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Small Business SunEducation Program



Welcome to Small Business SunEducation

Small Business SunEducation program is a comprehensive, market leading program, designed to support broker partners on every step of their diversification journey.

Built around the diversification lifecycle, the program provides practical, tailored knowledge, to:

 

  • Understand small business customers and identify opportunity
  • Build fundamental credit skills
  • In-depth financial analysis
  • Construct a strong small business application

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Course catalogue below. Simply click the link to access online learning instantly and register for a facilitated session

 

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Course

Overview

Understanding and identifying Small Business opportunities Making the most of every opportunity
Tailored for those starting their diversification journey and tapping into the wealth of opportunity on your doorstep, this course provides an overview of small business fundamentals, from market characteristics to lending products. This interactive session takes brokers through a self-employed home loan transaction, providing practical advice and tips to identify small business lending opportunities.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 1.5 Facilitated session - Click here to register
Small business with Suncorp
A practical guide to partnering with Suncorp
This course is designed to makes it easier to do business with Suncorp, with comprehensive information about our small business appetite, competitive offers, products and lending requirements.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar (coming soon)
 
Business structures
Understanding your customer’s business structure is fundamental to building a strong submission. In Business structures, we focus on common structures, examining benefits and challenges. Importantly, we provide practical advice to help you identify stakeholders and document relevant relationships, critical to the loan submission.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar - Click here to register
Five C’s of credit – Character and Conditions
The fundamentals of a strong submission
In the Five C’s of credit series, we focus on the fundamental framework of small business lending. In this session, we examine the applicant’s propensity to meet financial obligations and the external conditions which may affect this. We break down our risk-based approach to assessment, highlighting the importance of knowing your customer.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar - Click here to register
Five C’s of credit - Capital
The fundamentals of a strong submission

In the Five C’s of credit series, we focus on the fundamental framework of small business lending. In this session, we examine the business and applicant’s Capital position and factors that affect overall financial heath, breaking down financial statements to uncover key metrics.

MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar - Click here to register
Five C’s of credit - Collateral
The fundamentals of a strong submission
In the Five C’s of credit series, we focus on the fundamental framework of small business lending. In this session, we examine acceptable Collateral, including LVR, contract of sale and valuation processes.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar - Click here to register
Five C’s of credit – Capacity, finding the numbers
The fundamentals of a strong submission
In the Five C’s of credit series, we focus on the fundamental framework of small business lending. In this session we delve into financial statements to uncover small business income, assess risk and understand their capacity to repay.
MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 0.5 Webinar - Click here to register
 
Bridging the Gap Part 1

Bridging the Gap part 1 is the first of two training courses designed to improve brokers knowledge about small business lending foundations and fundamentals. We break down four core components of the credit framework - character, conditions, capital and collateral - integral in understanding the strength of the business, identifying mitigating factors and building a strong submission.

MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 1.5 Facilitated session - Click here to register
 
 
Bridging the Gap Part 2

Bridging the Gap part II is the second in our two-part series, designed to improve brokers knowledge in small business lending. This course builds on the knowledge gained in part I, focussing on the final core component of credit – Capacity - assessing serviceability and identifying and addressing risks in financials. We take an in-depth review of three case studies, for a practical take on financial analysis, to build knowledge, confidence and set participants up for success. Note participants must complete Bridging the Gap part I or 5Cs credit webinar series to be eligible to attend.

MFAA & FBAA CPD hours: 1.5 Facilitated session - Click here to register