Entrepreneurship in Australia is a huge, complex and fast-growing industry, with more than 80,000 Australians currently employed in it, but many have a limited background in business.
This article explores the skills and education that could help you to make your mark.
Know your skills The skills you need to start a business are different depending on the country you’re in.
Here are a few basic requirements to get started: be able to read and write English (including the basics of business jargon), know how to use a computer, be able with a spreadsheet and a good grasp of basic computer programming.
This will help you start to build a strong business plan and understand your company and its values.
In the UK, the skills you’ll need are the same: be a good communicator, be good at using online and offline tools, and be able quickly get on with learning.
If you don’t have any of these skills, you won’t be able start a successful business in Australia.
If it’s too far away from home, you can look to the UK as an example.
Apply for a business visa If you’ve never been in Australia before, you’re probably going to be looking for a job or working experience abroad to work for a company that’s in Australia, but you don