Course Description

One idea is all it takes to start making things happen.

Take the guesswork out of launching your business venture and turn your big idea into a viable success. With Open Colleges’ BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business you’ll gain a strong set of skills across all the key areas of business management.

This course has been designed for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners to provide you with foundational skills across key areas; including small business strategic planning, financial management, marketing, and operations.

If you’re looking to launch a new small business or venture, or want to learn the skills to help make your existing business a success, then this course has been designed for you.

What you'll learn

  • Learn critical skills for business success, including how to plan your business finances and get your cashflow in order.
  • Master the art of small business marketing to build awareness of your product or service, drum up new business, and increase customer loyalty.
  • Identify and understand your customers to build relationships and encourage repeat business.
  • Establish networks to build valuable business relationships.
  • Identify new and emerging digital technologies and how to implement them.

Why study this course?

  • You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge ready to launch your small business.
  • This course will help you become a better business manager by training you in the fundamentals of small business operations.
  • You’ll be guided through the online small business course by industry expert Trainers and Assessors, and you’ll have access to a variety of student support services to help you get the most out of your studies.
  • Get qualified around your other commitments. With Open Colleges there are no classrooms and no deadlines. You study when you want, where you want, and at a pace that suits you.

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • New Small Business Owner
  • New Venture Manager