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Course Description

Small Business Integrated Learning provides the opportunity for students to learn business in a practical setting with an emphasis on their learning and capabilities.

The students develop their learning through the process of running a small business and growing their knowledge about themselves as learners, and their capabilities.

This course requires students to work in groups.

Students learn to work collaboratively, share ideas, opinions and extend their social communication skills.

Small Business covers:

  • Introduction to business
  • Business and enterprise in practice
  • Establishing a business and the enterprising person
  • Business plans
  • Business management and communication
  • Financial planning and management
  • Technology in business
  • Marketing
  • Employment relations
  • Other topics as required to suit the needs of the students

Assessment Type & Weighting

Connections Task 20%
Personal Venture 20%
Practical Exploration 60%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2


Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.