Pursuing your dream to start and run your own business? Do you need to enhance your business management skills? The Certificate IV in Small Business Management program is designed to give you a competitive edge for your small business.
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to manage the establishment, planning, promotion, finances, operations and staffing of a small business. It is suitable for aspiring or existing small business managers looking to sharpen their skills in starting and managing a small enterprise.
The Certificate IV in Small Business Management qualification is ideal for service practitioners and industry specialists looking to start, own and/or manage a small business. It is also recommended for existing small business owners/managers to acquire the skills and knowledge to perform in a wide variety of management contexts.
The course will give you practical and relevant tools that are easy to apply to a large spectrum of industries. This qualification provides skills and knowledge to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Typically, those that hold this qualification would provide leadership and guidance to others within the context of a small business.
The Certificate IV in Small Business Management is designed to lead graduates into a position as a small business owner and/or manager in fields such as accounting, retail, fitness, trades and professional services.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however it is recommended that students come with personal or vocational experience in a specific industry or enter this qualification with vocational experience in a specific industry and an industry specific qualification.
Course duration is dependent on study mode.
Online and distance study students will have the benefit of self-paced study with the average student able to complete the course within 12 months studying 3-6 hours per week. Most online programs will allow students up to 2 years to complete the course.
Students wishing to study via classroom delivery should speak to a CoursesNow consultant to discuss provider options. Most Certificate IV programs run for a few hours a week for 12 months during the chosen institution's term time.