Often, small businesses may seem to have it harder than the larger corporations. If you run your own business, you know the challenges you face to keep things fresh and new. Innovation plays a significant role in creating new ideas for startups and small businesses. This is how you keep them competitive in the business industry. The Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3 course is designed for business owners who are up to the challenge of competing with the bigger corporations. Learn how to create an action plan with a long-term vision. You want to enjoy success over decades, not for a few short months. The course provides a wealth of information on how to develop a product and gain recognition in the market. Learn how to make your business stand out amidst the competition.
There are key subjects the course will touch on such as how to design an innovative business plan for your small business, how to apply the newest technology to get it up and running, how to measure innovative performance and the steps needed in global startups. As much as the course is geared for small business owners, it is also suitable for Business Managers who want to be successful in a business organisation through the creation and innovation of new ideas and action plans.
The Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3 will educate you on how to apply innovative and analytical thinking to design a business plan and operate a small business operation.
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- Have a clear understanding of how innovation plays a significant role in a small business or business environment.
- Learn how to develop new ideas and put them into action.
- Learn how to design an action plan.
- Learn how new startups and small businesses operate and grow.
- Understand the structures and responsibilities of operating a successful small business.
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
- Business Owners
- Business Consultants
- Business Managers
- All learners should be over the age of 19 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT.
- A qualification in level 2 or above in any discipline.
This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.
Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3 by the Quality Licence Scheme.
Course Code: QLS-05010
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Once you successfully completed the Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3, you will gain the knowledge that will open the door to exciting job opportunities. You can start your own business or gain employment in a business environment. You can use this certificate to further your academic training, or progress in your career as a Business Manager. Listed below are some of the job titles this certification will help you attain along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner.
- Business Consultant – £38,159 per annum
- Small Business Owner – £24,747 per annum
- Small Business Operator – £25,759 per annum
- Business Manager – £34,591 per annum
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|1: Introduction Innovative Small Businesses|
|Introduction Innovative Small Businesses|
|2: Interrelationships between Invention, Innovation and Small Businesses|
|Interrelationships between Invention, Innovation and Small Businesses|
|3: Research and Development Activities for Small Business|
|Research and Development Activities for Small Business|
|Assignment Brief I – Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3|
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|(A) Assignment Submission I – Innovative Small Businesses Level 3|
|4: Diffusion of Innovations|
|Diffusion of Innovations|
|5: Understanding Clusters and Knowledge Flows|
|Understanding Clusters and Knowledge Flows|
|6: Academic Spin-Offs|
|Assignment Brief II – Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3|
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|(A) Assignment Submission II – Innovative Small Businesses Level 3|
|7: Emergence of Global Start-Ups And Business Development|
|Emergence of Global Start-Ups And Business Development|
|8: Innovation Performance Indicators and Small Firms|
|Innovation Performance Indicators and Small Firms|
|9: Module Conclusions|
|Assignment Brief III – Diploma in Innovative Small Businesses at QLS Level 3|
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|(A) Assignment Submission III – Innovative Small Businesses Level 3|