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Ready to start a business

This pathway will introduce you to the areas you must consider when you are ready to start your business.

These courses focus more on understanding your finances, product or service costing and marketing. 


Costs – how to understand them better and what different types apply to your business.

Financial planning can be easy. Find out what is involved in managing your finances and what works best for your business.

Understand the different ways in which to price your products or services, and what tactics you should consider

The importance of market research and planning. Make sure you are targeting your products or services at the right people. And what cultural aspects to consider when marketing internationally.

This course will help you make an effective marketing message, recognise opportunities to promote your business and identify additional sources of marketing advice and guidance.

Digital is here to stay.
Understand how to make it work for your needs, whether that be with a website, social media, or digital newsletters.


Not registered yet? Try the sample course - Market research essentials.

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