Business Gateway - Online Trading Essentials
Duration: 1/2 day
Small businesses that are considering selling products or services, or taking bookings and payments online, but don’t know where to start. This course is less suitable for people who are already trading online and are looking for detailed technical advice.
- Explain the basic building blocks of an online trading site
- Discuss various options available to achieve an online shop or booking system
- Show various means of taking online payments
- Make delegates aware of the legislation in relation to online trading
Course content: In this workshop delegates will be introduced to the basics of online trading. It will look at the essential things needed in order to be able to take online orders or bookings, and how they can be achieved, including online payment such as PayPal. It will cover various means by which an online shop or booking system can be achieved, including using third party providers such as eBay, Amazon or Booking.com.
Format: This workshop includes hands on practical elements, presentations and discussion. Laptops will be provided for the simple online exercises. Copies of the presentation slides, a workbook, and links to relevant reference material will be provided as workshop notes.