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Online webinar schedule

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and subsequent changes in customer demand, our business skills building workshops are evolving.
• Until further notice, all available workshops will be held online.
• No in-person workshops are currently taking place.
• All online workshops (usually $20) are now free for all WA small business owners, however registration is still essential.

New online workshops

In light of the current situation, our small business workshops will now be delivered online as live webinars. They are free of charge, so that as many WA small business owners as possible can benefit. More online workshops will be listed on this page as they become available.

Please note: Our webinars are presented live and include an opportunity to ask questions. This means that numbers for each session are capped. To ensure this resource is able to provide the maximum level of benefit, you are encouraged to sign up only if you can participate during the whole of the live session. We appreciate that plans can change, so if you are unable to participate please cancel your booking to make the place available for another small business owner. Thanks for your support.

What you will need

In order to participate all you need is an internet connected device with audio.

Free online business webinars

Entrepreneurial Skills for Women (Part 2)

Date: 6 April 2020
Time: 9:30am

This advanced workshop will help you plan and prepare your entrepreneurial career path. Although it builds on the essential skills introduced in Discovering Entrepreneurial Skills for Women (Part 1), it is not essential that you attend that workshop first.

Marketing your Business

Date: 6 April 2020
Time: 10am

Whatever your business, knowing the secret to effective marketing is critical to boosting your cash flow and gaining an edge on your competition. This workshop will show you how to understand your customers, stretch your marketing budget and make sure your business is noticed by the people who need what you have to offer.

Business Continuation through a Crisis

Date: 6 April 2020
Time: 10:30am

How do you continue to sell when you are unable to meet customers? What do you do if your usual networking groups are unable to meet? There are many alternative ways to keeping in touch with customers and ensure you remain top of mind for purchasing when they are ready to buy.

Discovering your Entrepreneurial Skills

Date: 7 April 2020
Time: 9:30am

This half day session looks at the skills and attributes that will have the biggest impact on your business success. While it's important to understand your competition, it's equally important to understand yourself and to focus on the skills required for success.

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: 7 April 2020
Time: 10am

Business plans provide a strong foundation for your business and can help you identify the resources needed during set-up and operation. This workshop will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is an essential tool for any small business operator.

How to Start an Online Business

Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 9:30am

Selling online is one of the largest growth areas for small business, particularly as the barriers to starting are very low. This workshop will help you to identify what your customers are looking for when buying online, provide key insights into e-commerce fundamentals and which online platforms work best.

Developing Successful Marketing Campaigns

Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 10am

Reaching the right people with the right message is key to helping you increase sales. This webinar will help you understand the three main components needed to create a successful marketing campaign.

Circular Economy and Sustainability

Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 12pm

Many small businesses seek more sustainable practices, but are unsure of how and when to start corporate social responsibility planning. This webinar will help you to develop responsible policies and plans for a more sustainable business.

Digital Marketing Essentials

Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 10am

This workshop examines a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging, to help you understand what would work for your business.

Understanding Business Financials

Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 2pm

This webinar will show you how to develop ‘snapshot’ measures (key performance indicators) of your business progress to make sure it stays on track. It will also provide you with a good understanding of your financial essentials so that you will know the right questions to ask your accountant.

Boost your Productivity and Performance

Date: 9 April 2020
Time: 9am

To succeed in business you need to understand how to turn your potential into results. This webinar will help you to understand how your own interference may be getting in the way of your performance and provide you with tools and techniques to boost your business productivity and performance.

Strategies to Increase your Sales

Date: 9 April 2020
Time: 9:30am

This webinar offers simple and effective strategies and methods for service-based businesses to attract, convert and retain customers without being 'salesy'.

Digital Marketing Advanced

Date: 9 April 2020
Time: 10am

Digital Marketing Advanced examines a range of digital marketing strategies, including paid SEM with Google AdWords, to help you understand what could work for your business. This intermediate workshop is designed for small business owners who have attended our Digital Marketing Essentials workshop and/or have good prior working knowledge of digital marketing tools.

Entrepreneurial Marketing

Date: 22 April 2020
Time: 9:30am

The focus of marketing now more than ever needs to concentrate on consumers a short attention span and wants to understand 'WIIFM' (what’s in it for me?) as soon as possible. So, what is going to set your business apart and keep consumers' attention long enough to read your call to action and buy from you?

For more information on dealing with coronavirus

For up-to-date information on coronavirus and implications for small business, visit smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/coronavirus

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