Course

Fundamentals of Small Business


Course code 435

In this course you will learn about the characteristics, options and operation of small business in New Zealand.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 4  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Once you have completed your study of this course you should be able to

  • describe the characteristics of a small business
  • compare advantages and disadvantages of business ownership options, business structures and finance options of small business
  • identify sources of advice and assistance available for small business
  • explain the importance of marketing choices in small business
  • describe the factors influencing the control of small business.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Lecturer / Tutor