BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning

Unit code: BSBSMB404 | Study level: TAFE
City King St
Footscray Park


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.  It applies to individuals who operate a small business that operates independently, or as part of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret business information and numerical data competently and are skilled communicators.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • develop a business plan which provides for finance, marketing and provision of products/services to facilitate all business goals and objectives;
  • identify and plan all work health and safety (WHS) responsibilities, and;
  • develop risk management strategies including a contingency plan for non-conformance.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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