Starting a business

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From 7th March there is a new series of two week courses run by the University of Leeds aimed at people starting a business. They are designed for those studying at school or college. Throughout the course you will join a community of online learners, providing an opportunity for interactive learning with other students both in the UK and internationally.


Starting a Business 1: Vision and Opportunity

Starting a Business 2: People and Networks

Starting a Business 3: Customers and Competitors

Starting a Business 4: Business Processes

Starting a Business 5: Managing Finances

Starting a Business 6: Funding Your Business