This course will give you an understanding of the main aims of a new business, challenges they can face and how best to deal with these challenges. You will also understand the difference between products and services, and the resources required to offer them.
Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years. Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding.
The main learning aims of the course are:
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
For further information on student support please visit: wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/
The college offers a range of flexible learning opportunities to learners. Professional qualifications are delivered within our specialist Business School and are supported through digital virtual learning environments and digital learning tools. Our teachers are highly experienced and skilled in their specialist professional sectors and enhance the courses they teach on with their excellent industry links.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course, although it is recommended that have literacy skills at level 1.