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SCITBP
Short Course in

Introduction to Business Planning

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Summary

Step into the world of business through our short course that covers the fundamentals of business planning. This qualification addresses the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement operational plans that result in efficient workplace practices to achieve the productivity and profit goals of an organisation. For those wishing to progress into managerial or executive roles in a company, this course is your perfect starting point.

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Detail

Duration
6 months
Units
1 Unit
Learn the marketing, planning, forecasting, and risk analysis aspects of a business plan and how each segment can affect the other. Those willing to enrol in this program need no formal pre-requisites. Participants will gain full access to our customised online platform and will be provided a trainer to support them throughout their student journey.
Course structure

Upskilled uses a customised online Learning Management System to manage the delivery of learning resources. The program is self paced and requires the participant to interact with the online learning materials and undertake a certain degree of self-directed learning.

Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • 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 / Credit Transfer
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
Students are assigned a Trainer who will mark assessments and provide support throughout the course.  Short courses which are assessed and map towards one of Upskilled’s qualifications will count as Credit Transfer towards that qualification.  A Statement of Attainment will be issued after the successful completion of an Assessed Short Course.

Subjects

This short course consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the statement of attainment.
BSBMGT402
Implement operational plan

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan by monitoring and adjusting operational performance, producing short term plans for the department/section, planning and acquiring resources and providing reports on performance as required.

Outcomes

This short course could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.
Further study

The pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

Entry requirements

Start date
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This course has no specific entry requirements - please discuss with our Education Consultants if you have any questions.

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

Other requirements

No further requirements 

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