Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business Online

BSB40320
12 months
Online

Unlock your entrepreneurial potential with our online BSB40320 Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business. Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to become an entrepreneur.

  • Course code: BSB40320

  • Delivery mode: Online

  • Course duration: 12 months

  • Qualification: Certificate IV

  • Eligibility: This course is not available to international students

  • Nationally recognised: Yes

  • Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology

  • Assessments

    • Online quizzes, including multiple choice and short answer questions

    • Portfolio of evidence

    • Written reports

    • Case studies

    • Video and audio role plays and demonstrations.

Study entrepreneurship and new business online. Become the master of your future with a nationally recognised Certificate IV.

Do you dream of starting your own business or are you already working towards it? This online course is designed to develop skills and knowledge for entrepreneurs and business owners to launch a new business or venture, or grow existing businesses. Enjoy the flexibility of studying online at your own pace, and gain a nationally recognised Cert. IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business (BSB40320).

Entrepreneurship and small business management can be hugely rewarding, providing lifestyle freedom and allowing you to become your own boss. This course provides you with core business skills that you’ll need to navigate the complexities of starting and running a business.

Learn key principles of business and entrepreneurship, including research and development of business plans, financial planning and management of new business ventures, building and maintaining business relationships, as well as critical thinking and problem-solving. Enrol now to study entrepreneurship online. Earn your Certificate IV with Swinburne Open Education.

This course is not available to International students.

 

Skills you'll learn

  • Key disciplines of business management

  • Research and development of business plans

  • Financial planning and management

  • Building and maintaining business relationships

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.

 

Your career opportunities

  • Small business owner

  • Small business manager

  • New venture manager

  • Project coordinator

  • Franchisee.

A young woman studying online on her laptop while wearing blue glasses.

 

Start your entrepreneurship journey

Source: Career outcome information from Your Career (Oct 2023).

 

Why study Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business online

  • This online entrepreneurship course provides you with core business skills to navigate the complexities of starting and running a business.

  • Learn key principles of business and entrepreneurship, including research and development of business plans, financial planning and management of new business ventures, building and maintaining business relationships, as well as critical thinking and problem-solving.

  • Our flexible online study allows you to continue with your current role while you study.

A female student happily studying on her laptop with a notebook by her side.

 

Study online with our world-class learning platform

  • Designed and delivered online so you can learn anywhere, anytime

  • Study on any device - desktop, tablet or mobile

  • Learn through regular trainer-lead online sessions and native content

  • Engage with your learning community through online forums and messages

 

Download your free online course guide

Enter your details and the Swinburne Open team will send you a free course guide with the info to get started. An Enrolment Consultant will be in touch to discuss your options and answer any questions you may have.

Loading...

 

All fields are required. By downloading the Course Guide, you agree to our Privacy Policy and receiving email and other forms of communication from us. You can opt-out at any time.

 

Once you have enrolled in this course, you can access our online platform and start with the first module. You will need to complete a module and then the next module becomes available to you.

This online course contains 11 online modules, which have been designed to cover the following units of competency, including 4 core units and 6 elective units. This entrepreneurship course contains an introductory module.

Expand units below, to get an understanding of topics and objectives.

BSBESB401
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop business plans for achieving business goals and objectives.

BSBESB402
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with legal and risk management requirements of the business or new business venture, including negotiating, creating and planning for legal contracts used within the business, where required.

BSBESB403
BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify financial requirements of a business, including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support.

BSBESB404
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a marketing strategy that is integrated into the business plan in order to improve the performance of a business venture. It involves analysing and interpreting market data.

BSBCRT411
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

BSBESB406
BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement operational strategies and procedures for new businesses.

BSBESB407
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies, including by using new and emerging digital technologies and interpreting financial reports and other numerical data.

BSBTWK401
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks through relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers. These workers may be within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.

BSBXTW401
BSBXTW401  Lead and facilitate a team

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry.

SIRXMKT006
SIRXMKT006 Develop a social media strategy

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and evaluate the use of social media. It requires the ability to determine suitable social media platforms, plan appropriate use and evaluate the effectiveness of social media activity.

 

Course requirements

There are no formal requirements for this Cert IV entrepreneurship qualification. However, participants must be 18 years' old or over.

This course is not available to International students.

The Swinburne Open modern online learning platform has been designed so that you can study online anywhere, anytime. You will need to meet the following IT requirements to use our platform for this Certificate IV course:

Desktop or laptop

  • Latest version of Chrome or Safari

  • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher)

  • Adobe PDF Reader

Mobile or tablet*

  • Latest version of Chrome or Safari

  • Latest version of Android

  • Latest version of iOS

* Students using a mobile or tablet will need to upload documents from a laptop or desktop or have a Dropbox account.

 

Online study FAQs

We understand you need to fit study around your busy life. Our online learning platform is designed with this in mind, so you can study on any device, anywhere, anytime. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

Read more FAQs

 

Swinburne Open Education is an online education provider and all courses are delivered digitally, allowing you to learn anywhere, anytime. 

Our learning platform is online native and can be accessed on any device. We’ve created a joyful experience with natively accessible information, alleviating the need to download presentations and allowing you to focus on learning the content rather than how to use our platform.

Online modules are broken down into topics and subtopics specific to the module. Each module contains a range of learning styles including written text, diagrams, instructional videos and formative activities that provide you with instant feedback and prepares you for summative assessments. 

Learning is supported by regular trainer-led online sessions. At the end of each module and prior to the sequential module, skills and knowledge are evaluated through summative assessments. Assessment consists of online quizzes, assignments and supervised tests. Through our learning platform you will:

  • Access your learning materials and assessments

  • Undertake and upload assessments

  • Engage and interact with your trainer

  • Participate in student forums and find a ‘study buddy’

  • Access your assessment grades and feedback

  • Access student support services.

More information about learning online with Swinburne Open Education can be found in our Student Handbook.

Support is offered via scheduled live Q&A sessions, all support sessions are recorded and made available for students to view in their own time. If a student has attended a live Q&A session and still needs additional support, a one on one video chat can be arranged with a trainer.

Self-paced learning gives you the flexibility to fit study around your life. We understand life doesn’t always go to plan. You can apply for extensions for up to 6 months (3 months per extension) if needed. See more details in our full FAQs.

If you are less than half way through your enrolment period and it’s not working out, you can opt-out of the second half and reduce your course fee liability to 50% of the total course fee. Refer to the Student Agreement for full terms and conditions.

 

 

Similar online courses from Swinburne Open Education

Certificate IV in Business Administration Online

Are you looking to move up in the business world? Take charge of your career and step up as an advanced business administrator with this online course. 

Certificate IV in Business Finance Online

Take the next step in your career and master financial reporting and payroll management with our business certificate specialising in finance.

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication Online

Kickstart your marketing and communications career. Learn the fundamentals of marketing communication concepts and practices with this nationally recognised qualification.

Loading...

ExplorED Articles

Read more
How To Start A Small Business In Australia - Swinburne
BusinessEntrepreneur

Want to know how to start a small business in Australia? This Swinburne Open Education small business info covers steps to take to start your new venture.

Get in touch