May 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1799 Apply Now Tutor Info TBC (Tuesday)Mohammed...

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Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Islington
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Psychology
Market
IT
Marketing
Finance

Course programme

What will I learn?
  • Understand the stages involved in setting up a business;
  • Gather an understanding of the financial needs and legal requirements for a small business;
  • Be able to construct and prepare and present a business plan;
  • Understand the nature and requirements of the  market and marketing.
Topics Covered:

1. Psychology and Motivation
2. Principles of Marketing
3. Business Planning
4. Structure, legal entities and Intellectual Property Protection
5. Finance and Management Accounting
6. Branding Networking and PR Matters
7. Operational Issues including people management
8. PR and Advertising
9. Sources of Finance
10. Valuing the Business

Additional information

Teaching and Assessment

Each week has a main subject topic and a supplementary topic depending on the level of classroom involvement. All participants are encouraged to do research in the background. Some participants write a business plan over the period of the course, but this is not compulsory. There is no formal assessment.