RMIT University program

Online Business Success

Gain the skills to launch, market and run your own online business with this program of online courses from successful entrepreneurs at RMIT University.

  • Overview 4 courses
  • Duration 16 weeks
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Launch, market and run your own successful online business

Do you have an idea for an online business but need more information, inspiration or motivation to make it happen?

This Online Business Success program will help you take your business from ideation to implementation, through four standalone online courses, focusing on planning, positioning, pricing and digital marketing.

Accessible for free on desktop, tablet or mobile and delivered in bite-sized chunks, the courses in this program provide a flexible way to enhance your online business skills.

The program will enable you to launch, market and run your own online business. Upon completion of the four courses, participants are eligible to pathway into an RMIT University Certificate IV in Small Business Management, by applying for recognition of prior learning.

When you complete all four courses and buy a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will earn a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study.


4 courses

How does our pricing work?

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$316 USD - Course Upgrades

Can I learn for free?

Programs are made up of short courses, most of which you can join for free.

However, if you want to take the final assessment and unlock the award or accreditation for the program, you must upgrade each individual course or buy Unlimited to gain a Certificate of Achievement for all the courses in the program.

How do course upgrades work?

If you want to spend more time on course material and better demonstrate what you've learned, you may choose to upgrade each course. You can upgrade your courses at any point after you enrol.

When you upgrade a course, you get ongoing access to the course material for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn. This means you can return to the subject whenever you like.

You will also be given access to any course tests, and the ability to qualify for a downloadable and printed Certificate of Achievement to show what you’ve achieved.

How does Unlimited work?

If you have Unlimited, you will get access to all of the short courses in this program, plus thousands of other short courses and tests.

You have the ability to learn at your own pace throughout your subscription time and gain digital Certificates of Achievement on all your courses.

If you gain a certificate on a course, you will keep access to the course’s content beyond your Unlimited subscription time so you can revise the content whenever you need.

Unlimited costs $39.99/month. Find out more about Unlimited.

Are these the final prices?

Yes. There are no additional fees. The price you see here includes everything - such as test fees, tuition and any additional accreditation provided by the course.

Learn from expert entrepreneurs and academics

RMIT University has helped many thousands of entrepreneurs on their journey to success through its Business Enterprise Unit and Business and Entrepreneurship programs in the College of Business.

On each course in the Online Business Success program, you will learn with educators who are experienced in the area of small business startup and hear from online entrepreneurs about their path to success.

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Learning outcomes

Designed for anyone who has started or is thinking about starting an online business, this program will enable you to understand:

  • the key decisions and considerations in setting up an online business;
  • how to use data to analyse your market and profile your most valuable customer;
  • how to make informed decisions about pricing and business expenses;
  • and the importance of digital marketing to online business success.