A recent report by Statistia anticipates a threefold lift in the e-commerce sales globally from $1.3 trillion in 2014 to $4.5 trillion in 2021. In Singapore, it’s predicted that the market size for the industry will grow to a staggering $5.4 billion by 2025.
Seeing those numbers above greatly means that there is huge potential in running your own e-commerce business. Comparing the local market with our South East Asia neighbours, we have one of the most advanced payment methods which benefit both consumers and business owners.
- 100% payable using SkillsFuture Credit
- Learn from an e-commerce expert who has sold more than SGD $4 million of products in Singapore!
- Up-to-date course modules
- Hands-on training
- A step-by-step guide to kick-start your e-commerce
- Actionable strategies you can implement during and after the course
- Structured curriculum developed by e-commerce experts with extensive experience in the Asia region
- Certificate of Completion
- After course support
About The Course
Our interactive 1-day workshop will equip you with practical knowledge and skills to kickstart your e-commerce business immediately.
Even if you’re completely new to e-commerce, after going through this course, you’ll have a good grasp of setting up your e-commerce online store and getting your first sale online.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Understand the psychological mindset of buyers and sellers and work to your advantage
- Find one of the cheapest yet trustworthy suppliers
- Learn how to calculate the profit margin of your product
- Set up your own e-commerce store from various platforms
- Understand the best shipping methods for each product
- Learn how to manage your inventory
- Learn what products to avoid
- Apply technical skills to analyze and outsmart competitor
- Learn how to market your products with the lowest cost
Module 1 – Introduction
- Understanding the psychological mindset of buyers and sellers and work to your advantage
- The scalability of different platforms. Qoo10, Lazada Shopee and Carousell
- Exploring the categories of products which works best for you
- Understanding which scale of business works for you
Module 2 – Product Research
- Capitalise on proven data to analyze the supplier and demand
- Competitor analysis
- Profitability calculation
- Shortlisting of product categories to sell (FMCG, Electrical, Novelty, Food etc)
- Understanding the advantages/disadvantages of low and high price point products on your business
Module 3 – Sourcing
- Find one of the cheapest yet trustworthy suppliers
- Recommendation of contacts to bring products in for you
- Calculating the costing; (commission, hidden cost)
- Understanding the timeline for each product
- Learn about the products’ characteristic
Module 4 – Listings
- How to create enticing artwork for your products
- How to create good content
- Understand how to price your product
- Creating multiple tier options
- Discover the art of up-selling and cross-selling on your page
Module 5 – Shipping
- Understand the best shipping methods for each product. Self-pickup, courier or normal posting
- Explore various packing methods and labelling
- Learn how combined shipping can work to your advantage
Module 6 – Aftersales
- Learn how to effectively manage customer service and expectations
- Understand how refunds and returns work
Module 7 – Inventory
- Learn the know how to manage your inventory
- Using trends and data to manage the re-ordering quantity
Module 8 – Advertising/Marketing
- Discover which advertising channel is the best for your product
- How to set up the various marketing tools to attract traffic
Who Should Attend
- Business owners and entrepreneurs who wish to advertise their products in different e-commerce platforms
- Aspiring entrepreneurs who wish to start their own e-commerce business
- Existing digital marketers who wish to more about e-commerce
- Working professionals who are looking for a career change to the e-commerce industry
- Anyone who wishes to build an additional side income
- Basic computer knowledge
- Please bring your own laptop for the course (A laptop can be provided during training upon request, please inform us 2 days before the start of the course)
It is highly recommended (not compulsory) for participants to set up a Qoo10 seller account before attending the course as the process takes 3 working days to complete. There will be a SGD $100 (also known as 10000 Qcash) initial registration fee to start the account. This amount can be used for your Qoo10 store marketing in future.
More info: https://www.qoo10.sg/gmkt.inc/Member/RegisterSeller.aspx?isSellerRegProcess=Y
Post Course Support
- 6 months email support
- Able to re-attend the course at a discounted rate
Participants will receive certification upon completion of the course.
$500 (100% payable using SkillsFuture Credit)
- Minimum 4 to start
- The class size is capped at 10 seats (additional 5 seats are reserved for the needy as part of our company Corporate Social Responsibility)
Available Course Dates
- 29th Sept 2018 (Sat), 9.30am-5.30pm (full house)
- 14th Oct 2018 (Sun), 9.30am-5.30pm (full house)
- 3rd Nov 2018 (Sat), 9.30am-5.30pm (full house)
10 Anson Road, #29-06 or #36-05A,
(Above Tanjong Pagar MRT, take Exit C for the sheltered walkway)
You can view some of the frequently asked questions here: https://www.impossible.sg/skillsfuture-course-faq
In 2015, he left Groupon to start his own e-commerce business. He brought in different products from China and sold them on e-commerce platforms such as Groupon, Q10, Carousell, Shopee and Buy 123. The business grew rapidly.
In 2016, he set up a warehouse in China to cope with the rising demand. In 2017, he expanded his business to Taiwan.
Since his e-commerce entrepreneurship journey, Andy has sold more than SGD $1.5 million worth of products in Singapore alone.
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About Impossible Marketing
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