Undergraduate | TAS-BMA357 | 2024
Freelancing and Small Business
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- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 27 May 2024
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About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Evaluate and apply small business management theories and concepts.
- Critically evaluate contemporary small business management challenges & opportunities using theory, independent and collaborative research.
- Communicate small business management strategies, theories and practices.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics.
The nature of the workforce is changing. The future of work is characterised by a shrinking ‘traditional’ job market and a rising gig economy. In Australia, self-employment now makes up a third of the workforce, and small business is considered to be the backbone of the Australian economy. To navigate this landscape, people require flexibility, autonomy, and small business skills.
The aim of this subject is to develop your understanding of how to package and develop your skills to meet market needs, and to design flexible and sustainable career pathways and strategies for running a small business.
In this subject you will you explore freelancing and small business sectors, including small business management theories, concepts, and strategies. Through independent and collaborative research, during the subject you will have the opportunity to develop a personal plan for future employment (within or outside of the traditional job market) and to work towards enhancing the effectiveness of a real-world small business.
- Individual Report (20%)
- Group Presentation (30%)
- Personal Business Model Canvas (50%)
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