Certificate IV in Small Business Management


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How to study this course

Course duration Weekly hours Start date

6-12 months*

7-10 hours over 12 months

15-20 hours over 6 months

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* If you need longer, you have up to 2 years to complete.

Is this course right for you?

Is this course right for you?

Are you ready to live the dream, to be your own boss? Or are you looking to build on your current skills as a manager to stand out from the crowd? If you answered yes then our Certificate IV in Small Business Management can help you achieve your goals.

Although not mandatory, access to a small business or having a vision for a new small business is ideal.

What you'll learn

What you'll learn

With our Certificate IV in Small Business Management, you'll gain practical skills in all aspects of running a small business. You'll learn about business planning, dealing with legal requirements, managing finances and marketing your products or services.

All course work and assessments will be done in the context of your business and you'll get plenty of opportunity to develop skills and tools relevant to the daily running of your business.

Where it could lead you

  • Small business manager
  • Small business operator
  • Small business employee

Jobs in this field

Jobs in this field

To give you a better idea of the job market at the moment, here’s a list of jobs in this field available right now.

Course outline

Course outline

Chief everything officer

  • BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
  • BSBSMB403 Market the small business

Establishing a work/life balance

  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB408 Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations
  • BSBSMB409 Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders

Keeping business rolling

  • BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
  • BSBSMB407 Manage a small team

Finances for small business

  • BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity
  • BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances

Supported online study

Supported online study

Study whenever you want in our innovative online study centre supported by a dedicated trainer.

What you need

What you need
Modern computer with high-speed internet
Microsoft Office or similar (e.g. GoogleDocs or OpenOffice)
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How you're assessed

How you're assessed

You'll need to:

Prepare written documents (e.g. plans, presentations)
Answer questions online
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