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Diploma In Innovative Small Businesses At QLS Level 3

Diploma In Innovative Small Businesses At QLS Level 3 is a course run by Study 365, Cavan. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 100 Hours. Diploma In Innovative Small Businesses At QLS Level 3 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma In Innovative Small Businesses At QLS Level 3 at Study 365, please review the details below.


Innovations mostly end up as a small businesses. Although starting up a small business might look or sound like a simple thing, the challenges that comes with it are sometimes bigger than the business itself. Which is why it is always important to have proper guidance on setting up a small innovative business, before setting it up. For those of you who wish to set up his/her own innovative small business or even if you are a manager looking to gain some knowledge on innovative small business, this course is the perfect way to get started.

This course will not only address how to set up a small business, but will also clear you up on innovations and how it plays a significant role in a business environment or a small business. Developing new ideas and putting them into action will also be examined in-depth through this course, followed by learning materials that will help you design an action plan to put the innovation into practice.

This course will then steer you towards the set-up of a small scale, innovative business. This course will provide you with the opportunity to learn all about new start-ups and on how small businesses operate and grow. The responsibilities that come with operating a successful small business will also be discussed adequately to ensure you carry them out appropriately.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction Innovative Small Businesses

2: Interrelationships Between Invention, Innovation And Small Businesses

3: Research And Development Activities For Small Business

4: Diffusion Of Innovations

5: Understanding Clusters And Knowledge Flows

6: Academic Spin-Offs

7: Emergence Of Global Start-Ups And Business Development

8: Innovation Performance Indicators And Small Firms

9: Module Conclusions

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Owners
  • Business Consultants
  • Business Managers

Method of Assessment

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.

Please Note: Additionally, £79 is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 03 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


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

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
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Training ProviderStudy 365
Course LocationAthlone, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration100 Hours
Course TimeThe 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.
Course Fee39
Entry RequirementsAll 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.
Carear Path• 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 • Entrepreneur
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