October workshop schedule
If you’re new to business, or would just like a refresher, our practical small business workshops can help you develop the skills you need to succeed.
Covering a range of key business topics, our workshops will provide you with essential information to help you start and run your own business.
If you’re a new or soon-to-be business owner, we recommend starting with our free ‘Starting a Business’ workshop.
October small business workshop schedule
Starting a Business (free)
Dates: 1, 5, 8, 15, 22 and 29 October 2019
If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this workshop will take you through the essentials - from initial assessment and looking at your suitability to run a business, to financing your idea, and identifying sales opportunities. You’ll also receive lots of hints and tips on where to find more detailed information and advice on how to start a business.
Date: 2 October 2019
This straight forward workshop will help you understand key financial information so you can gauge how your business is performing, make financial decisions and spot problems before they get out of hand.
Date: 3 October 2019
This workshop will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is an essential tool for any small business operator.
Date: 9 October 2019
Explains the main concepts you need to understand before you design and build a website yourself or sign a contract with a professional web developer. In addition to a resource book, you'll also receive a 'Build a Website' booklet that you can use as either the foundation of your new website build or as a brief to a professional developer.
Date: 10 October 2019
Examines a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging, to help you understand which platforms would work best for your business.
Date: 5 and 16 October 2019
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.
Date: 5 and 17 October 2019
The perfect workshop if you’re interested in reaching your customers online using paid search engine marketing (SEM), improving your search engine optimisation (SEO) and understanding real-time data analytics. To help you understand what could really work for your business, this session also examines a range of digital marketing strategies, including using Google Ads (formerly known as AdWords).
Please note: Digital Marketing Advanced is an intermediate workshop designed for small business owners who have attended our Digital Marketing Essentials workshop and/or already have a good working knowledge of digital marketing tools.
Date: 10 October 2019
This practical workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a high achieving goal-getter in your small business. Drawing on the techniques taught in this workshop you’ll soon be reaching your goals more quickly and easily than you thought possible.
Date: 31 October 2019
This workshop will help you understand (or improve) your cash flow management by using a board-based business simulation exercise. This practical, hands-on session will allow you to trial ideas in a risk-free environment before taking them back to your business.
Workshops around the metro area
In addition to the workshops available at our Perth CBD office, we also offer a range of workshops across the Perth metropolitan area, through our Business Local service. View our upcoming schedule for details of sessions happening near you.