Small Business Victoria Workshops

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Online and face to face workshops for your small business  ** face to face dates coming soon**

All Business Victoria workshops are specifically designed for Victorian-based businesses and are currently delivered for free.

Explore varied topics including Starting your business, Building resilience, Marketing, Finance, Taking your business online and Business planning.

Starting your business: How to turn an idea into a business 

Webinar events - 12th October, 28th October, 9th November, 15th November, 25th November 

Get your bright idea off the ground and running at this essential planning workshop.

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.

Taking your business online: What you need to know

Webinar events - 6th October, 20th October, 3rd November, 11th November, 25th November 

Get ready to launch your business online at this essential digital workshop.

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.

Maximising your Marketing

Webinar events - 5th October, 14th October, 4th November, 16th November 

An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.

Find out why just a website and a Facebook page is not going to cut it at this back-to-basics workshop that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas.

Generating Cashflow

Webinar events - 19th October, 28th October, 9th November, 17th November, 24th November 

Spending more time juggling cash than running your business? 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 won't get caught short and provides tips for improving cash flow in tough times.\

Strategies to Advance your online Business

Webinar events - 13th October, 26th October, 5th November, 18th November

In the digital world, content is king! Make sure yours is working for your business, your brand and speaking to the customers you want to reach.

Find out how to ensure the way you communicate with your customers online, whether by website, blog or social media, is not only compelling but also aligned to your business goals at this essential small business workshop.

Winning government business: What you need to know

Webinar events - 15th October, 27th October, 23rd November 

 If the idea of tendering for government business leaves you scratching your head thinking where to start or imagining a tangle of red tape – then think again.

The Australian government sector spends billions of dollars each year procuring products and services.

This workshop shows you step-by-step how to maximise your chances of success. Don't miss out on a great opportunity – put your business forward as a potential supplier.

Building Resilience

Webinar events -  7th October, 21st October 

Every business faces exposure to risk – be it natural, such as bushfires or floods, or man-made or illness, such as COVID-19. Without a plan to activate, your ability to shield your business from the fallout is already on the back foot. This webinar will show you how to put in place a practical plan to follow in the event of a threat to your business and hints to get you through the current situation.

For more information on any of these FREE webinars & to book - go here

Virtual Mentoring Session

Whether you're planning, starting or growing your business, Business Victoria can help you to develop your business ideas and capabilities.

A business expert will help to identify a clear direction for your business, discuss key issues and priorities, and develop a business action plan to achieve your goals, all for free.

Available Monday to Friday the sessions last 45-minutes and bookings are essential.

 Visit business.vic.gov.au/workshops-and-mentoringfor more information and all dates available

Call 1300 368 333 or email business@yarraranges.vic.gov.au 

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When

  • Tuesday, 28 September 2021 | 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Thursday, 21 October 2021 | 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 26 October 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021 | 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Thursday, 28 October 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 03 November 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Thursday, 04 November 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Friday, 05 November 2021 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 09 November 2021 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 11 November 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Monday, 15 November 2021 | 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 16 November 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 17 November 2021 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 18 November 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 23 November 2021 | 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 24 November 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Thursday, 25 November 2021 | 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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