Business Basics

Business Basics is a self-directed online programme, designed to complement our Launch Lab sessions for those who are after flexible learning.


The Enterprise programme empowers veterans, reservists, and Defence families to build the skills, networks, and confidence they need to explore and start small businesses in Australia.

Business Basics is great for those wishing to build their business with limited time, other work, life or caring responsibilities, and/or anyone unable to join Launch Lab.


- Understand the Australian small business landscape
- Identify business opportunities
- Connect with your 'why'
- Grow your entrepreneurial mindset
- Summarise your business idea on a page
- Communicate your business idea effectively

How it works

This is a self-directed online programme through Open Learning.

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A note on our work

Prince’s Trust Australia works closely with our alumni, the Department of Defence and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to ensure our programmes meet the needs of Australia’s Defence community. This includes working with Defence Transition Coaches, trusted ex-service partners, and veteran community businesses.

We are guided by an Advisory Council, chaired by the His Excellency, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC.

We respect our participants and are committed to the highest safeguarding standards. Our programmes are trauma informed.

All staff hold Working with Children Checks and police clearances.