10 Steps To Start A New Business

£149.00

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.

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.

What’s Included?

Wiki_tick  Unlimited  lifetime access
Wiki_tick  Access anywhere, any time
Wiki_tick  Fast effective training, written and designed by industry experts
Wiki_tick  Track your progress with our Learning Management System
Wiki_tick  Unlimited support
Wiki_tick  Save money, time and travel costs
Wiki_tick  Learn at your own pace and leisure
Wiki_tick  Easier to retain knowledge and revise topics than traditional methods
Wiki_tick  Exam preparation quizzes, tests and mock exams to ensure that you are 100% ready

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Modules

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
Agreements

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
Agreements

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
Envelopes
Letter heads
Invoices
Brochures
Flyers
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
Insurances
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

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS:

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)