course10 Steps To Start A New Business

A Blueprint for Building the Company of Your Dreams

You've decided to go into business, but where do you begin?

Starting your own business can be stressful so it’s important that you know what you need to do to get started.

In this course you will learn the ten most important steps you must take when starting a new business.

Developed by professional businessman and an accredited teacher this course is delivered online and consists of 10 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by e-Courses4You are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. e-Courses4You is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.


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What's Included

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What the course will teach you:

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookkeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • Much more...

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Units Of Study

10 Steps To Start A New Business

Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.

Step 1 Business Names and Structures

Choosing a business name
How to choose a name
What do you use the business name for
What to consider when choosing a name
Is your business name unique

Business name registration
How to register a business name
How to find out if it’s available
What government websites to go to
Where to go on the government websites
How to search domain names and check availability
How to purchase domain names

The structure of your business
3 Structures
What each structure means

The importance of bookkeeping
The keeping of records for taxation purposes
You must know how your business is doing

Setting up supplier accounts
Credit accounts
Return for refund policy

Step 2 Planning for Success

Writing a business plan
Business plan included in the course
What is a business plan and why do you need one
Strengths and weaknesses
Competitors Strengths and weaknesses
Is your business idea viable
How your business will be organised
What is your business venture
Market research
Sales and marketing
Financial predictions

Step 3 Finance and Accounts

Open a bank account
What you need to open a bank account
Registration of business name
Types of business accounts
Interview with bank manager

Business finance
Ways to get finance/capital

Step 4 Business Location

Choosing a business location
Factors to consider
Security issues
Room/space available
Market research
Security issues

Business leases
What length of lease to choose in the beginning

Licences to work from home
Council licenses
Taxation issues
Types of businesses to run from home
Interview with home business person, set up, issues and insights to running a home based business

Step 5 Government Requirements

Tax file number
ABN number
Register for GST
Any licenses

Step 6 Business Stationary

Printing needs
Business cards
With comp slips
Letter heads
Printing tips
How to design a logo and artwork
How to save on costs

Step 7 Marketing and Branding

What is Marketing and when will customers buy
What is Branding, name, logo and slogan
Domain name rego
Web marketing,
Social media
SEO and what this means
Google Adwords, what is it?

Step 8 Employees

Staff are most important for your business
Understand employer obligations
Part time or full time staff
What your best employee would look like
How to choose the correct employee

Step 9 Insurances

What type of insurances do you need?
What type of insurances to consider
Fire and theft
Legal liability
Business interruption
Business vehicles
Public liability
Workers compensation

Step 10 Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

Tips on starting from scratch
Fixed and variable costs
Advantages of starting from scratch
Positive and negative elements of buying a franchise
Buying an established business
Do your due diligence
Factors to consider

Training Features

With eCourses4You's e-learning system, certification has never been simpler! You can be starting your IT career or taking your current IT skills to the next level in just a few short weeks. Our award winning learning system gives you all of the benefits of a live class at just a fraction of the cost.

eCourses4You’s courses include:


Expert Instructor-Led Training

eCourses4You uses only the industry’s finest instructors in the IT industry. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.


Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations

Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. eCourses4You always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.


Quizzes & Exam Simulators

eCourses4You’s custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.

This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. eCourses4You Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.


Social Learning & Networking

eCourses4You has designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS) This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and eCourses4You employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

Flash Cards & Educational Games

eCourses4You knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

Navigation & Controls

eCourses4You’s self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)