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Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Course Code: BSB40407
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The Certificate IV in Small Business Management delivers vocational learning around the knowledge and practical skill sets required of small business owners and managers. The key competencies it identifies and enhances are pertinent to any industry sector - sales, trade, manufacturing, services, retail, administration, and more.

Description

Course Structure

The Certificate IV in Small Business Management is delivered by expert trainers in 7 x full day workshops scheduled across 9 months of this 12 month program. This approach allows students sufficient time between and after workshop completion to undertake self-directed learning, assignments, and out-of-class assessment. Workshops engage participants in active discussion, problem-solving exercises, networking opportunities, and presentations related to the efficient conduct of administrative business operations and procedures.

Participants have the option of undertaking this course online, using Upskilled's customised Learning Management System. The online program is conducted over a 12 month period and employs an approach that blends distance and online education in the management and delivery of learning resources.

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

 

Assessment

Assessment is through participation in the 7 structured workshops, as well as the carrying out of some projects in the workplace.

 

Inclusions

Upskilled courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, and certification upon successful completion. Lunch, and other refreshments, are included for classroom courses, while online trainer support is included for online delivery.

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The 7 workshops address the following units of competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Small Business Management.

 

Unit Code
Unit Description
BSBSMB401A Establish the legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances
BSBSMB403A Market the small business
BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning
BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBWOR404B Develop work priorities
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness
BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation (replaced for online delivery by BSBCUS402B: Address customer needs)

  
   
 
 
  
 
 
 
  

Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

The certificate is principally designed for participants with existing vocational experience of a particular industry, and for those who either hold or aspire to a management position in small business. It is also useful for:

• Senior employees
• Primary producers
• Trade professionals
• Self-employed persons
• Individuals looking to develop entrepreneurial skills

 

Further Study

Preferred pathways from this qualification include the Diploma of Business (BSB50207) and Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50407).

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

Payment

Course Fees and Payment Options

Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
$60 per week with a $210 enrolment fee¹ $405 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $2,995, saving $335 (10% discount)

¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,330
²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,330

 

Government Funding and Incentives

At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.

 

*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au


 

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