Course

Operating Your Business


Course code CSB402

This online course provides you with an understanding of:

  • key marketing principles relevant to small businesses
  • effective control of marketing within a small business
  • effective human resource practices in the operation of a small business
  • appropriate technologies for a small business
  • effective processes for the financial management of small businesses.

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.
    2019 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
    2019 :  
    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
    2019 :  
    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

  • explain the marketing mix for a small business
  • develop a marketing plan that aligns with the business plan of a chosen business
  • develop strategies to manage staff and human resource processes for the business
  • develop a plan to employ appropriate technology relevant to a small business
  • interpret financial information and control financial activities to effectively manage the finances of a small business.

Assessment

This course is 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.