Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship)


Undergraduate Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship)

Get Qualified in just 12 Weeks

Entrepreneurial skills are vital for global economic growth, whether for start-ups or for driving change in larger organisations. Entrepreneurs need business skills that challenge convention, disrupt the status quo and seek solutions for complex business problems.

If you are already working in the business world, or hoping to break into this competitive industry, the Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship) will not only help you to up-skill quickly but will also give your area of interest formal recognition in the workplace. You could also choose to use your certificate qualification to fast-track further tertiary studies, such as a Diploma of Business (Entrepreneurship) or an ICMS Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship), if you wish.

The overall aim of the Undergraduate Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship) is to provide a flexible, student-centred and academically rigorous course of study, which seeks to develop your intellectual skills and competencies and give you a sound foundation for further tertiary study in your chosen discipline.

This  course aims to provide you with introductory knowledge, competencies and values necessary for a fulfilling career in various areas of business and gives you the confidence and background skills necessary to start your own business

Fully Online! Can be completed in just 12 x weeks (accelerated)!

What you will learn

  • Develop technical and theoretical business knowledge and concepts
  • Identify appropriate sources of data for problem solving in an entrepreneurship context
  • Describe solutions to routine entrepreneurship situations
  • Present project findings in both written and personal presentation forms to diverse audiences in entrepreneurial business contexts
  • Apply technical business knowledge to a range of entrepreneurship contexts

Future Career Opportunities

The Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship) will position students for potential careers such as the following:

  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Start your own business

Quick Facts

Course NameUndergraduate Certificate of Business (Entrepreneurship)
CRICOS Code108407B
Accreditation StatusActive
AQF Level5
CampusNorthern Beaches Campus; City Campus (Sydney); Online
DurationTypical duration: 2 study periods (trimesters)
Accelerated duration: 12 weeks
Study Modeface-to-face or online*
StartMain Intakes: February, May, August
Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October & December
Annual Indicative Student Enrolmentsn/a (new course)

* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more

    Course Structure

    Credit PointsSubject TypeSubject CodeSubject Name
    3COREBUS101APathway to Success
    3COREMGT101AManagement Solutions for a Changing World
    3SPECIALISATIONENT101AEntrepreneurship Foundations and Mindset

    Attendance Policy

    For the attendance Policy please see the Policy Library.


    Sample Subjects

    Pathway to Success (BUS101A)

    In order to be a successful and to develop your career skills ready for work, it is essential to understand and integrate a range of tertiary tools and skills that you can use to demonstrate your growing academic ability and career readiness.

    This subject takes a holistic approach in supporting you on your pathway to success. It focuses on supporting your smooth transition into the College and developing your academic skills and performance, so you can maximise success in your chosen program. Through engaging classroom activities, you’ll get to test out your growing informational literacy and interpersonal skills; using them to clearly communicate to a given audience both orally and in writing. Towards the end of the subject, you’ll focus on what lies ahead; developing an employability toolkit which will help you enter and succeed in the professional workplace.

    Entrepreneurship Foundations and Mindset (ENT101A)

    The subject aims to introduce the theory and practice of entrepreneurship, the characteristics of entrepreneurs, and the “mindset” of the entrepreneurship in individuals and organisations. Students can gain an overview of the lean business start-up process, assess their own “mindset” for entrepreneurship and map out their journey to develop their mindset and skillset as entrepreneurs. The aim of the subject is for students to learn about themselves as people and thus identify what type of entrepreneur they would be.

    The subject develops capacity to leverage ecosystems to advance venture creation and/or become a catalyst within them. Student entrepreneurs are exposed to various stakeholders and players at a local, national and global level. Student entrepreneurs study the characteristics of leading entrepreneurial ecosystems, entrepreneurial support systems and government policy making. Upon completion of the subject, student entrepreneurs would have developed their confidence in building and expanding entrepreneurial relationships.