Business Management with Accountancy

Centre of Excellence


£49 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
150 Hours
No formal qualification
150 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Always thought you could manage a team or run your own business?

We will help to prepare you so that your new business has the best possible start best chance of success.


150 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service


This course will take you through the essential stages in starting your own business. If you’re not sure what type of business you’d like to set up but feel that you might be a natural entrepreneur, this course should give you some ideas and inspiration. It covers all the legal requirements, how to manage your accounts and how to plan for the future. The course is designed to help you in the planning process so that you will be able to produce a thorough business plan to show a bank or potential investor.

Course Syllabus:

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • Is Business For You?
  • Positive aspects of business
  • Potential difficulties and challenges
  • Managing the Administration
  • Computing
  • Financing the Business
  • Sources of help and support
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 2 - Legalities and Regulations
  • Opening a Business Bank Account
  • Registering the Legal Structure of the Business
  • It’s All in the Name
  • Choosing a Logo
  • Business Registration and HMRC
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • License and Business Insurance
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Data Protection
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Law
  • Code of Business Ethics
  • Consumer Protection
  • Employment Protection
  • Minimum Wage
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 3 - SWOT and PEST Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis and Why you Need it
  • PEST Analysis
  • SWOT and PEST Analysis for a Better Business Plan
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 4 - Get Focused
  • Focus is Key to Success!
  • Websites and Domain Names
  • 8 Tips on Becoming a Great Manager
  • Business aims and objectives
  • Who are stakeholders and what are their considerations in a business
  • Mission statement
  • Strategy and tactics
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 5 - The Marketing Plan
  • What is Marketing?
  • Marketing Analysis
  • Market Share and Market Growth
  • Who is your Target Market?
  • Types of Business Orientation
  • The Four P’s of Marketing
  • Marketing Segmentation
  • Market Positioning
  • Free Marketing? It’s no Myth
  • Useful Resources for Marketing
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 6 - Essential Accounting
  • Book keeping
  • The Balance Sheet
  • Profit and loss account
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 7 - Human Resources
  • What Kind Of Boss Will You Make?
  • Employment Law and Human Resource
  • Protection at Work & Health and Safety and Human Resource
  • Auto Enrolment and Pension
  • Creating Job Descriptions
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 8 - Creating Your Business Plan
  • What is a business plan?
  • Reasons Why You Should Have a Good Business Plan
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Index

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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