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Statement of Attainment: Small Business Management Essentials

  • Qualification:

    Short Course

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 4 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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What you'll learn

About this course

Sound management and business skills are useful in any job and industry. Study the Statement of Attainment: Small Business Management Essentials course and cover small business finance, marketing, small business planning and small business operations.

Delivered online through Open Colleges, this course will equip you with four nationally recognised units of competency from the Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615) course. This foundational knowledge will give you the skills to understanding essential small business processes.


To be eligible for this course, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete Year 10


  • Have a certificate II or higher


  • Have two years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Areas of study

In this small business management course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finance
  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operations
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

By completing this course, you will be awarded four units of competency from the Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615), giving you the business know-how to consider a career as a small business manager or owner.

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

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Pay just $68.75 per week with a $100 depositPay $900 upfront and save 25%


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