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What are the important issues to consider when starting up or running a small business in a rural environment? This study unit will introduce you to some concepts and models that will help you work out what you want to do with your business idea and to consider the impact of living in a rural location.
This course is part of a collection
This course is part of a collection of courses called Business and management. There are 3 courses in this collection so you may find other courses here that maybe of interest to you.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the importance of how living rurally influences your business or social enterprise objectives
- explore the feasibility of a business idea
- plan a strategy for the development of your company
- state the likely resources and capabilities required for your new business and understand where the gaps are likely to occur.
First Published 27/07/2017.