Certificate In Building a Consulting Business Online Course

Learn How to Build a Consulting Business

Certificate In Building a Consulting Business Online Course

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Learn How to Build a Consulting Business

Many of us have the dream of owning a business, but few of us take that step. In the case of starting a consulting business it may be a short step from the work world to the self-employed world. In some cases your skills can be transferred easily from your current job to your own consulting business.

This Building a Consulting Business course will guide you along your journey to starting your own consulting business. It will take a look at important components such as business plans and marketing plans while touching on networking and important documents you need to consider.

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the term “consultants” and explain their role in today’s business world.
  • Identify consulting opportunities.
  • Create a business strategy that includes a business plan, budget, marketing plan, fee structure, and resources.
  • Use social media and networking skills to grow your consulting business.
  • Protect your work with contracts.
  • Identify ways to stay on top of trends and changes.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Instructions
  • Pre-Assignment, Area One
  • Pre-Assignment, Area Two
  • Pre-Assignment, Area Three

 Session 2: What It’s All About

  • Defining the Terms
  • Do You Have What It Takes?

 Session 3: Business Building Blocks

  • Identifying the Possibilities
  • Doing Your Research
  • The Three Elements
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Taking it Further
  • Technical and Training Services
  • Specialized Services
  • Project Management
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area One
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area Two
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area Three

 Session 4: Crunching the Numbers

  • Developing Financial Budgets and Projections
  • Estimating Personal Expenses
  • Projecting Business Expenses
  • Setting Income Targets
  • Setting Your Base Hourly Rate
  • Setting Goals
  • Setting up a Fee Structure
  • Other Fees to Consider
  • Creating Rate Sheets
  • Flexibility is Key

 Session 5: Planning Your Business

  • Creating a Business Plan
  • The One-Page Plan
  • The Formal Plan
  • Checklist for Setting Up Your Business
  • Developing Your Business Structure
  • Choosing Office Space
  • Designing Your Contact Information
  • Creating Promotional Materials
  • Gathering Resources

 Session 6: Test Driving

  • Making Connections
  • Financial Projections
  • Creating Your Brand
  • Developing Your Business Structure
  • Choosing Office Space
  • Designing Your Contact Information
  • Creating Promotional Materials
  • What Do You Think?

 Session 7: Creating a Sales and Marketing Strategy

  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Cycle Overview
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage One
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Two
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Three
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Four
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Five
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Six
  • Leveraging Social Media
  • Incorporating Social Media
  • Getting Noticed
  • Opportunities to Consider

 Session 8: Getting the Work Done

  • Identifying Sources of Work
  • Developing Contracts and Statements of Work
  • About Master Service Agreements
  • Developing a Statement of Work
  • Sample Statement of Work, Part One
  • Sample Statement of Work, Part Two
  • The Tough Stuff
  • Dealing with Cancellations
  • Firing a Client
  • Staying Current

 Session 9: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn How to Build a Consulting Business

Many of us have the dream of owning a business, but few of us take that step. In the case of starting a consulting business it may be a short step from the work world to the self-employed world. In some cases your skills can be transferred easily from your current job to your own consulting business.

This Building a Consulting Business course will guide you along your journey to starting your own consulting business. It will take a look at important components such as business plans and marketing plans while touching on networking and important documents you need to consider.

After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the term “consultants” and explain their role in today’s business world.
  • Identify consulting opportunities.
  • Create a business strategy that includes a business plan, budget, marketing plan, fee structure, and resources.
  • Use social media and networking skills to grow your consulting business.
  • Protect your work with contracts.
  • Identify ways to stay on top of trends and changes.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Instructions
  • Pre-Assignment, Area One
  • Pre-Assignment, Area Two
  • Pre-Assignment, Area Three

 Session 2: What It’s All About

  • Defining the Terms
  • Do You Have What It Takes?

 Session 3: Business Building Blocks

  • Identifying the Possibilities
  • Doing Your Research
  • The Three Elements
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Taking it Further
  • Technical and Training Services
  • Specialized Services
  • Project Management
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area One
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area Two
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Area Three

 Session 4: Crunching the Numbers

  • Developing Financial Budgets and Projections
  • Estimating Personal Expenses
  • Projecting Business Expenses
  • Setting Income Targets
  • Setting Your Base Hourly Rate
  • Setting Goals
  • Setting up a Fee Structure
  • Other Fees to Consider
  • Creating Rate Sheets
  • Flexibility is Key

 Session 5: Planning Your Business

  • Creating a Business Plan
  • The One-Page Plan
  • The Formal Plan
  • Checklist for Setting Up Your Business
  • Developing Your Business Structure
  • Choosing Office Space
  • Designing Your Contact Information
  • Creating Promotional Materials
  • Gathering Resources

 Session 6: Test Driving

  • Making Connections
  • Financial Projections
  • Creating Your Brand
  • Developing Your Business Structure
  • Choosing Office Space
  • Designing Your Contact Information
  • Creating Promotional Materials
  • What Do You Think?

 Session 7: Creating a Sales and Marketing Strategy

  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Cycle Overview
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage One
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Two
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Three
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Four
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Five
  • Looking at the Steps: Stage Six
  • Leveraging Social Media
  • Incorporating Social Media
  • Getting Noticed
  • Opportunities to Consider

 Session 8: Getting the Work Done

  • Identifying Sources of Work
  • Developing Contracts and Statements of Work
  • About Master Service Agreements
  • Developing a Statement of Work
  • Sample Statement of Work, Part One
  • Sample Statement of Work, Part Two
  • The Tough Stuff
  • Dealing with Cancellations
  • Firing a Client
  • Staying Current

 Session 9: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002BCBOC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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