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Learn How to Build a Successful Event Planning Career - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Event Planning

  2.  Entrepreneurship

  3.  10 Steps To Start A New Business

  4.  Time Management

  5.  Marketing Basics

1. Event Planning: Learn How to Build a Successful Event Planning Career

Successful Event Planning starts with possessing good communication skills, being highly organized, and having the ability to follow up with vendors until completion. Preparation before, during, and after is crucial in helping reach your desired objectives. With our Event Planning course, you will learn how to anticipate and solve common planning issues for any small event such as informal gatherings, up to complex meetings. Effectively troubleshooting will help ensure a happy and enjoyable event. Our online event planning courses will help you do just that. 

By the end of this Event Planning Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of events
  • Understand the planning process
  • Understand how to organize your staff, and delegate to them effectively
  • Knowing what to do after the event 

2. Entrepreneurship: Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success!

So, you want to break into entrepreneurship? Well, that’s great, but know that it is no easy feat. There are many steps you must take just to prepare yourself to embark on the journey, and once you have started your business, many more steps to maintain the business. This course is designed to give you the tools you need to start, run, and grow a business you can be proud of!

Would you to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need our entrepreneurship course.

Let our Entrepreneurship Online Short Course help you achieve your dreams. Being an entrepreneur can be full of risks. These risks are minimized through drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. All these and more can be found in our Entrepreneurship course.

By the end of this Entrepreneurship Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to start a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • Get financing for your business
  • Hire and train employees
  • Run your business
  • Grow your business

3. 10 Steps To Start A New Business: A Blueprint for Building the Company of Your Dreams

You've decided to go into business, but where do you begin?

Starting your own business can be stressful so it’s important that you know what you need to do to get started.

In this course you will learn the ten most important steps you must take when starting a new business.

Developed by professional businessman and an accredited teacher this course is delivered online and consists of 10 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

With 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course you will learn:

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

4. Time Management: How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

By the end of this Time Management Online Short Course you will be able to: 

  • Plan and prioritize daily activities efficiently and in a productive manner.
  • Triumph over procrastination.
  • Effectively deal with crises.
  • Organize your workspace and workflow.
  • Efficiently delegate.
  • Ritualize your workload.
  • Plan effective meetings.

5. Marketing Basics: Get a Better Understanding of Marketing and Grow Your Business

Marketing is an essential element for every business. It can be that one missing piece of the puzzle, and when it fits the big picture is revealed. In this course you will be given an introduction to marketing and its benefits. If you are not marketing your business you will not grow, and if you do not grow you will not succeed.

Marketing Basics will provide the basic knowledge to show you how to build and grow your business. Marketing has changed a lot recently and having a new perspective will give you the needed information to assist in making marketing decisions. No matter what your product or service is, your business will benefit with a better understanding of marketing.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define your market
  • Know the different types of marketing and ways to use them
  • Learn effective ways of communicating with the customer
  • Know how to set marketing goals and strategies
  • Recognise common marketing mistakes and know how to avoid

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone, making it easier for you to learn with Courses for Success.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Event Planning 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Event Planning

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Types of Event

  • Awards
  • Charity
  • Conferences and Seminars
  • Holidays

Module Three: Brainstorming

  • Determine a Date
  • Determine a Theme
  • Determine the Event's Purpose
  • Write Down & Review Ideas

Module Four: Types of Entertainment

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Speakers
  • Performers

Module Five: Support Staff

  • Security
  • Valet
  • Waiters/ waitresses
  • Clean up crew

Module Six:Technical Staff

  • Visual Technician
  • Media Technician
  • Audio Technician
  • Specialized Equipment Technician

Module Seven: Vendors

  • Food Vendor
  • Equipment Vendor
  • Decorations and Furnishing Vendors
  • Photography/ Video Vendor

Module Eight: Finalize the Plan

  • Venue
  • Registration
  • Entertainment
  • Cuisine and Décor

Module Nine: Administrative Tasks

  • Create a Budget
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Insurance and Permits
  • Contracts

Module Ten: Get Organized

  • Form a Team
  • Timeline
  • Checklists
  • Backup Plans

Module Eleven: Post Event Activities

  • Survey
  • Share Media
  • Send Thank You Notes
  • Start planning the next event!

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Entrepreneurship

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Decide on the Type of Business

  • Lesson One: Is It Feasible?
  • Lesson Two: What Are Your Interests?
  • Lesson Three: Do You Have the Experience?
  • Lesson Four: Are You an Expert?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: What Is the Market/Competition Like?

  • Lesson One: Is the Venture Lucrative?
  • Lesson Two: Is There Competition?
  • Lesson Three: How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition?
  • Lesson Four: How Is the Customer Prospect?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Four: Basics of Starting a Business

  • Lesson One: Decide on a Name
  • Lesson Two: Legal Structure of the Business
  • Lesson Three: Register the Business
  • Lesson Four: Choose the Location
  • Lesson Five: Hire an Accountant
  • Lesson Six: Case Study

Module Five: Create a Business Plan

  • Lesson One: What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Lesson Two: Gather Documentation
  • Lesson Three: Develop a Business Plan Outline
  • Lesson Four: Draft a Business Plan
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six:  Get Financing

  • Lesson One: Contact Organizations for Guidance
  • Lesson Two: Decide the Type of Financing
  • Lesson Three: Shop Around
  • Lesson Four: What to Do Once Approved
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Hire Employees

  • Lesson One: Develop Job Descriptions
  • Lesson Two: Advertise Positions
  • Lesson Three: Interview Candidates
  • Lesson Four: Select Candidates
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eight: Training Employees

  • Lesson One: Teach Company Culture
  • Lesson Two: Implement Actual Training for the Position
  • Lesson Three: Provide Feedback
  • Lesson Four: Offer Additional Training, If Necessary
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Market the Business

  • Lesson One: Traditional Marketing
  • Lesson Two: Create a Website
  • Lesson Three: Social Media
  • Lesson Four: Networking Groups
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Run the Business

  • Lesson One: Procurement
  • Lesson Two: Sell! Sell! Sell!
  • Lesson Three: How to Manage Cash Flow
  • Lesson Four: Budgeting
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven:  Grow the Business

  • Lesson One: Offer More Products/ Services
  • Lesson Two: Open Another Location
  • Lesson Three: Franchise Opportunitites
  • Lesson Four: Scoring Large Contracts
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - 10 Steps To Start A New Business

Step 1 Business Names and Structures

  • Choosing a business name
    • How to choose a name
    • What do you use the business name for
    • What to consider when choosing a name
    • Is your business name unique
  • Business name registration
    • How to register a business name
    • How to find out if it’s available
    • What government websites to go to
    • Where to go on the government websites
    • How to search domain names and check availability
    • How to purchase domain names
  • The structure of your business
    • 3 Structures
    • What each structure means
    • Agreements
  • The importance of bookkeeping
    • The keeping of records for taxation purposes
    • You must know how your business is doing
  • Setting up supplier accounts
    • Credit accounts
    • Return for refund policy

Step 2 Planning for Success

  • Writing a business plan
    • Business plan included in the course
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Competitors Strengths and weaknesses
    • Is your business idea viable
    • How your business will be organised
    • What is your business venture
    • Market research
    • Sales and marketing
    • Financial predictions

Step 3 Finance and Accounts

  • Open a bank account
    • What you need to open a bank account
    • Registration of business name
    • Types of business accounts
    • Interview with bank manager
  • Business finance
    • Ways to get finance/capital
    • Agreements

Step 4 Business Location

  • Choosing a business location
    • Factors to consider
    • Security issues
    • Room/space available
    • Market research
    • Security issues
  • Business leases
    • What length of lease to choose in the beginning
  • Licences to work from home
    • Council licenses
    • Taxation issues
    • Types of businesses to run from home
    • Interview with home business person, set up, issues and insights to running a home based business

Step 4 Government Requirements

  • Tax file number
  • ABN number
  • Register for GST
  • Any licences

Step 6 Business Stationary

  • Printing needs
    • Business cards
    • With comp slips
    • Envelopes
    • Letter heads
    • Invoices
    • Brochures
    • Flyers
    • Printing tips
    • How to design a logo and artwork
    • How to save on costs

Step 7 Marketing and Branding

  • What is Marketing and when will customers buy
  • What is Branding, name, logo and slogan
  • Domain name rego
  • Web marketing,
  • Social media
  • SEO and what this means
  • Google Adwords, what is it?

Step 8 Employees

  • Staff are most important for your business
  • Understand employer obligations
  • Part time or full time staff
  • What your best employee would look like
  • How to choose the correct employee

Step 9 Insurances

  • What type of insurances do you need?
  • What type of insurances to consider
  • Insurances
  • Fire and theft
  • Legal liability
  • Business interruption
  • Business vehicles
  • Public liability
  • Workers compensation

Step 10 Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

  • Tips on starting from scratch
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • Advantages of starting from scratch
  • Positive and negative elements of buying a franchise
  • Buying an established business
  • Do your due diligence
  • Factors to consider

Course 4 - Time Management

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Marketing Basics

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two -  What is Marketing?

  • What is a market?
  • Marketing is not selling
  • Understanding customer needs
  • Defining your product or service

Module Three - Common Marketing Types (Part 1)

  • Direct marketing
  • Active marketing
  • Incoming marketing
  • Outgoing marketing

Module Four - Common Marketing Types (Part 2)

  • Guerrilla marketing
  • B2B marketing
  • B2C marketing
  • Promotional marketing

Module Five - The Marketing Mix

  • Product
  • Price
  • Promotion
  • Place

Module Six - Communicating the Right Way

  • The marketing pitch
  • Sell value, not the price
  • Fun and entertaining is powerful
  • Choosing the right media

Module Seven - Customer Communications

  • Give your customers a voice
  • It's not about you, it's about them
  • Every interaction counts
  • Answers questions honestly

Module Eight - Marketing Goals

  • Brand switching
  • Repeat purchases
  • Brand loyalty
  • Inform and educate

Module Nine - The Marketing Funnel

  • Awareness
  • Interest
  • Desire
  • Action

Module Ten - Marketing Mistakes (Part 1)

  • Not taking social media seriously
  • Not having a USP
  • Cross cultural and international translations
  • Not building a relationship

Module Eleven - Marketing Mistakes (Part 2)

  • Not having a plan
  • Aiming at everyone
  • Not tracking metrics
  • Not listening to your customers

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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7 August 2019 08:13:51 AM

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7 August 2019 05:09:52 AM

This has been most helpful in my position at the workplace. My workload has decreased and my time is being spent more wisely

17 July 2019 05:32:42 PM

Great course. I have learned a lot of helpful tips for the future

15 July 2019 11:42:04 PM

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I learned things which I now use in my daily life eg the urgent / important matrix and breaking tasks into smaller parts

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The module is quite a fascinating and most especially very challenging.It application in the real world can be strenuous but in the end it is something that is worth the while.

In the end working for yourself is about the best thing one can do for himself with the right mind set.

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Learn How to Build a Successful Event Planning Career - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Event Planning

  2.  Entrepreneurship

  3.  10 Steps To Start A New Business

  4.  Time Management

  5.  Marketing Basics

1. Event Planning: Learn How to Build a Successful Event Planning Career

Successful Event Planning starts with possessing good communication skills, being highly organized, and having the ability to follow up with vendors until completion. Preparation before, during, and after is crucial in helping reach your desired objectives. With our Event Planning course, you will learn how to anticipate and solve common planning issues for any small event such as informal gatherings, up to complex meetings. Effectively troubleshooting will help ensure a happy and enjoyable event. Our online event planning courses will help you do just that. 

By the end of this Event Planning Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of events
  • Understand the planning process
  • Understand how to organize your staff, and delegate to them effectively
  • Knowing what to do after the event 

2. Entrepreneurship: Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success!

So, you want to break into entrepreneurship? Well, that’s great, but know that it is no easy feat. There are many steps you must take just to prepare yourself to embark on the journey, and once you have started your business, many more steps to maintain the business. This course is designed to give you the tools you need to start, run, and grow a business you can be proud of!

Would you to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need our entrepreneurship course.

Let our Entrepreneurship Online Short Course help you achieve your dreams. Being an entrepreneur can be full of risks. These risks are minimized through drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. All these and more can be found in our Entrepreneurship course.

By the end of this Entrepreneurship Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how to start a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • Get financing for your business
  • Hire and train employees
  • Run your business
  • Grow your business

3. 10 Steps To Start A New Business: A Blueprint for Building the Company of Your Dreams

You've decided to go into business, but where do you begin?

Starting your own business can be stressful so it’s important that you know what you need to do to get started.

In this course you will learn the ten most important steps you must take when starting a new business.

Developed by professional businessman and an accredited teacher this course is delivered online and consists of 10 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

With 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course you will learn:

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

4. Time Management: How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

By the end of this Time Management Online Short Course you will be able to: 

  • Plan and prioritize daily activities efficiently and in a productive manner.
  • Triumph over procrastination.
  • Effectively deal with crises.
  • Organize your workspace and workflow.
  • Efficiently delegate.
  • Ritualize your workload.
  • Plan effective meetings.

5. Marketing Basics: Get a Better Understanding of Marketing and Grow Your Business

Marketing is an essential element for every business. It can be that one missing piece of the puzzle, and when it fits the big picture is revealed. In this course you will be given an introduction to marketing and its benefits. If you are not marketing your business you will not grow, and if you do not grow you will not succeed.

Marketing Basics will provide the basic knowledge to show you how to build and grow your business. Marketing has changed a lot recently and having a new perspective will give you the needed information to assist in making marketing decisions. No matter what your product or service is, your business will benefit with a better understanding of marketing.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define your market
  • Know the different types of marketing and ways to use them
  • Learn effective ways of communicating with the customer
  • Know how to set marketing goals and strategies
  • Recognise common marketing mistakes and know how to avoid

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone, making it easier for you to learn with Courses for Success.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Event Planning 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Event Planning

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Types of Event

  • Awards
  • Charity
  • Conferences and Seminars
  • Holidays

Module Three: Brainstorming

  • Determine a Date
  • Determine a Theme
  • Determine the Event's Purpose
  • Write Down & Review Ideas

Module Four: Types of Entertainment

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Speakers
  • Performers

Module Five: Support Staff

  • Security
  • Valet
  • Waiters/ waitresses
  • Clean up crew

Module Six:Technical Staff

  • Visual Technician
  • Media Technician
  • Audio Technician
  • Specialized Equipment Technician

Module Seven: Vendors

  • Food Vendor
  • Equipment Vendor
  • Decorations and Furnishing Vendors
  • Photography/ Video Vendor

Module Eight: Finalize the Plan

  • Venue
  • Registration
  • Entertainment
  • Cuisine and Décor

Module Nine: Administrative Tasks

  • Create a Budget
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Insurance and Permits
  • Contracts

Module Ten: Get Organized

  • Form a Team
  • Timeline
  • Checklists
  • Backup Plans

Module Eleven: Post Event Activities

  • Survey
  • Share Media
  • Send Thank You Notes
  • Start planning the next event!

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Entrepreneurship

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Decide on the Type of Business

  • Lesson One: Is It Feasible?
  • Lesson Two: What Are Your Interests?
  • Lesson Three: Do You Have the Experience?
  • Lesson Four: Are You an Expert?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: What Is the Market/Competition Like?

  • Lesson One: Is the Venture Lucrative?
  • Lesson Two: Is There Competition?
  • Lesson Three: How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition?
  • Lesson Four: How Is the Customer Prospect?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Four: Basics of Starting a Business

  • Lesson One: Decide on a Name
  • Lesson Two: Legal Structure of the Business
  • Lesson Three: Register the Business
  • Lesson Four: Choose the Location
  • Lesson Five: Hire an Accountant
  • Lesson Six: Case Study

Module Five: Create a Business Plan

  • Lesson One: What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Lesson Two: Gather Documentation
  • Lesson Three: Develop a Business Plan Outline
  • Lesson Four: Draft a Business Plan
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six:  Get Financing

  • Lesson One: Contact Organizations for Guidance
  • Lesson Two: Decide the Type of Financing
  • Lesson Three: Shop Around
  • Lesson Four: What to Do Once Approved
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Hire Employees

  • Lesson One: Develop Job Descriptions
  • Lesson Two: Advertise Positions
  • Lesson Three: Interview Candidates
  • Lesson Four: Select Candidates
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eight: Training Employees

  • Lesson One: Teach Company Culture
  • Lesson Two: Implement Actual Training for the Position
  • Lesson Three: Provide Feedback
  • Lesson Four: Offer Additional Training, If Necessary
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Market the Business

  • Lesson One: Traditional Marketing
  • Lesson Two: Create a Website
  • Lesson Three: Social Media
  • Lesson Four: Networking Groups
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Run the Business

  • Lesson One: Procurement
  • Lesson Two: Sell! Sell! Sell!
  • Lesson Three: How to Manage Cash Flow
  • Lesson Four: Budgeting
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven:  Grow the Business

  • Lesson One: Offer More Products/ Services
  • Lesson Two: Open Another Location
  • Lesson Three: Franchise Opportunitites
  • Lesson Four: Scoring Large Contracts
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - 10 Steps To Start A New Business

Step 1 Business Names and Structures

  • Choosing a business name
    • How to choose a name
    • What do you use the business name for
    • What to consider when choosing a name
    • Is your business name unique
  • Business name registration
    • How to register a business name
    • How to find out if it’s available
    • What government websites to go to
    • Where to go on the government websites
    • How to search domain names and check availability
    • How to purchase domain names
  • The structure of your business
    • 3 Structures
    • What each structure means
    • Agreements
  • The importance of bookkeeping
    • The keeping of records for taxation purposes
    • You must know how your business is doing
  • Setting up supplier accounts
    • Credit accounts
    • Return for refund policy

Step 2 Planning for Success

  • Writing a business plan
    • Business plan included in the course
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Competitors Strengths and weaknesses
    • Is your business idea viable
    • How your business will be organised
    • What is your business venture
    • Market research
    • Sales and marketing
    • Financial predictions

Step 3 Finance and Accounts

  • Open a bank account
    • What you need to open a bank account
    • Registration of business name
    • Types of business accounts
    • Interview with bank manager
  • Business finance
    • Ways to get finance/capital
    • Agreements

Step 4 Business Location

  • Choosing a business location
    • Factors to consider
    • Security issues
    • Room/space available
    • Market research
    • Security issues
  • Business leases
    • What length of lease to choose in the beginning
  • Licences to work from home
    • Council licenses
    • Taxation issues
    • Types of businesses to run from home
    • Interview with home business person, set up, issues and insights to running a home based business

Step 4 Government Requirements

  • Tax file number
  • ABN number
  • Register for GST
  • Any licences

Step 6 Business Stationary

  • Printing needs
    • Business cards
    • With comp slips
    • Envelopes
    • Letter heads
    • Invoices
    • Brochures
    • Flyers
    • Printing tips
    • How to design a logo and artwork
    • How to save on costs

Step 7 Marketing and Branding

  • What is Marketing and when will customers buy
  • What is Branding, name, logo and slogan
  • Domain name rego
  • Web marketing,
  • Social media
  • SEO and what this means
  • Google Adwords, what is it?

Step 8 Employees

  • Staff are most important for your business
  • Understand employer obligations
  • Part time or full time staff
  • What your best employee would look like
  • How to choose the correct employee

Step 9 Insurances

  • What type of insurances do you need?
  • What type of insurances to consider
  • Insurances
  • Fire and theft
  • Legal liability
  • Business interruption
  • Business vehicles
  • Public liability
  • Workers compensation

Step 10 Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

  • Tips on starting from scratch
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • Advantages of starting from scratch
  • Positive and negative elements of buying a franchise
  • Buying an established business
  • Do your due diligence
  • Factors to consider

Course 4 - Time Management

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Marketing Basics

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two -  What is Marketing?

  • What is a market?
  • Marketing is not selling
  • Understanding customer needs
  • Defining your product or service

Module Three - Common Marketing Types (Part 1)

  • Direct marketing
  • Active marketing
  • Incoming marketing
  • Outgoing marketing

Module Four - Common Marketing Types (Part 2)

  • Guerrilla marketing
  • B2B marketing
  • B2C marketing
  • Promotional marketing

Module Five - The Marketing Mix

  • Product
  • Price
  • Promotion
  • Place

Module Six - Communicating the Right Way

  • The marketing pitch
  • Sell value, not the price
  • Fun and entertaining is powerful
  • Choosing the right media

Module Seven - Customer Communications

  • Give your customers a voice
  • It's not about you, it's about them
  • Every interaction counts
  • Answers questions honestly

Module Eight - Marketing Goals

  • Brand switching
  • Repeat purchases
  • Brand loyalty
  • Inform and educate

Module Nine - The Marketing Funnel

  • Awareness
  • Interest
  • Desire
  • Action

Module Ten - Marketing Mistakes (Part 1)

  • Not taking social media seriously
  • Not having a USP
  • Cross cultural and international translations
  • Not building a relationship

Module Eleven - Marketing Mistakes (Part 2)

  • Not having a plan
  • Aiming at everyone
  • Not tracking metrics
  • Not listening to your customers

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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