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Starting Your Own Business

20+ hours of content

100% delivered online

12 months of access to material

0 prerequisites


Continuing education

Completing this course can contribute to your continuing professional development with the below organisation(s).

Are you looking to set up your business for success? In this short course, learn essential skills to start and sustain a small business. Take practical steps, from defining your purpose to sorting out the necessary paperwork. Plan to transform your idea into reality and ensure you have the fundamentals right for business growth.

What you'll take away from this course

A dynamic business plan
Your purpose, vision, mission and goals
Strategies for efficient operations
A business model that suits you
How to market your business

In this course, you’ll learn practical skills that you can quickly and easily apply in your business and life.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to learn about transforming your business idea into reality.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This course is designed and supported by experts and instructors at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

In this short course, you will study eight topics essential to establishing a new business with confidence. Define your vision, mission and goals and develop a business mindset and plan. Then, learn fundamental marketing, administration, operations and finance skills to start and sustain a successful business. Understand how you can thrive, not just survive, in your first year in business. Finally, build a growth strategy and nurture workplace wellness no matter how big your business becomes.

Planning a business venture

What to consider when starting a new business or taking on an established one.

Define your business purpose

How to get strategic about your business vision, values, goals and purpose.

Creating a dynamic business plan

Learn how to develop a business plan that grows with your business.

The mindset of a successful business

Discover ways to achieve a business mindset and overcome common challenges.

Beginning to grow your business

Explore business growth strategies that suit your business.

Finding a mentor

Identify and engage with a mentor who inspires you in business and life.

Running a business in the first year

Understand the essentials you need to maximise your opportunities.

Optimising your wellbeing

Nurture workplace wellness that supports your business and you.

If you love Starting Your Own Business, why not enrol in another short course in business or natural health, nutrition or mental health and wellness?

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