Course

Starting Your Business


Course code CSB401

This online course provides an understanding of

  • strategies for the operations of a small business 
  • behaviours that contribute to personal and professional growth
  • effective strategies that result in customer satisfaction
  • developing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

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 Open  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $140 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,000 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • produce a business plan
  • develop a personal and professional development plan
  • develop customer service strategies
  • identify strategies to develop and maintain professional relationships with stakeholders.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.