Smart Steps to Business

Smart Steps to Business

NZ Certificate in Business

Delivered by Barbican Training Centre as Contractors on behalf of the programme owners, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Level                     Length                 Fees

   3                  20 weeks            $0 

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Programme Overview

Have you always wanted to work for yourself but don’t know where to start? Before you launch your business, it’s important to learn what many small business owners only figure out once they are in business. Get a head-start on the opposition and give your business idea every opportunity to succeed.
Smart Steps to Business will help you to identify, evaluate and plan for the launch of your new business. You’ll learn everything required to build a business idea and assess its feasibility. You’ll also know how to get your business to market and plan the launch.

You'll learn about

* conducting external analysis of a business opportunity
* evaluating technology options for small businesses
* identifying social, cultural and environmental impacts of   small business
* communicating effectively with stakeholders.

You'll know how to

identify business opportunities
* assess the feasibility of a small business
* produce an establishment plan for your business
* identify legislation affecting a small business.


Where will this take me?

I want to keep learning
Enrol in our Level 4 Small Business Management programme.​

I want to use my new skills
You’ll be able to go into business for yourself confidently or use your skills in a range of other employment pathways.​

Quick facts

* Weekly evening classes and optional workshops
* NO resource fees

Start dates
Nelson Monday 11 March 2019, 6.00 pm
Thursday 14 March 2019, 6.00 pm
Blenheim Tuesday 12 March 2019, 6.00 pm
Motueka Wednesday 13 March 2019, 6.00 pm
Info and Enrolment Sessions
Nelson Tuesday 27 November 2018, 5.45 pm
Thursday 6 December 2018, 5.45 pm
Tuesday 11 December 2018, 5.45 pm
Blenheim Wednesday 28 November 2018, 5.00 pm
Wednesday 5 December 2018, 5.00 pm
Wednesday 12 December 2018, 5.00 pm
Motueka Monday 3 December 2018, 5.45 pm
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