Helping You to Set Up & Run Your Own Business Online

Online Business foundations 101

What You’ll Learn

How To Set Up Your Own Business Online

  • How to decide what to do and what to offer.
  • How to set up your online business, ‘officially’.
  • What you need to get started (and what you don’t).
  • What kind of website you need online.
  • What other tools & services you’ll need to get started.
  • How to collect money online, from clients and customers.
  • What to charge and how to price what you offer.
  • How to market what you do and get your first few customers.
  • How to create a strategic plan to guide your first 1-2 years (and more).

Tuition & Support

What You Receive

Course Curriculum & Content

The curriculum and content of the course has been designed in conjunction with a number of remote-first companies to ensure that what we teach you is what companies who hire remotely are actually looking for!

All of our lessons are online – recorded with supplementary live classes – accessible when you choose. 

Ongoing Support

You are invited to become a valued member of our community. You'll gain unlimited access to career coaches, mentors & fellow job-seekers who are invested in your success and helping you secure your first remote role.

You're welcome to benefit from membership, until you successfully land your first remote job.

Financing Options

Because we want to remove cost as a barrier to increase the diversity of the location independent workforce, we offer a number of creative ways to finance the education and support required to find your first remote job.

Pay upfront or pay back your tuition fees over 12 months, only after you've secured your first remote role. 

Start Your Own Business Online

Work For Yourself

Our goal is to help you start your own business online. Here’s what you’ll be learning and working on to achieve that…

Phase 1: Self Employment 101

This is a crash course for those new to self employment and working online; to help you understand the nuts and bolts of what it’s like to be your own boss, and the very first things you need to decide and do. This will help prepare you for the realities of working for yourself and working online. [Duration: 1 week]

Phase 2: Decision Making 101 (aka Strategic Planning 101)

One of the most unexpected but exhausting parts about being your own boss is that YOU get (have!) to make ALL the decisions; while this may sound amazing (especially if you’re used to but hate constantly being told what to do in a job), decision fatigue is a thing. Especially when you don’t always have all the information you need to make a decision but you have to make one anyway…

  • What should you offer?
  • How much should you charge?
  • Should you use Skype? Zoom? GoToMeeting?
  • Which platform should you use to take payments online?
  • Where should you market your products/services?
  • Should you advertise on Facebook? Instagram

…this is just a small set of example decisions you’ll need to make every day/week/month! The key to effective decision making – as you’ll find out – is planning and strategising. We’ll show you how to create plans and strategies that make decision-making a simpler process for you. And you’ll spend the rest of this phase making decisions for yourself ready for phase 3. [Duration: 4 weeks]

Phase 3: Implementation 101

This phase is the DOing phase; you’ll learn how to implement what you’ve decided to do during phase 2. This means learning how to set up, configure and learn how to use the tools and services you’ll need to run your business online, or where to get help and support for someone to do this for you. This phase includes branding, websites, online payments, marketing, social media and more. [Duration: 4 weeks]

Phase 4: Launch 101

At this stage, you’re ready to launch your business to the world. We will be with you every step of the way, with practical and emotional support, to help you through this process successfully and get your first customer. [Duration: 1 week]

Course Fees: £1,500. Payment options: Pay upfront or pay what you can, then pay back over 12 months upon course completion.

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Course Schedule

The course is available to take as an access-anytime course online – you’ll receive immediate access to the course materials once you’ve been accepted onto the course and completed your payment.

Or apply to join one of our scheduled courses below which includes additional ‘live’ tuition, to complement the recorded classes and existing teaching materials.

Note: There are a limited number of sponsored (funded) places on each scheduled course.

Start Date Duration
June 29th 2020 10 weeks
October 26th 2020 10 weeks
January 4th 2021 10 weeks

Course Fees: £1,500. Payment options: Pay upfront or pay what you can, then pay back over 12 months upon course completion.

Got Questions?

Your Questions Answered

When do I need to pay back the outstanding fees?

Unless you pay the full fee upfront, the outstanding course fee will be payable monthly, in 12 equal installments, upon completion of the course; which is deemed to be 10 weeks after you complete your initial payment.

What if the tech stuff isn't simple enough for me? I'm a total technophobe.

It will be. We promise. We are uniquely accustomed to and experienced with working with technophobes. Additionally, we provide many ways for you to get support so if you’re stuck, there will always be somewhere to get the support you need.

I don't have a laptop or computer Yet. How do I know what to buy?

Just ask us! And we will happily point you in the right direction once we understand what kind of job you’re looking to secure and what you’re likely to need (and if you don’t know that yet, that’s ok too – we can give you suggested options).

Who are the mentors & Coaches?

We have hand-selected successful online business owners, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts as mentors and coaches. Many of them know what it’s like to have started their own business, from scratch with nothing in place and understand what it takes to go from zero revenue to profitable business. 

What if I can't afford to pay anything to get started?

As a sign of your commitment and investment in your own business, we ask that you make a payment of some kind – a minimum of £50 – to get started. In very special circumstances we will waive this requirement.

Will there be any other financial obligations throughout the course?

Yes, there may be. An online business usually requires some investment for the tools, services and assets you need to launch and run the business. This can include things like registering a domain name, website hosting, subscription fees for some of the online tools you may choose to use and more. 

We will always aim to offer you a range of options for the tools and services we recommend – from free to paid – and provide you with the pros and cons of each for you to make your own decision as to what will work best for you.

What equipment do I need?

You will need access to a computer – ideally a laptop, but that’s not vital – and a fast, stable internet connection. These are likely to be the minimum requirements for securing a remote role too so they are fundamental to your success. If you don’t have these and are highly motivated and determined to work remotely, please get in touch as we are working with remote-first companies to overcome this hurdle too.

Start Learning

Course Schedule

The course is available to take as an access-anytime course online – you’ll receive immediate access to the course materials once you’ve been accepted onto the course and completed your payment.

Or apply to join one of our scheduled courses below which includes additional ‘live’ tuition, to complement the recorded classes and existing teaching materials.

Note: There are a limited number of sponsored (funded) places on each scheduled course.

Start Date Duration
June 29th 2020 10 weeks
October 26th 2020 10 weeks
January 4th 2021 10 weeks

Course Fees: £1,500. Payment options: Pay upfront or pay what you can, then pay back over 12 months upon course completion.