Short Course
Professional Development Course

Micro Business Skill Set (PDC)

Small Business Mastery: Essential Skills for Success

Course ID

BSBESB301 + BSBESB401

Length

4 weeks

Cost

$400

Outcome

Develop key entrepreneurial skills to launch and manage a successful micro business

Overview – What is the Micro Business Skill Set

Embark on a journey of entrepreneurial empowerment with our comprehensive 4-Week Micro Business Skill Set delivered virtually. This immersive program is designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the foundational skills and knowledge necessary to launch and manage a successful micro business.

Designed to cater to the specific requirements of each individual, the Micro Business Skill Set program ensures that participants receive the tailored support and resources necessary for their success. Aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned business owners alike can benefit from this comprehensive program, which equips them with the tools essential for propelling their businesses to new heights.

Course Overview

Course Details

Throughout this 4-week program, participants will have the opportunity to work with experienced business mentors and coaches who will guide them through every step of the process. From exploring potential business opportunities to creating a business plan, participants will gain a deep understanding of what it takes to build and grow a successful micro business.

  • Short course name: Micro Business Skill Set
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Delivery: fully virtual learning for flexibility
  • Units of competency: Two (2)

Course Structure

The Micro Business Skill Set consists of two (2) units of competency.

  • BSBESB301 – Investigate business opportunities
  • BSBESB401 – Research and develop business plans

Cost

We recognise the importance of affordability. The Micro Business Skill Set is structured to offer a competitive pricing model, ensuring that investing in the future is attainable.

$400

Entry requirements and eligibility

To enrol in the Micro Business Skill Set, applicants must be at least 16 years old. Additionally, students need minimum computer literacy, Microsoft Office 365 access, and unrestricted internet access. They should also be able to record assessments and provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at enrolment. The Student Handbook provides full details on entry requirements. The course requires an online assessment component to be completed by the participant outside of the course times.

Delivery

The Micro Business Skill Set is delivered virtually, allowing participants to learn from the comfort of their homes or offices. The course utilises various engaging and interactive online tools, readily access course materials and participate in engaging discussion, to create a dynamic and stimulating learning experience. Participants will have access to experienced and supportive instructors throughout the program, who are available to provide personalised guidance and feedback. Additionally, the virtual delivery format allow participants to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, fostering valuable networking opportunities and a sense of community.

Intakes

The program offers several intakes throughout the year, providing participants with the convenience of commencing their studies at a time that aligns with their schedules. To view the current intakes, click on ‘Enrol Now’.

Work Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Micro Business Skill Set, participants can be prepared to launch and manage a successful micro business. They can gain a comprehensive understanding of the micro business landscape, including key concepts, trends, and challenges. Participants can also develop the skills and knowledge necessary to identify and evaluate viable business opportunities.

Specifically, participants can:

  • Conduct market research and analyse industry trends
  • Identify and assess business opportunities
  • Develop a business model and strategy
  • Write a comprehensive business plan
  • Develop a plan for growth and sustainability

In addition to the technical skills and knowledge gained, participants will also develop essential entrepreneurial skills such as:

  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Decision-making and risk management
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and resilience

These skills will be invaluable as participants navigate the challenges and opportunities of running their own micro business.

How to Enrol

Enrolling in the Micro Business Skill Set is a hassle-free process for participants. To enrol, participants simply need to visit the ‘Enrol Now’ link to access the online enrolment form. Once the form is completed, the Enrolment team will guide participants through the necessary steps.

Before applying, participants will need the following:

  • A photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate (in colour)
  • USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create a USI number

FAQs

Who would benefit from the short course?

The 4-Week Micro Business Skill Set is designed to benefit a wide range of individuals, including:

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs: individuals who are seeking to launch a new micro business and gain the foundational skills and knowledge necessary for success.
  • Existing micro business owners: individuals who are looking to expand or improve their existing micro business and gain new skills and strategies to take their business to the next level.
  • Career changers: individuals who are transitioning into a career in micro business and want to quickly acquire the essential skills and knowledge to succeed in this dynamic field.
  • Individuals seeking to enhance their entrepreneurial skills: individuals who want to improve their overall entrepreneurial skills and knowledge, even if they are not currently running a micro business.
  • Individuals seeking a competitive edge in the business world: individuals who want to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the competitive world of micro business and gain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

In general, anyone who has an interest in starting, running, or improving a micro business would benefit from this comprehensive and practical short course.

What is the assessment process for this course?

The evaluation process for the course includes a combination of knowledge-based questions, hands-on case studies, and practical activities. Traditional exams are not included in the assessment process.

What is the certification process?

Upon successful completion of the short course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the satisfactory completion of the units of competency.

We are thrilled to offer you a chance to advance your skills with our exclusive Micro Business Skill Set. Take advantage of this opportunity now to take your first step towards a promising career. So, what are you waiting for? Sign up for our Micro Business Skill Set today and take the first step towards achieving your business goals!

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