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Unit 1 - Small business management introducing business; 1. Business organisations; 2. Small business in Australia; 3. Business Environments small business decision-making planning and evaluation; 4. Major decisions making prior to commencement of small business; 5. Support services available to small business; 6. The importance of business planning; 7. Major planning decisions throughout the life of a small business; 8. Ongoing evaluation of small business day-to-day operations; 9. Introductory accounting for small business; 10. Management of staff in small business; 11. Information and communication technologies in small business; 12. Legal requirements when offering goods and services ; Unit 2 - communication and management communication in business; 13. Communication in business; 14. Effectiveness of communication managing the marketing function; 15. Managing the marketing function; 16. Market research; 17. The marketing plan and evaluation of performance; 18. Marketing strategies managing the public relations function; 19. Managing the public relations function; Dictionary; Index.