Learn the Basics in Starting an Online Business
You’ve got an idea, one that you think could be a great business. But you don’t want to limit yourself to one location, you’re not looking for a brick-and-mortar store, you’re thinking online. That’s not a bad idea since online shopping and spending is predicted to grow at exponential rates. Get the advice, tips, tools, and pointers you need here.
This Building an Online Business course will lead you from your idea to your online business. It will take a look at important components such as business plans and marketing while touching upon payments, online marketplaces, and much more. With those topics covered you will have the skills to become an online entrepreneur.
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.
What The Course Will Teach You:
- Define what an online business is
- Identify opportunities for an online business
- Find resources to support your business
- Create a business strategy that includes a business plan, budget, and marketing plan
- Begin setting up a website, mobile presence, and storefront with e-commerce support
- Much more...
Units Of Study
Certificate In Building an Online Business
Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course.
Session 1: Course Overview
Session 2: How Online Businesses Can Benefit You
A Brief History
Benefits of Online Businesses
Words of Warning
Session 3: Laying the Groundwork
Who Are You?
Doing Your Research
Outlining Your Ideas
Session 4: Creating a Business Plan
Creating a Business Plan
The One-Page Plan
Sample Business Plan, Part One
Sample Business Plan, Part Two
Sample Business Plan, Part Three
Sample Business Plan, Part Four
Sample Business Plan, Part Five
Sample Business Plan, Part Six
Session 5: Breaking Down the Plan
Creating a Marketing Plan
Looking at the Steps
Creating Financial Projections
Part One: The Sales Process (I)
Part One: The Sales Process (II)
Part Two: Sales Metrics
Part Three: Expenses
Raising Startup Capital with Crowdfunding
Session 6: Building Your Online Business
The Basic Elements
Creating a Website, Part One
Creating a Website, Part Two
Creating a Website, Part Three
Creating a Website, Part Four
Creating a Website, Part Five
Creating a Website, Part Six
Creating a Website, Part Seven
Checking Out the Sites, Part One
E-Commerce Payment Options
Security and Privacy Considerations
Creating a Mobile Presence
Checking Out the Sites, Part Two
Joining Online Marketplaces
Session 7: Internet Marketing Basics
Social Media Strategies for Success
Session 8: A Personal Action Plan
Where I Want to Go
How I Will Get There
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
Flash Cards & Educational Games
Navigation & Controls
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)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)