Course Title: Investigate micro business opportunities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Investigate micro business opportunities

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM8788C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course is aimed at students establishing or operating a micro business for self employment and in particular the skills required to operate as a freelancer.  The course introduces you to the skills and knowledge required to consider the major elements of a business idea and undertake research to determine viability of the business opportunity. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

Elements:

1. Describe business ideas.

2. Identify market needs.

3. Investigate factors affecting the market.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • locate and outline legislation and regulation relevant to specific micro business opportunities
  • identify sources of specialist advise on trends in new and emerging markets and decline and risk factors
  • summarise benefits and challenges of digital technologies relevant to micro business opportunities
  • describe appropriate business research methods and date collection tools and software


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.