You can find that small business niche!
Owning or managing your own small business might be your dream. But where do you start in seeking out and finding the golden opportunity? There is so much noise out there it can be hard to truly identify where your niche might be. Equip yourself with the knowledge to succeed in this space. Download course guide.
You can study fees-free
From 1 January 2018, tertiary education will be fees-free for eligible first-time tertiary students on programmes level 3 and above. You may be eligible to study this course fee-free. Find out if you’re eligible for free study.
Benefits to you
Understand how to assess opportunities
Learn how to identify and understand the components that require consideration before seriously committing to or pursuing a small business opportunity. What are the resources needed and how viable is the proposition you are exploring? On this course you will learn how to assess opportunities for a business idea and determine the chances of success.
Learn whether small business is the right fit
Not everyone is cut out for small business management. You might not have the skill base or understand the gaps in your knowledge. It’s important before you take the plunge that you know whether your personal skill set is the right one. This course will help you understand and assess your expertise to manage in this space.
- Level: 3
- Credit: 15
- Course fee: $171.44 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 10 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 10 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 15 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our enrolment coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
“I really enjoy having the ability to study when I have the time and wherever I might be. I also like the online videos and course reading and have found the course facilitators are always available when I need them,”
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.