Online training

Top business advice at your fingertips...  

Do you need a course that fits your timetable? Do you want hands-on tips to bring your business a step further? 
 
Whether you are interested in increasing your business potential, earning money from your hobby, or becoming self-employed, we can support you!

Upon completion of our FREE online course the expectation is that it will teach you the key fundamentals needed to run your own business. There are eight modules you can choose from, covering the following topics:

  • Introduction to starting a business 

  • Business to customer: where and how to start 

  • Working around your finance and pricing 

  • How to register your business 

  • The principles and tools of marketing 

  • The sales process step by step 

  • Business website: top tips for a successful online marketplace 

  • The power of Social Media for your business 
     

Sign up now
 
Click here to sign up  to our online modules for free. Or for more information about the course please email us at increase@optivo.org.uk
 
Increase is an accessible programme. We're able to help with Digital Support. Get in touch to find out how we help meet your access needs. This course is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Interreg FCE. 

Success stories 

Hear from some of the people who completed our business start-up courses in these short videos...

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Mamta:

Mamta attended one of our free business start up courses giving her the confidence to start her own business.

Watch her video here.


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Catherine:

After attending one of our free business start up courses in Tunbridge Wells, Catherine was given the tools she needed to grow her businesses without spending any money!

Watch her video here.
 

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Joe:

Attending our business start up course has given Joe the confidence to progress and move forward with his business while meeting different people with other types of businesses

Watch his video here.


You can watch more of our Increase VS Programme video content and case studies here on YouTube.