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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.

How to Avoid Business Failure

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 09.00am

to 10.00am

Location Online

This workshop explores the early warning signs that a business is heading towards insolvency and the steps to take to avoid failure.
Financial management

Starting a Business

Tuesday, 19 January 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

Practical Negotiation and Influencing Skills

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 10.00am

to 11.00am

Location Online

Being able to successful negotiate and influence are some of the most important soft skills in business.
Interpersonal skills

Digital Marketing Advanced

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Online

This workshop examines a range of digital marketing strategies, including paid SEM with Google Ads (previously known as AdWords), to help you understand what could work for your business.
Sales and marketing
Foundation workshop

How to Write a Business Plan

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 02.00pm

to 05.00pm

Location Online

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

Digital Marketing Essentials

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

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

Creating an App for your Business

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 12.00pm

to 01.00pm

Location Online

From chatbots answering customer enquiries to smart scheduling software, apps are increasingly important in engaging with your customers. This workshop explores the opportunities provided by a range of apps and how they can maximise business productivity.
Digital skills

Starting a Business

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 01.00pm

to 03.00pm

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

Marketing your Business

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 02.00pm

to 05.00pm

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

How to Advertise with Facebook

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 09.30am

to 12.30pm

Location Online

Learn more about the range of advertising options available on Facebook and how to create ads that convert for your business.
Sales and marketing