Focus on the skills you need
The Award and Certificate both share one unit, ‘Assessing your own suitability for enterprise’, which focuses on the learner’s personal skills and abilities and their reasons and expectations for setting up on their own. The four additional units in the Certificate each cover a key practical area.
- How to set up and run your business legally, and where to get help with legal issues
- Market research, how to promote and sell your product or service, and how to offer good customer care
- Business finance, including start-up costs, financial record-keeping and cashflow
- Develop and evaluate your business idea, write a business plan.