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Business Operations

Overview

Business Operations Course

This is a course about how to manage a small business.

It places emphasis on developing an ability to properly assess business opportunities, in particular financial considerations.

Some people have an intuitive ability with money, where everything they touch turns to gold, others need to take a much more conscious approach to handling money if they are to maximize their assets.

Similarly, some people have an intuitive ability to organize - this is something a successful business manager must do. Records must be kept in order and documents must be easy to find.

Throughout the course the student will develop their ability to make better decisions with respect to the following sorts of problems:

  • How to better invest money.
  • How to capitalize on your assets.
  • How to buy more economically.
  • How to minimize costs.
  • Deciding how much to keep in reserve for a "rainy day".
  • How often to structure your budget.
  • How to determine costs.

Subject Guide & Introduction

Finance

Financial Records

Financial Management

Business Planning

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Requirements

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

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