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Business Development Course

Business Development

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Business Development to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

It has long been our aim to encourage not only education in alternative therapies and lifestyles but also to inspire the student to put their new learning into productive use in society by starting up their own business and passing on their knowledge to others. If you desire to put your new found knowledge to practical use, this course will guide you through the process of setting up and operating a successful business in your chosen field.


  • Lesson One
    • Motivation/ Time Management
      • Entrepreneurial Skills
      • Avoiding Burnout
      • Taking a Break
      • Time Management
  • Lesson Two
    • Working from Home
      • Reasons
      • Pitfalls and Practicalities
      • Positive Aspects
      • Be Prepared!
      • Expanding the Operation
  • Lesson Three
    • Financial Wizardry
      • The Business Plan
      • The Financial Forecast
      • Securing a Loan
      • Overdrafts and Loans as a Source of Capital
      • Help is at Hand
  • Lesson Four
    • Financial Management
      • Keeping Accounts
      • The Accounting Year
      • Tax
      • Expenses
      • National Insurance
      • VAT
      • Insurances
      • Costing your Work
  • Lesson Five
    • Other Aspects to Consider
      • Marketing
      • Tracking Trends
      • Employing Others
      • Employer/Employee Relations
      • Goal Setting
  • Lesson Six
    • Money Matters/ Troubleshooting
      • Getting Paid on Time
      • Payment Motivators
      • Troubleshooting
      • Breaking down the Barriers
      • Beware of ‘Gurus’
      • Money Can’t Buy Happiness
      • Listen up!
      • Image
      • Significant Others

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 8 monthly instalments of £25
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £270 £250 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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