Course Title: Business Practice

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 022088

Program: C5041

Course Title: Business Practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 16.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers business procedures for conducting or managing a small photographic business.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles


Business Practice


VBS636/1 Define small business in Australia and the way it is affected by changes in the

VBS636/2 Outline the characteristics that need to be considered in exploring a small
business opportunity

VBS636/3 Specify the knowledge, abilities and personal characteristics required to start a
successful small business.

VBS636/4 Describe an appropriate structure to use and its legal and protective means,
support and maintenance

VBS636/5 Describe the financial procedures required to start up, monitor and maintain a
small business

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is achieved through completion of a project that encompasses the preparation of a business plan (90%) and constructive classroom participation