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OpenLearn, which you can start at any
time and complete at your own pace.
There are dozens of business-related
courses on offer, including ones that
focus on bookkeeping and accounting,
social marketing, the role of the
manager and understanding your
sector. Visit open.edu/openlearn.
Universities and colleges are
increasingly offering more flexible
ways to study, which you can fit around
your working life. These may include
short courses that last from a day or a
weekend to several weeks, part-time
study, evening courses and distance
learning. There are a range of
qualifications available too, from
certificates and diplomas to bachelor's
and master's degrees, or you can
choose short courses on specific
aspects of running a business.
See what's on offer at your local
college or university or visit ucas.com
to search for a specific course.
A quick internet search will reveal
countless online courses designed
to equip you to run a successful
small business. Such courses cover
a range of subjects, from how to
design a business plan and building
an online business to bookkeeping
and human resources management.
Many of these courses offer a
convenient way for busy people to
learn. FutureLearn, for example, is a
portal for short online courses at
TAKE YOUR BUSINESS EDUCATION A STEP FURTHER WITH A UNIVERSITY
COURSE THAT WILL HELP YOU TO LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS
If you want to immerse yourself in more
a business concept into reality, using cutting-
in-depth study, you may want to consider a
edge business models and innovations.
degree in entrepreneurship or enterprise. A
High-ranking universities offering
mixture of theoretical and practical learning,
entrepreneurship degrees include the
which often includes launching start-ups
University of Roehampton, University of
as part of the course, these bachelor's
London Royal Holloway, the University of
and master's degrees require a significant
Hull and Northumbria University, but there
investment of time and money. However, they
are many other good options available.
give you a thorough grounding in how to turn
Visit whatuni.com to search for courses.