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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.

Using LinkedIn to Boost your Business

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Success

Used correctly, LinkedIn can significantly enhance and facilitate opportunities for personal and business growth. But knowing how to best use the features of LinkedIn can be challenging. This workshop will assist you to learn how to best engage with this business platform.
Digital skills

Tax Essentials

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Online

Your tax knowledge can play a large part in the success or failure of your business, particularly in the start-up phase. This workshop will help you understand key tax matters including income tax, GST and record keeping obligations.
Financial management

Introduction to GST and BAS Reporting

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 09.30am

to 12.30pm

Location Ellenbrook

If your business is just about to register for GST this workshop is a practical guide to understanding it and how to complete a business activity statement (BAS).
Financial management

Building your Business Brand

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 09.30am

to 12.00pm

Location Cloverdale

In this workshop you will learn about creating a purpose driven brand and how it can set you apart from your competitors.
Sales and marketing

Raising Business Capital

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 02.30pm

to 04.30pm

Location Online

This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to structuring your business correctly and providing the right information to be in a better position to raise capital.
Financial management

Identifying Buy Local Opportunities to Win Government Work

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 09.15am

to 04.00pm

Location Gosnells

This workshop explains the Western Australian Government's Buy Local Policy 2020 in simple terms to help you identify opportunities to provide goods and services to the State Government.
Tendering and contracts

Building Entrepreneurial Resilience

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 09.30am

to 01.00pm

Location Perth

This workshop explores some of the tools you can use to build your resilience and maintain a healthy, positive mindset.
Interpersonal skills

Making the Most of Zoom

Monday, 21 June 2021, 06.00pm

to 07.30pm

Location Online

This interactive workshop will help you feel more confident and comfortable attending and hosting Zoom meetings.
Digital skills

Getting your Safety Plans in Place for Tenders

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 09.30am

to 12.30pm

Location Online

This session assists small businesses in preparing safety, HR, risk and OSH reporting and procedures required in tender processes.
Tendering and contracts

Managing your Inventory and Supply Chain

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 02.00pm

to 04.00pm

Location Online

Whatever the size of your business, its success is dependent on the performance of your supply chain.
Business skills