BSBSS00102BSBSS00107 - Marketing and New Business Short Course

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The Mentor Education Marketing and New Business Short Course Short Courses Short Course (BSBSS00107 - Marketing and Communication Foundations Skill Set and the BSBSS00102 - Micro Business Skill Set) provides individuals an overview of the skills and knowledge associated with common administration and management workplace business functions.

Ideally suited to individuals where part of their job role includes administration, team leadership, management or management support duties, this course provides an overview of business functions including:

  • Creation of presentations and writing of complex documents
  • Investigation of business opportunities and development of business plans
  • Undertaking marketing activities and analysis of consumer behaviour

Core transferrable skills include:

  • Administration and leadership
  • Time and risk management
  • Planning and communication

Mentor Education’s BSBSS00107 - Marketing and Communication Foundations Skill Set and BSBSS00102 - Micro Business Skill Set are both nationally recognised qualifications, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded both the BSBSS00107 - Marketing and Communication Foundations Skill Set and the BSBSS00102 - Micro Business Skill Set.

Units from this course may contribute to credit towards the BSB40820 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication.

Skill Set Entry Requirements

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications.

We also recommend that students undertaking this course:

  • Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills
  • Microsoft Office (or freeware equivalent) installed on their computer
  • Access to a reliable high-quality internet connection
  • Adequate literacy/numeracy skills

Course Duration

Students will be required to undertake 8 core units. Course units are delivered sequentially and should be completed over a 24-weeks period.

Skillset Outline

Core units

  • Make presentations *
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas *
  • Undertake marketing activities *
  • Analyse consumer behaviour *
  • Develop and apply knowledge of communications industry *
  • Write complex documents *
  • Investigate business opportunities **
  • Research and develop business plans **

* Units from the BSBSS00107 - Marketing and Communication Foundations Skill Set.
** Units from the BSBSS00102 - Micro Business Skill Set.

Download a brochure for detailed course unit information.

Course Delivery

100% online learning.


Assessments will vary amongst individual units and may include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Long Answer Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Study and Scenario’s
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research Tasks
Activities that form part of the self-directed study and learning may include:
  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Forums

Online Learning Experience


Throughout their study time with Mentor Education, each student is supported by a fully resourced student support team trained in managing the needs of todays students.

Whilst completing their qualification, students are entitled to unlimited e-mail and phone support by our experienced student support team between Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, so they are never left to feel ‘lost’ or stuck during their studies.

Learning Materials

Mentor Education has developed this qualification with student needs central to its structure.

TThe learning materials offered in this course are designed to give students exposure to what they would actually do in the workplace and includes textbooks, learner guides, study guides, PowerPoint presentations and live online classroom-based tutorials - all included in the initial enrolment fee with no more to pay.

Flexibility and Delivery

In addition to the accessible and easy to understand self-directed learning materials, the course gives students additional options on how to best engage with their study commitments.

Upfront payment

Full upfront course fee payments can be made for this course, with regular special discount offers available for upfront payments.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for this course. All payment plans require an upfront payment of a percentage of the course plus regular scheduled payments. If information in relation to a payment plan is not listed with a specific course, please call 1300 306 146 during business hours and speak to an Education Adviser to find out more about payment plan options. Unless stated, payment plans are not available with Partial Scholarships or on any discounted courses.

Flexible Delivery Options: Nationwide

Mentor specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.


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