The New business funding and finance credential cover the skills and knowledge that assist you in understanding and developing practices that promote the effective management of a business cash flow.

The New business funding and finance comprises of 1 micro-credential stacked course of learning, followed by a completion of assessment tasks at the end of each skill level, to test the learner’s knowledge and understanding.

Course Series: 1 of 1

Course Award: Micro-Credential 

Course Duration: 5 Hours Course 

Complexity: Intermediate

It comprises 10 lessons of learning, followed by a completion quiz to test your knowledge and understanding.  By the end of this course, you will demonstrate understanding in:

  • The fundamentals in identifying the finances needed when planning a business venture.
  • Determining your businesses equity and assets.
  • Implementing practices that assist you in forecasting expected business activity to assist in the financial planning for your business
  • Determining and breaking down your start-up costs 
  • Estimating the associated business cash flow to assist you in financial planning 
  • Importance of recording your financial records 
  • Engaging with a financial specialist to ensure best practices
  • Implementing practices that assist you in sourcing and accessing best-suited finances




Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • New business funding and finance

  • 2

    Lesson 1

    • Glossary

  • 3

    Lesson 2

    • Identify current finances to plan for new business venture

  • 4

    Lesson 3

    • Determine equity and assets

  • 5

    Lesson 4

    • Forecast expected business activity to assist with financial planning

  • 6

    Lesson 5

    • Identify start-up costs

  • 7

    Lesson 6

    • Estimate business cash flow to assist with financial planning

  • 8

    Lesson 7

    • Record all finances

  • 9

    Lesson 8

    • Speak with financial specialists to ensure best practice

  • 10

    Lesson 9

    • Source and access suitable finances

  • 11

    Lesson 10

    • Conclusion

  • 12

    Test your knowledge

    • Instructions before taking the test

    • Next steps

  • 13

    The boring stuff

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