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Maximise your chances of being a self-employed success story
The technological, workplace and lifestyle changes of the last few
decades have created a large and growing class of enterprise workers –
that is, people who once upon a time would have been employees but who
are now running their own businesses.
The good news is that being self-employed has a lot of great benefits
such as an understanding boss, control over the work you do, the
chance to strike it rich. The bad news, however, is that the majority
of new businesses fail. If you want to make a go of working for
yourself, you need a wide range of skills in order to create and
maintain a profitable business. TAFE NSW can be of assistance in
acquiring the core competencies you need.
TAFE NSW offers a range of business
and management courses that will teach you how to create a
business plan, meet legal and risk management requirements, develop
workplace policies, undertake planning and compile reports on
Many a businessperson has ended up in serious trouble because they
couldn't keep track of how much money was coming into their business
and how much was going out. TAFE NSW offers a number of bookkeeping
courses that can teach you to do things such as establish and
maintain accounting systems, fill out business activity statements and
understand what taxes you are required to pay.
Leading others and inspiring staff to perform is harder than it
looks, as many a budding entrepreneur soon discovers. TAFE has a wide
selection of management courses that can teach you how to get the most
out of people.
There are few things as rewarding as creating your own business or as
heartbreaking as seeing it fail. Make sure to maximise your chances of
being a self-employed success story by attaining the skills you need
to deal with the many challenges involved in operating a business.