BSB42515 – Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Qualification Requirements

Total number of units = 10
4 core units plus 6 elective units, of which:

  • 4 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • The remaining 2 elective units may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level
  • If not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma qualification.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
BSBSMB413 Design a digital action plan for small business
BSBSMB415 Refine and strengthen a small business


Elective Units
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website
BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity
BSBFRA401 Manage compliance with franchisee obligations and legislative requirements
BSBIPR405 Protect and use intangible assets in small business
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBINT303 Organise the importing and exporting of goods
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
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBREL401 Establish networks
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBSMB401 Establish and comply with legal and risk requirements of small business
BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team
BSBSMB408 Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations
BSBSMB409 Build and maintain relationships with small business stakeholders
BSBSMB410 Review and implement energy efficiency in business operations
BSBSMB411 Manage specialist external advisory services
BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
BSBSMB414 Time management for small business
BSBSMB416 Plan small business growth
BSBSMB417 Recruit staff
BSBSMB418 Manage compliance for small business
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
PSPGOV407B Provide a quotation
SIRXQUA002A Lead a team to foster innovation


Learning Options may or may not offer all listed electives. Availability of electives is discretionary and subject to change.