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Small business workshops

We offer a range of practical workshops across Western Australia. They are delivered by selected presenters who are specialists in their subject matters and with a background in small business. Workshops in regional areas are delivered by our Business Local service. If you click on links to regional workshops you will be taken to the individual provider’s website.

Workshops in the Perth metro area are available for just $20 thanks to substantial funding from the Government of Western Australia and our Starting a Business workshop is available free of charge. Registration is essential for all workshops.

If you’re not sure where to start, visit our workshops overview page.

Please note: our workshops are open to small business owners in Western Australia only.

Starting a Business

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Online

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
Business skills
Foundation workshop

Website Planning

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 01.00pm

to 04.00pm

Location Perth CBD

Just about every business needs a website. Even if customers don't buy online, they are still doing extensive online research before making a purchase. Having a website provides the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your goods or services and to engage with current and potential customers.
Digital skills
Foundation workshop

Digital Marketing Essentials

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 02.00pm

to 05.00pm

Location Online

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.
Sales and marketing
Foundation workshop

Marketing your Business

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Online

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.
Sales and marketing
Foundation workshop

Instagram Essentials - Dalwallinu

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 04.00pm

to 07.00pm

Location Dalwallinu

Learn how to use Instagram to boost your business and the tools and tactics to engage your audience and turn your followers into customers.
Sales and marketing

Website Planning

Monday, 2 August 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Online

Just about every business needs a website. Even if customers don't buy online, they are still doing extensive online research before making a purchase. Having a website provides the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your goods or services and to engage with current and potential customers.
Digital skills
Foundation workshop

Starting a Business

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Online

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
Business skills
Foundation workshop

Understanding Business Financials

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Perth CBD

This workshop 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.
Financial management
Foundation workshop

How to Write a Business Plan

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 02.00pm

to 05.00pm

Location Perth CBD

A business plan is a valuable document for business owners as it helps you clarify your thinking, set a tone and direction for your business and gain a deeper understanding of your market.
Business skills
Foundation workshop

Starting a Business

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Perth CBD

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
Business skills
Foundation workshop