This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of small business contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.

Entry requirements: All students must be at least 18 years of age or older.

Courses Direct has a partnership with QTS (RTO number: 40474) to provide access to the Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB40407).


Course Outline
Course Code: 
500 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 
  1. BSBSMB401A Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  2. BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances
  3. BSBSMB403A Market the small business
  4. BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning
  5. BSBCUS402B Address customer needs
  6. BSBFIA402A Report on financial activity
  7. BSBMKG413A Promote innovation in a team environment
  8. BSBPMG522A Undertake project work
  9. BSBREL401A Establish networks
  10. BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment
  11. BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information
  12. BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Upon completion of the course you have the opportunity to apply for positions such as:

  • Business manager
  • Small Business Operations Manager
  • Own and manage a small business