Whether you are considering starting a new business or ready to take your established business to the next level, we will connect you with the resources and tools you need.
Discover the secrets to business growth Low cost, practical and held at locations near you in both metro and regional Victoria, Small Business Victoria SBV workshops are run by experts in their field.
The workshops cover a range of business topics and some offer a free mentoring session to all participants. Starting your business How to turn an idea into a business Get your bright idea off the ground and running at this essential planning workshop.
Come to grips with everything you need to know before you start your business, and walk away with a clear vision of what steps you'll need to take to turn your business idea into a reality.
Packed with tips, tools and expert step-by-step guidance, this workshop prepares you to give your business the best chance of success. Book now Starting a business: Business plan workshops of the state's biggest business success stories have been started by immigrants new to Victoria — who've come from all over the world.
Understand everything you'll need to know about Australian business culture and starting a business in Victoria. Walk away feeling determined and prepared, with a clear vision of what steps you'll need to take to turn your business idea into a reality.
Business planning essentials How business plan workshops build a road map to success Put your business on the path to long-term success at this essential workshop that takes you step-by-step through the process of building a business plan. Learn how to drive your business forward by mapping out a plan that reveals where your business is at right now, where you'd like it to be in the future — and most importantly — how to develop a clear vision about what steps to take next, and the strategies to get you there.
Book now Franchise essentials: For anyone who dreams of running their own show, buying a franchise is a proven alternative to the risks of starting a business from scratch.
At its best — it will hand you the keys to drive a tried and tested model with backup support whenever you need it. At its worst — you could end up buying a business that turns out to be a lemon. Packed with tips, tools and expert guidance, this workshop teaches you what questions to ask before you decide to buy into a franchise.
This workshop is delivered depending on demand. If you're keen to take part, send the workshops team an email at ws. Commercialising your new idea: Mastering business basics Effective business networking: Facilitated by experts in their field, this workshop offers valuable tips and guidance on how to tap into the power of networking.
Learn how to build trust and establish connections to promote opportunities that will help your business grow. Book now Effective record keeping: This essential introduction to good practice record keeping will help you put an end to paperwork that's getting the better of you.
You'll leave this workshop feeling determined and ready to take back control of your day, knowing you have the skills to save time and energy for what matters most — both at home and at work.
Book now Effective business practices: This essential three and half-hour workshop provides step-by-step guidance on how to streamline the backend of your business, improve customer service, staff engagement and productivity.
Give your business the best chance to shine — because consistency will keep your customers coming back. Taking your business online: Learn how to make informed choices about websites and social media, get across search engines and online advertising, and size up the benefits that each one offers your business.
Taking you right back to basics, this workshop shows you how to access the right tools to begin, and builds a complete picture of the opportunities ahead. Find out why having just a website and Facebook page doesn't cut it anymore at this back-to-basics workshop.
You'll learn how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas. Book now Keeping the right staff: Find out how to identify the right people for your business, and how to motivate them to stay.
Investing in your staff is one of the best investments you'll make for the future of your business.
This three and a half-hour workshop is packed with practical advice, tips and templates to show you how. Book now Finance fundamentals: Making a profit but still struggling to pay the bills?
Cash flow is the life blood of every small business — if your business doesn't have enough cash flow, things can start to go wrong. Without cash flow, no business can survive. This essential small business workshop will ensure you never get caught short again.
Find out how to put in place effective plans and procedures to make sure your customers pay on time, every time — and what to do when they don't.
Pricing for maximum profit: Priced too low — and you'll run headlong into cash flow problems.OVERVIEW. The Ready Business Workshop contains five sections that align with the ReadyBusiness Toolkit..
The first three sections outline the step-by-step process in the toolkit: IDENTIFY YOUR RISK, DEVELOP A PLAN, and TAKE ACTION. The next section of the workshop is the SCENARIO-BASED DISCUSSION, which reinforces the three steps through a simulated disaster.
The Department of Management and Budget provides financial and analytical consultant services; develops, implements and monitors the County's financial plan; and produces information for agencies, the Board of Supervisors, the county executive and citizens in order to maintain the County's fiscal integrity and accountability, as well as to support effective decision making.
Business Plan Competition: Workshops Each workshop will be offered three times at the Business Library (SIBL) - located at Madison Avenue @34th Street. Note: The workshop schedule is subject to change.
Oct 18, · Small business workshops, seminars and meetings, designed to help the small business owner understand and fulfill their federal tax responsibilities, are . Business planning essentials How to build a road map to success.
Put your business on the path to long-term success at this essential workshop that takes you step-by-step through the process of building a business plan. Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program that provides participants with an overview of business ownership as a career vocation.