Business Management
Owning your own business and managing it smoothly: it is the dream of every entrepreneur out there. This course will teach you exactly that, and more. It will not only teach you what it means to be an entrepreneur, but also everything you need to know to be a successful one.
In order for a business to run like a well-oiled machine, its finances need to be correctly done. Possessing basic financial knowledge is always advantageous for an entrepreneur, which is why the next chapters deal with that.
You will master the art of accounting and the value added tax, the sales- and purchases book, the financial daily books as well as the inventory. To finish of the list of knowledge required to run a business, you will need to learn everything there is to know about insurances and laws. This course thoroughly prepares you for the exam.

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Study Guide

You study the Business Management course at home, so you decide when and where you study. Most students need one to three months to study the material. Your course map consists of several parts: you will find theoretical frameworks as well as exercises to see if you understand the course content. You can also find additional exercises on the student platform. Should you have any questions, you can always count on the professional advice of your tutor. 

Registration fee

You can subscribe for only € 139.00. The registration fee includes the course material, access to the student platform and the professional guidance of the tutor for one year.


For this course you don’t need any extra materials. When you subscribe for the course, you'll receive the coursebook as well as personal and professional guidance from your teacher via a student platform and are able to immediately start your education. 


139.00 euro

  • All-in subscription fee
  • Online guidance
  • Accredited diploma
  • Accessible for everyone


Brief description of the program:

  • Basic management
  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and proficiencies
  • Establishing a business
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Commercial Management
  • Legislation
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • The inventory
  • The business plan

What you will learn:

  • Being able to understand the basics of accounting and finance
  • Being able to interpret legislation
  • How to set up a successful business plan
  • How to efficiently manage your time
  • Being able to think like an independent entrepreneur

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Student platform

One of the main advantages of a home study is that you can study when and where you like. On top of that, you have one year of guidance from your personal tutor. You can communicate with him/her through the online student platform. You can also count on additional exercises and course information on the student platform.


There are several possibilities to take an exam at the Centre for Distance Learning. Either you can come to one of our offices in Belgium or the Netherlands. If you live abroad, you can book an appointment for an online exam. The exam consists of a theoretical and practical part. You have to obtain 60% to pass the exam.


If you pass the exam, we will send you the diploma by post.


With this accredited diploma, you have several possibilities:

  • Added value on any CV
  • Good asset for executive positions
  • Possibility to start your own business


Frankrijklei 127
2000 Antwerp
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Antwerpen


Koningsstraat 203
1210 Brussel
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Brussel


Oude Brusselseweg 125
9050 Gentbrugge
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Gent


Simpernelstraat 27
3511 Hasselt
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Hasselt


Prinsengracht 449B
1016 HN Amsterdam
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Amsterdam


Marksingel 2A
4811 NV Breda
  Secretariaat centrum voor beroepskwalificatie Breda

Can I start a business without this diploma?

No. In Belgium, you need a diploma in business management in order to become an independent entrepreneur. Every country has different regulations however, so we advise you to look up the regulations in your own country.

Where can I take the exam of Business Management?

At the Central Exam Commission in Brussels. If you want to prepare yourself a bit more, you can choose to take a test exam with us, first. On top of that, you can also find Dutch multiple choice questions on our student platform. This way, you will be excellently prepared.

Will I get homework?

Homework is never obligatory, however, it does provide us with an idea of your progress. If you choose to do homework, the teacher will correct it and give you useful feedback

Do I have to know anything about bookkeeping in order to follow this course?

No, you start from zero and everything is taught in an accessible way, so that you will end up as an expert.