Launch of the 2020 Business Alliance Program

Learning Partnerships is relaunching a Business Alliance Program designed on helping businesses work on their business with an emphasis on Business Resilience, Development and developing strategies to manage the business, family and cultural commitments and needs.

New programs are commencing on December 16th and January 17th with Full-Day Masterminds.

As part of the program developed exclusively for business owners, you will work on your business through a

  • BSB42518 Certificate IV in Small Business
  • BSBSS00087 – Small Business Growth Skill Set
  • BSBSS0088 -Small Business Survival Skill Set.

Business Owners can come out with a formal qualification that, in addition to supporting their business growth can improve their business case when applying for business loans, grants and tenders through demonstration of experience and training in business.

We emphasise the immediate and practical application of knowledge, so you can take everything learned in your qualification and implement it in your business.

Program Overview

The course is delivered through workshops and by one-on-one coaching with business mentors, each of whom is qualified industry professionals with a proven track record of owning or managing successful businesses.


We have a rolling intake which means anytime you are ready, so are we.

December 16 Goal Set and Mastermind

January 14 Goal Set and Mastermind


Delivery of this flexible program has been designed to assist participants to work on their own business or idea.  

All assessment pieces are contextualised to your business and your specific needs so you will not be just doing an assignment for the sake of doing an assignment – you will be working on your business plan.

  • Quarterly Coaching Sessions
  • Access to our Tutorial Rooms Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Power Planning and Master Mind Day
  • Full online resource library
  • Student Management System and Videos


On successful completion of all required activities, participants will obtain a nationally recognised qualification.

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Program Inclusions

You will study 10 units of competency

BSBSMB405 Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB401 Establish and comply with legal and risk requirements of small business
BSBINN301 Promote Innovation in a work environment
BSBIPR405 Protect and use intangible assets in small business
BSBRSK401 Identify and apply risk management processes
BSBWOR301 Organise Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks
BSBLDR401 Communicate Effectively as a workplace leader
BSBFIA412 Report on Financial Activity

We can customise these units to specifically focus on your areas of interest and business requirements.

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Quarterly Coaching 

As part of your Certificate IV in Small Business you will receive four quarterly goal check in and coaching sessions.

These are based on your enrolment date and will be scheduled with you and your trainer.

To book your coaching sessions please email .

Please note we understand that you get busy. So, do we. Please note that there is a 24 hour rebooking timeframe otherwise a no show will count as  

Tutorial Days

You are welcome to attend any of our open tutorial days on Tuesdays and Thursdays to work on your assessments, business plan in a conducive learning environment. There are no hard or fixed times. Come for an hour or come for the day.

Additional Workshops

At the commencement of your course, you are welcome to attend a Power Planning and Master Mind Workshop which addresses the requirements of several units.

Power Planning and Master Mind 2020 16 Dec 19 17 Jan  20

Room Hire

As a small business you may have a need to have access to professional training or meeting rooms. Ask our friendly administration team for assistance if you have such needs.

Advisory Board

Advisory boards provide you with the ability to collaborate with other business owners and managers and provide a sounding board to ideas, issues. It provides that fresh perspective that sometimes you may be missing.

Advisory Board times are on the Second Friday of the Month at 10 am. We understand this is during business hours. This is intentional to enable you to work on your business instead of in your business at times that you are more likely to have high energy.

It is highly recommended that you calendar block these into your diary so that you get the most out of these sessions. 

These will be run as formal ‘Board or Committee Meetings’ for an hour and an hour of general business.

Each meeting will focus on a specific area. There will also be a round house on confidential Chatham House Rules on wins, challenges and learnings from the month.

Date Topic
10th January Kick off, Planning Cycles
14th February Personal and Business Resilience
13th March  Risk and Legal Requirements
10th April  Innovation and IP
8th May Relationships and Networking
12 June Social Media Marketing and Risks
10 July Participant Determined
14th August Participant Determined
11 September Participant Determined
9th October Participant Determined
13th November Participant Determined
8th December Participant Determined

Additional Coaching

Additional coaching and consulting can be provided at cost on an Ad Needs Basis.

Continuing Support

Ongoing mentoring and support is important for all businesses to sustain independence, accountability and transparency to support their business.

Post your qualification completion, you continue with a Small Business Advisory Package which includes quarterly consulting, advisory meetings.

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