Foundations of Small Business Financial Counselling consists of 4 parts, some made up of a number of modules:
- Part 1: Small business fundamentals outlines the definition of a small business used by FCVic, provides an overview of small business structures and introduces learners to the work that financial counsellors can do with small business owners.
- Part 2: Credit issues provides learners with an overview of the legal framework and options to assist small businesses experiencing issues with creditors and suppliers.
- Part 3: Financial fundamentals provides a basic summary of key financial tools and financial statements and a series of interactive spreadsheets to be used as learning tools.
- Part 4: Insolvency outlines the options and process for small business companies facing insolvency.
The diagram on the right lists the parts and modules comprising the e-learning series, the time it takes to complete each module, and the number of CPD points awarded on completion of each module. The numbering does not necessarily reflect the sequence in which the modules should be completed. See Series sequence and completion order below for alternatives
Before commencing the first module, please click here to read important information about accessing the e-Learning.
Learners are welcome to simply browse or explore the e-learning series. For those wishing to undertake the e-Learning, we will be issuing a Certificate of Completion for each Module that is successfully completed. On completion of the e-Learning Series, members may contact FCVic to apply for a Certificate of Completion: Foundations of Small Business Financial Counselling e-Learning Series.