This Business management – Bedrijfsbeheer course is written in English, with a full translation in Dutch. We’ve thought of people like you, who are looking to start their own business in Belgium and prefer to study in English while getting language support in Dutch as well.
The selected course topics are based on the official examination in Brussels. You’ll have the opportunity to fully understand the content in English – your strongest language – and to improve your Dutch at the same time! This way you’ll have the highest chance to pass the exam in Dutch and get your official Business Management (Bedrijfsbeheer) license. We offer this course in 10 different languages, always accompanied with the Dutch translation.
We also offer a unique, additional service for foreign students. If you take one of our Bedrijfsbeheer bilingual courses (Language of your choice – Dutch), you can choose to have personal guidance not only in Dutch but also in your native language. Read more information about this special offer on this page.
Why a bilingual course?
The exam Bedrijfsbeheer in Belgium can only be taken in Dutch, French and German. If you have that entrepreneurial mindset but you are still learning Dutch, that should not stop you from taking the first step towards starting your own business. That’s what drove us to develop this unique course! You can study in English to make sure you process all the content and you’ll have the Dutch translation page per page throughout the course (see photo below), which will help you to successfully pass the exam in Dutch and start your own business.
Personal guidance from a professional instructor
A personal instructor will guide you throughout your studies. Your instructor has years of experience in the field and practices the profession independently. Whenever you need feedback or additional explanations, or if you have difficulties solving the practice exercises, you can contact your instructor via e-mail. S/he will guide you in Dutch; however, it is also possible to get guidance in your native language. Read more information about this special offer on this page.
Start with this course anytime!
You can start this course today! Anyone who is looking to start self-employment in Belgium wants to complete all requirements as soon as possible. You can determine your own study schedule, how fast you complete the course and when you’re ready to take the exam. We will prepare you to pass the exam in Brussels and get your official license.
The content of the course Business Management – Bedrijfsbeheer is based on the questions asked at the official exam. After taking this course, you will be well prepared to take the computer-based exam at the Central Examination Board (located in Brussels). When you score more than 50%, you will receive your “Bedrijfsbeheer” license immediately. This is the license you need to start your own business.
If you want to have a preview of this Business management – Bedrijfsbeheer course, it is possible to download a free sample chapter by clicking here. This chapter gives you an idea of how the course is structured and how it is written.
Who can take this course?
Everyone! If you want to start your own business in Belgium and need an official license, we will give you the perfect preparation to pass the exam. Also if you are looking to review some previous concepts this is an ideal training. The course is very practical and clearly written by an experienced instructor who practices the profession independently.
Lowest registration fees
This Business Management – Bedrijfsbeheer course only costs 159.00 euros. This includes the course materials and your instructor’s professional guidance for one year. You can extend your one-year study period as well.
Business management – Bedrijfsbeheer
Everyone can take this course, there are no prior requirements. These are some of the topics that will be covered:
- Starting your own business as primary or secondary job
- Basic bookkeeping (single and double entry)
- The value added tax (VAT)
- Filling out your sales and purchase journal
- Keeping a financial journal (cash book)
- Making up an inventory
- Setting up a business plan
- Making balance sheets and profit and loss statements
- Knowledge of commercial policy and marketing
- Knowledge of commercial law and company law
- The social status of the self-employed
- Learning to calculate your taxes
- Understanding your bookkeeper
How to study for this course?
Everyone can take this course, there are no prior requirements.
The course materials have been developed by our school, taking into account all our experience with the Central Examination Board exams. After registration you will receive the complete course packet in two languages. We’ll send it by regular mail. There you’ll find the contact details of your instructor.
At the end of each chapter you’ll find a number of practical exercises that will help you process the material. These exercises will give you a clear picture of what to expect on the day of the exam and which areas you need to focus on. You can always ask for your instructor’s feedback. Remember that your instructor is there to guide you and give you useful tips to prepare for the exam and begin your career so just send an email anytime! You also have the possibility to take a mock exam in Dutch with us to see where you stand before you go take the exam in Brussels. Your instructor will give you feedback about your results.
Completing this course
Our courses are flexible and made to fit your lifestyle. You will determine how fast you complete the course and when you’re ready to take the exam. The course consists of several chapters. It will take you approximately 1 to 3 hours to complete each chapter, including the practice exercises.
For this course, our students take an average of 1 to 3 months to complete the entire course, including the practice exercises. Of course, you can finish faster if you are able to spend more hours per week to study.
You get coaching from your instructor for one year, mainly by email. Your instructor will answer all your questions and give you feedback when needed. It’s also possible to extend your one-year study period.
Business Management course packet
You will receive self-developed, loose-leaf materials in a handy binder. You don’t need to buy any additional materials.
You have a well-organized course in two languages, with a table of contents and practice questions at the end of each chapter, which will give you a clear picture of what is expected from you during the exam. We assure you that you are getting the most up-to-date materials, written by experts in the field!
Sign up for the course!
You can sign up for the Business Management course by filling out our online registration form. We will send you an e-mail with payment details. Once we process your payment, your course materials will be sent immediately via BPost or another courier. You’ll also be able to access your course materials online via our e-learning platform.
- Price: 159.00 euros
- Available: yes
- For everyone: yes
- Duration: 1-3
- Official diploma: yes
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