In a nutshell
Feeling like you’re stuck between zero business knowledge, and years of studying stuff you’ll never use? Can’t wait to get your new venture off the ground? We get it. The Diploma of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (10733NAT) from Monarch Institute was made for you. It’s designed for passionate thinkers, makers and doers who want to go from ideas to launching real solutions ASAP.
If you’re dreaming of starting a business that does things (more than a bit) differently, you’ll love this uniquely constructed course. Instead of focusing on ‘traditional’ business smarts, you’ll learn the skills you need to build something that’s completely your own. Already working in an organisation? This diploma could be your ticket to leading a team that’s a fountain of practical ideas and solutions. Step up on your own, or bring the innovation X-factor to your management career – it’s up to you.
What you’ll need
There are no formal entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply!
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
Module 1 - Nailing your customer solution
- BSBMKG541 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
- DENVAL001 - Validate a product idea
- BSBMKG543 - Plan and interpret market research
Module 2 - Creating an innovative environment, with the right team
- BSBSTR501 - Establish innovative work environments
- DENMVP002 - Define a minimum variable product
- BSBCRT311 - Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
Module 3 - The nuts and bolts of business
- BSBESB401 - Research and develop business plans
- BSBFIN501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
- BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work
- BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
- DENFUN003 - Secure funding to launch and grow a startup
Why Monarch Institute?
Monarch Institute specialises in providing innovative, engaging courses with a focus getting you ready to work in the real world. Courses are designed by industry experts and delivered by professionals who continue to lead in their fields.
Monarch Institute has trained over 10,000 students across a range of nationally recognised and accredited courses. With Monarch, you’ll benefit from direct trainer support and trainers with the latest industry experience, and are available whenever you need them.
Students graduate with a distinct competitive advantage because respected employers help shape the courses. The four largest employers of Monarch graduates are the Commonwealth Bank, NAB, Deloitte and the ANZ Bank.
With Monarch Institute, you’ll get a different experience. You'll get the skills that employers really want, flexibility to study in a style to suit you, and unrivalled support that is delivered with care.
Monarch Institute prides itself on encouraging and supporting students to meet their educational goals. Whether you choose to study in the classroom or online, you will be supported by a range of professionals who are committed to helping you succeed. All course materials have been designed with access and equity issues in mind, and assessment techniques reflect the needs of multiple learning styles.
Monarch provides an array of services for students, including personal, educational and vocational counselling services; disability assistance; language, literacy and numeracy assistance; and student welfare and guidance services. It also offers services for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students and students with disabilities or special needs in order to support them in meeting their learning goals.