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BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business Management


The BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business Management is suitable for small business managers who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a 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.

You'll learn a range of practical skills specific to running a small business including how to research and develop an integrated business plan, implement and review financial management strategies, implement digital technologies to achieve small business goals, and refine and strengthen a small business. Our teaching team have years of industry experience and will give you the skills you need to achieve your goals and take your business to the next level.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to analyse and evaluate information to effectively manage a small business or franchise. It will also prepare you for further studies in this area.

Training Location and Course Delivery

All courses offered by Stark are delivered in a flexible format usually as class-based training schedule to assist students with more comprehensive subjects and assessments.

The certificate assessments are competency based and conducted open book comprising both theoretical and practical exercises.

Units of Competency

The BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business Management comprises a total of 10 units of competency, 4 of which are classified as core units and 6 are electives. You must be deemed competent in all 10 units to attain the qualification.

Core Units
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB415 Refine and strengthen a small business
BSBSMB421 Manage small business finances
BSBSMB423 Create a digital technology plan for small business
Elective units
BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR404 Lead a diverse workforce
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
BSBMGT404 Lead and facilitate off-site staff
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Course Fees

The fee for service charge of this course is $4,000