Our elearning platform Pontis Community Services is aimed at supporting small business sector. The platform aims to help and support small businesses at the early stages of their business life.

A business name is very important to define your business and to create an identity among the competitors and also help to impress the investors. A business name is the foundation of your business.  

Market research blends consumer behavior and economic trends to confirm and improve your business idea.  It’s crucial to understand your consumer base from the outset. Market research lets you reduce risks even while your business is still just a gleam in your eye.

Company location is very important to define your business and to create an identity among the competitors and also help to impress the investors. A business location can be one of the most important decisions a business owner will have to make to ensure success.

Business structure refers to the legal structure of an organization that is recognized in a given jurisdiction. An organization’s legal structure is a key determinant of the activities that it can undertake, such as raising capital, responsibility for obligations of the business, as well as the amount of taxes that the organization owes to tax agencies.

Small business certifications are like professional certifications, they document a special capability or status that will help you compete in the marketplace. Unlike permits and licenses, you do not need to obtain certifications to legally operate.

Ensuring your company is properly registered and licensed helps to bring protection to yourself, your employees and your customers.   

This course will help every person write an effective business plan.  An effective business plan will establish your mission, goals, and future.  

Opening a business bank account is one of the most important things you can do when starting a company. A business bank account plays a key role in growing your business while protecting it and yourself at the same time. It allows you to keep track of business expenses, simplify tax reporting, and deposit payments under your company name.  A business bank account provides a simpler and more professional way to run your business. It makes it easier to manage your financials and protect your personal assets.

An issue with many small business owners is understanding the different types of funding available to help a new business establish their long term goals.  In this course we will examine grants and loans which are available in a competitive market.

The Fundamentals of business topics are designed to introduce first time business owners or current business owners, the essential concepts of business. We have accomplished this by focusing on small, entrepreneurial start-ups, and expanding core concepts.