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Our Small Business Management course online

The success of a small business doesn’t only depend on their particular product, service, or differentiation—it also comes down to the quality of their management. Whether you’re looking to launch a home-based business or open your own store, start your journey by enrolling in our Small Business Management course online. With good management, the possibilities are endless.

Studying at your own pace, you will learn how to effectively plan, structure, and run a small business. From talent acquisition to cash flow, our small business training online can help you succeed in a challenging business world and make tangible progress toward your goals.

Online Small Business Management Training Curriculum

If you’re interested in starting your own business, our online Small Business Management Career Diploma can help you build the foundational skills and knowledge that can help you get started. Your online classes include:

  • Planning for Success
  • Making Solid Preparations
  • Reaching Your Customers
  • Managing Your Profits

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What you get

  • Textbook: Start Your Own Business
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads


Enroll at any time, study at your own pace, and graduate in as little as four months.


Help your business succeed. Gain skills in market research, brand building, budgeting, and more.


Learning online doesn’t mean learning alone. Interact with peers and faculty in our online community.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Our small business training online is designed to convey the practical knowledge and skills that business managers use every day on the job. Everything you learn in the Small Business Management course will build your understanding so that, once you earn your diploma in small business management, you will be ready to apply your skills to a number of different fields.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your Small Business Management course online. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our small business training diploma is one of many career-focused business majors available at Ashworth College. Our other online programs include:

Related programs from our partner school, Penn Foster

Through our partner schools Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College, students can take advantage of a range of related programs that offer the flexibility and affordability of Ashworth College. Discover how you can balance work, life, and school to develop the skills to help you advance in your current career or help you take the next steps toward building a new one.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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