Parramatta City Council's How to Start a Small Business Program
Are you interested in starting a small business? The Parramatta City Council's How to Start a Small Business Program could be for you!
This FREE 10 week program is designed to provide practical advice and training to someone looking at starting a small business for the first time typically as a sole trader. The intention is to improve success rates particularly during the first 12 months of setup and operation.
Delivered in partnership with the TAFE South Western Sydney Institute (SWSI), each weekly session will be 50% lecture material and 50% Q&A. Classes will be highly practical rather than academic.
All trainers are accredited TAFE trainers and experienced industry professionals.
NB: Please note this program is NOT an accredited program with the NSW Department of Education and Training. If you are interested in studying an accredited small business program, we suggest you consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.
Date: 6pm-8pm, Tue 11th Oct – 13th Dec (10 weeks)
Venue: TAFE Parramatta Campus, Shop 1B, 69 Phillip Street, PARRAMATTA
Cost: Free for participants
Partner: TAFE South Western Sydney Institute will provide different lecturers or teachers as determined by the requirement of the draft program below to ensure the highest possible success outcomes for the attendees.
Week 1. How to conduct market research
Week 2. How to prepare a business plan
Week 3. How to read financial statements
Week 4. How to register your business
Week 5. How to manage finances
Week 6. How to implement a marketing strategy
Week 7. Business websites
Week 8. Selling online
Week 9. Social media marketing
Week 10. Discussion, networking and graduation
Materials: TAFE South Western Sydney Institute will provide all course materials including a participation certificate at the conclusion of the program.