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Starting your own business short course

If you are considering starting your own business, then this short course could be an important step onto the enterprise ladder. This course is suitable for people who are new to starting and running an enterprise and will assist in their decision ma...

Key information

Course code: COM340A Course type: Part-time leisure, International Duration: 5 Weeks Start date: 27 January 2018 Timetable:Saturday 10am - 1pm Entry requirements: There are no formal entry requirements but you will be expected to have good English skills and an aptitude for working with numbers. Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £260

Course aims and areas

If you are considering starting your own business, then this short course could be an important step on the enterprise ladder, as one of the units assesses your own suitability for embarking on such a venture. In addition you will study the relevant legal and regulatory framework, understand how to market and sell a product or service, explore the financial needs of a business and research how to launch a business.

Course Units

  • Assessing your own suitability for enterprise
  • Exploring the legal and regulatory requirements for starting and running an enterprise
  • Exploring how to market and sell a product or service
  • Exploring the financial needs of a business
  • Exploring how to start and run a business

Why the MET?

We have a wide range of courses, scheduled to accommodate busy lives. With this in mind, we offer part-time and evening options, with start dates in January, April and September.

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries, and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

International fees can vary depending on the course you choose and how long you are studying for.

For full information about our international fees, please see our International fees guide.

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