Start Your Own Business Introduction

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Ideal for anyone looking to take steps towards starting their own business, this course will help you decide if you really want to be in business and where to base your organisation. As you study, you’ll cover idea generation, testing the feasibility of a business, writing a business plan, identifying a market, planning how to finance your business and more.

Fee: Free for unemployed adults. Fundable via the learning aims database for adults aged 24+.

Course Information

This course is fully online with tutor support and is suitable for 19+ learners. There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will need to have your own business idea to be able to get the most out of this course.


Benefits / Skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery.
  • A platform for exploring business ideas.
  • The opportunity to formulate a business plan.
  • Flexible programme built around students’ needs.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will need to have a business idea.

Career Progression

Progression may include accredited business, leadership, management or accountancy qualifications.

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Course Details


5 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date

Your start date will be one of the following, depending on which location you attend:

  • 16/09/2021
  • 11/11/2021

Course Code


Adult & Community
Leeds City College
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