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BSB42615
Certificate IV in

New Small Business

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Start date
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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
10 units

Summary

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This comprehensive course will give you a solid groundwork in study to make your small business a success. Get the real life skills you’ll need to set yourself on the path to a viable commercial enterprise. This nationally recognised qualification is a modern, contemporary look at the Australian business marketplace, and it can be undertaken completely online, at your own pace. Learn everything from business planning, researching the market, financials and marketing.
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Detail

If you are a small business owner and/or manager, you need to set yourself up for success. Learn real skills in sales, trade, manufacturing, services, retail, administration and more, with this comprehensive, valuable qualification. Learn to develop work priorities, address customer needs and lead team effectiveness. You’ll graduate this qualification armed with everything you need to hit the ground running in a new small business.
  • Course structure

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments within a business management role
    • Successful completion of a Certificate III in a related field of study
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
  • BSBSMB401
    Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess and prioritise risks and identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business or setting up a department within a larger organisation, who are skilled at communicating and interpreting legislation and regulations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication

  • BSBSMB402
    Plan small business finances

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify financial requirements of a business, including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support. It applies to individuals who operate a small business or work within an existing micro or small businesses or in a department of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret financial data competently and are skilled communicators. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication

  • BSBSMB403
    Market the small business

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and improve business performance via a clear strategy complementing the business plan. It applies to individuals who operate a small business independently or within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role analyse and interpret market data and are proficient communicators. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBSMB404
    Undertake small business planning

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that operates independently, or as part of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret business information and numerical data competently and are skilled communicators. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBCUS401
    Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to advise on, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies, including the design of improvement strategies based on feedback. Operators may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

  • BSBMGT401
    Show leadership in the workplace

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work with teams and individuals, their standard of conduct and the initiative they take in influencing others. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non routine methods and procedures which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement.

  • BSBWHS401
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements

  • BSBWOR404
    Develop work priorities

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development. This unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBCUS402
    Address customer needs

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the ongoing relationship with a customer, which includes assisting the customer to articulate their needs, meeting customer needs and managing networks to ensure customer needs are addressed. The customer relationship would typically involve direct interaction a number of times over an extended period. This unit is appropriate to workers who are expected to have detailed product knowledge in order to recommend customised solutions.

  • BSBLDR403
    Lead team effectiveness

    This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams. Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must 'manage up' as well as manage their team/s. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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