Small Business Management - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Small Business ManagementMajor

Do you have a dream to one day start your own business? Studying Small Business Management will equip you with the entrepreneurial skills you need to start your own enterprise and succeed in small business.

Your studies will introduce you to the world of business but maintain a strong focus on regional community. You will have the opportunity to test the viability of an entrepreneurial start-up and learn how businesses can make a difference in the local community.

Make the most of USC’s staff expertise and open doors to a diverse range of employment opportunities in the corporate world through industry connections. This is the first and only university curriculum in Queensland to offer specialised Small Business Management and offers the flexibility to study face-to-face or online.

Explore the full range of Business majors and minors.

The Small Business Management Major can be selected in the Bachelor of Business and any double degrees that include the Bachelor of Business.

Major (8)

For a major in Small Business Management, students must successfully complete 8 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
BUS104 Discovering Management
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1, Semester 2
12 
BUS108 Information Systems in Organisations
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 1, Semester 2
12Anti: ACC108
BUS211 Strategic Management
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS104
ENT211 Igniting Entrepreneurial Talent
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
ENT221 Venture Growth and Innovation
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
ENT222 Managing the Social Enterprise
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
MGT310 Managing the Small Business
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: BUS104
MGT325 Managing Quality
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS104

Minor (4)

For a minor in Small Business Management, students must successfully complete 4 courses:

CourseSemester of offerUnitsRequisites
BUS211 Strategic Management
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: BUS104
ENT211 Igniting Entrepreneurial Talent
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12 
ENT221 Venture Growth and Innovation
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Online: Semester 2
12 
MGT310 Managing the Small Business
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Online: Semester 1
12Pre: BUS104