How to set up an IT training company
An IT training company may seem expensive to set up. However, there are simple ways of setting a training company at a low cost. For one to set up an IT training company he or she should have a little proficiency.
The following are some imperative steps to follow while setting up an IT training company.
Location: The location of IT training company is a key factor to put into consideration. The company should be situated in a strategic location such that it is accessible to factors like roads, electricity clean air and water. It should also be located where it densely populated so as to get more students.
Name: choose the most appropriate name for your training company. Your training company’s name should be unique so as to avoid sharing a name with another company and easily traceable.
Registration: it’s important to register your name with the government. With the advancement in technology one can now register online which makes it cheaper and faster.
Email: Your IT training company should have an email account. It’s advisable to have a private email since not only will it increase the credibility of the company but also enable you own a domain. This means you will have both an email address and a website as well.
Address and communication: it is also of great importance to own a telephone line, a fax number and post office box number. This will make your communication between the students, trainers and other staff more efficient.
Maintaining Assets For an IT training company
Stationery: your IT training company should have enough stationery which may include letter heads, business cards or brochures. It is also advisable to have your own training company’s logo.
Company’s account: the bank may require a proof from your ID, your company’s letter head and sometime it may require you to deposit a little amount of money. Thereafter your company will be issued a checkbook in your business name, a paying in book and a bank card.
Record keeping: it’s also of great importance to prepare an efficient system to keep your records. The company’s standard invoice should also be prepared for the clients. An evaluation form should also be prepared in advance so as to help you get feedback from your clients.
Equipment: An IT training company requires a lot of equipment for it to kick off. The equipment ranges from office equipment like the computer, fax machine, printer and a photocopier to students materials. Since it is an IT firm, the equipments should be at per with the current technology. This will help you market your company. The classrooms or lecture halls should also be modern and conducive for learning process to take place.
Marketing As a Tool for Starting An IT training company
A company should be marketed as much as possible. This can be done by the use of various methods like billboards, internet, magazines, banners and posters and also media like television, newspapers and radios. One can also market the company by offering discounts to students this will attract more students to the training company.
Finally linking up with other IT training companies in Kenya would give an upper hand to your company. You can also enhance your company’s services by offering online lessons. When all the above steps are undertaken then you will grow to be one of the best IT training company.