Business and Management

Features of Preparing to Set Up a New Business, Level 2

Course overview

Have you always wanted to be your own boss? Are you sitting on a business idea you want to bring to life? Then why not start here with HoW College and our short course in preparing to set up a new business.

Covering a multitude of areas including the challenges and risks of setting up a new business, marketing and finance, this eight week course will provide you with knowledge and skills which will support the setting up of a new business and working for yourself.

The course will be held in our newly refurbished Cathedral Building with excellent facilities and resources. Students will also benefit from HoW College being a certified Microsoft Showcase College and develop capabilities in using Teams, OneDrive and other industry specific software programmes.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Course Modules

Challenges and risks of starting a new business
Principles of marketing
Business Planning
Finance in a business context

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for this course will be via completion or a workbook and course work.

What can I do next

Did you know Worcestershire is one of the top places in the UK for the number of new business start-ups? Following successful completion of this course you can explore setting up your own business with a sound understanding of the elements required or you could continue with further education to develop your skills and knowledge.

Considering a formal, professional qualification? Then take a look at our management and professional courses covering areas such as: accountancy, marketing, management and HR.