ILM L3 Enterprise and entrepreneurship


This qualification is designed for potential entrepreneurs to build the skills and knowledge needed to get a new business up and running. It’s also ideal for owner-managers who want to run their businesses more effectively. At Award level, there are two mandatory units, which focus on preparing for the personal and practical challenges of starting a business and assessing the viability of your business idea. This is an ideal progression route from our Start your own business course.

The outcomes of this qualification:

  • Understand the process of setting up a business
  • Be clear about your expectations and motivations and the risks involved
  • Define your business idea and assess its viability
  • Work on your business plan, budget and cashflow forecast
  • Know what you need to do to comply with the law and deal with the red tape

Topics you will cover:

  • Carrying out market research
  • Identifying customer needs, delivering excellent customer service
  • Marketing and promoting your business
  • Resource requirements and the legal, security and maintenance implications
  • Finance issues, including cashflow and sourcing capital
  • Legal and regulatory issues
  • Developing a business plan


Dates and Venue
8th – 9th March 2018 - Market Harborough
30th – 31st May 2018 - Market Harborough