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Money Made Simple – “How to set up a business” skills course, online & self-paced (Bronze/Silver/Gold) 2023

Do you aspire to set up your own business but don’t know where to start? Or do you want to learn a range of skills to help with your future career?

Our online courses will teach you the essential marketing, financial and website skills you need to set up a business from a financial and investment expert.

How does the course work?

The course is online, can be started at any time and is self-paced so you can fit it around existing commitments. Each week consists of a video to watch, followed by a practical task to help you develop your business skills.

Our courses are tailored to young people, with lots of practical tips, step-by-step real-life challenges and inspiring case studies.

What will the course cover?

Our three-month course covers the basic skills you need to set up your own business:

• You’ll learn about how to create and research your business idea.

• We’ll teach you what you need to know about creating a business plan, together with the basic finance skills you need to get to grips with the financial side of running your own business.

• You’ll learn how to create a brand identity, including how to choose a brand name, select a domain and create an eye-catching logo. You’ll learn about the different ways of advertising and marketing your business.

• We’ll teach you how to build a website, including selecting a domain and choosing your hosting platform.

• You’ll learn how search engine optimisation skills, including how to rank on Google searches and how to be effective in advertising and marketing your business online.

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