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The Victorian Government's Small Business Workshop and Seminar Program offers a range of low cost workshops and seminars on a range of small business management topics. There are workshops and seminars for all levels of business, from start-ups to established businesses. The workshops and seminars are hosted by Warrnambool City Council’s Economic Development Unit and delivered by one of Small Business Victoria’s certified workshop facilitators.

In 2017 the Warrnambool City Council is offering a diverse range of affordable and topical workshops for the business community to take part in; a listing of what is available can be seen below.

For any workshop bookings or for further enquiries please contact Eddie from the Economic Development Unit on 5559 4925 or alternatively for more detailed workshop listings and to book online please visit www.business.vic.gov.au

2017 Workshop Listings

All workshops start at 6.00pm @ Quest Warrnambool, 15-19 Liebig Street.

1. Starting Your Business – February 15th
This Small Business Victoria workshop will step you through the process, help you get set up right the first time and connect you to a range of government resources and free mentoring. Cost: $30.

2. Understanding Marketing – March 8th
Marketing is not just about getting new customers, it is a vital part of building and establishing your business brand. If you are just starting out in business, or want to learn the basics of marketing to help potential and existing customers to know what your business does, this workshop may be for you. Develop a marketing action plan to focus your effort and resources in the right areas, including market research, online activities and customer service. Cost: $20.

3. Your Business in a Digital World – March 29th
Do you feel confused, overwhelmed or nervous about taking your business online? You have come to the right place. Whether starting a new business or taking an existing business online, this short workshop will help you make informed decisions about the right online tools for your business. Cost: $20.

4. Business Planning Essentials – 17th May
A clear business plan is an essential determiner of long-term business success – as the saying goes, ‘fail to plan and you plan to fail’. Get the tools, templates and support you need to guide you through the key steps in the planning process and give your business the best chance of success. Cost $20.

5. Marketing for Growth – 21st June
Already know about marketing and now want to grow your business with new products, services, or markets? Learn how to refine your existing marketing strategy to expand your business opportunities. This hands-on workshop will enable you to build a deeper understanding of your customers and focus your marketing strategy to grow your business. Cost $30.

6. Develop Your Online Strategy – July 19th
Build on your basic skills and learn how to develop a strategy to help grow your business through your online activities and make your products and services easy for potential customers to find. This small, interactive workshop will demystify the digital world and help bring focus and clarity to your online marketing activities. Cost: $30.

7. Commercialising Your New Idea - August 16th 1pm-4pm and August  17th 1pm-3.30pm
Are you ready to take your new idea to the marketplace? Start here! Over two inspiring workshops an experienced innovation and commercialisation expert will help you assess the feasibility of your idea, determine its business potential and help you develop a clear commercialisation strategy to help you get to market. Includes two free mentoring sessions. Cost: $75.

8. Starting Your Business – September 13th
This Small Business Victoria workshop will step you through the process, help you get set up right the first time and connect you to a range of government resources and free mentoring. Cost $30.

9. Understanding Marketing – October 18th
Marketing is not just about getting new customers, it is a vital part of building and establishing your business brand. If you are just starting out in business, or want to learn the basics of marketing to help potential and existing customers to know what your business does, this workshop may be for you. Develop a marketing action plan to focus your effort and resources in the right areas, including market research, online activities and customer service. Cost: $20.

10. Your Business in a Digital World – Nov 15th
Do you feel confused, overwhelmed or nervous about taking your business online? You have come to the right place. Whether starting a new business or taking an existing business online, this short workshop will help you make informed decisions about the right online tools for your business. Cost: $20.

 

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