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Business Lifestyle Skills

The Business Lifestyle Skills course is ideal for anyone involved in running a business or anyone who is hoping to set-up their own business.

The areas covered in this course are also fundamental to your everyday life whether you are applying for a job, writing a letter to apply for a grant or a mortgage or working out your personal finances on your computer.

In order to be a success in business you need to have the following skills:

  • Business Skills
  • People Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Planning Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills

This course aims to successfully equip the student with the necessary knowledge to ensure both business and personal success.

 

Study Skills

  • Approaches to learning
  • Organising yourself for study
  • Reading skills
  • Getting to know your textbooks
  • Note-taking skills
  • Preparing assignments

Business Communication

  • Communication: Some Theories and Models
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Formal and Informal Communication

Effective Business Writing

  • Introduction to Effective Business Writing
  • Writing Letters, Memos and Faxes
  • Writing Effective Reports

Presentation and Social Interaction Skills

  • Oral Presentations
  • Business Meetings
  • Self Presentation for Job Selection
  • Organisational Culture and Recruitment

Marketing

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Markets and Customers
  • The Marketing Mix

Simple Book Keeping

  • The Need for Financial Control
  • Accounts
  • Control
  • Book-Keeping and Reconciliation
  • Cash Book
  • Petty Cash Book
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Wages Book
  • Debtors and Creditors

Business Planning

  • Drawing up a Business Plan
  • Implementing the Business Plan

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

 

Modules

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Business Lifestyle Skills.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Emma
Retrained as a foot health practitioner and set up a flourishing healthcare business while juggling work as a dental nurse and two children!

Gemma
Check out how this course has helped real-life learners – people just like you - to reach their goals and achieve success!

“I was just overwhelmed with happiness, and I was so proud of myself that I’d actually achieved something that others told me I never would, and it’s the first time in a long time that I’m excited for the future.”

Paul
Re-took his Maths GCSE at the age of 46 to boost his grade and prove the doubters wrong!

“I wasn’t happy with what I got at school many years ago and I felt this is what I should have got the first time around, so I was glad to get that monkey off my back.”

Read the real story
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 28th June
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 28th June

Business Lifestyle Skills

The Business Lifestyle Skills course is ideal for anyone involved in running a business or anyone who is hoping to set-up their own business.

The areas covered in this course are also fundamental to your everyday life whether you are applying for a job, writing a letter to apply for a grant or a mortgage or working out your personal finances on your computer.

In order to be a success in business you need to have the following skills:

  • Business Skills
  • People Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Planning Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills

This course aims to successfully equip the student with the necessary knowledge to ensure both business and personal success.

 

Study Skills

  • Approaches to learning
  • Organising yourself for study
  • Reading skills
  • Getting to know your textbooks
  • Note-taking skills
  • Preparing assignments

Business Communication

  • Communication: Some Theories and Models
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Formal and Informal Communication

Effective Business Writing

  • Introduction to Effective Business Writing
  • Writing Letters, Memos and Faxes
  • Writing Effective Reports

Presentation and Social Interaction Skills

  • Oral Presentations
  • Business Meetings
  • Self Presentation for Job Selection
  • Organisational Culture and Recruitment

Marketing

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Markets and Customers
  • The Marketing Mix

Simple Book Keeping

  • The Need for Financial Control
  • Accounts
  • Control
  • Book-Keeping and Reconciliation
  • Cash Book
  • Petty Cash Book
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Wages Book
  • Debtors and Creditors

Business Planning

  • Drawing up a Business Plan
  • Implementing the Business Plan

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

 

Modules

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Business Lifestyle Skills.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Emma
Retrained as a foot health practitioner and set up a flourishing healthcare business while juggling work as a dental nurse and two children!

Gemma
Check out how this course has helped real-life learners – people just like you - to reach their goals and achieve success!

“I was just overwhelmed with happiness, and I was so proud of myself that I’d actually achieved something that others told me I never would, and it’s the first time in a long time that I’m excited for the future.”

Paul
Re-took his Maths GCSE at the age of 46 to boost his grade and prove the doubters wrong!

“I wasn’t happy with what I got at school many years ago and I felt this is what I should have got the first time around, so I was glad to get that monkey off my back.”

Read the real story
OUR PASS RATE
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(National Average 51.8%)
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