This event is fully booked. To join the waitlist, click on 'Register' and follow the prompts. You will be contacted if a spot becomes available.
This is a fantastic program suited to anyone who is starting and/or running a small business. The only condition for your enrolment is that you are a local resident and/or local business. This course is fully subsidised by the City of Ryde, so the only investment is your time.
This is an impactful small business training program that has been delivered in partnership with Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, Ryde Business Forum and City of Ryde for five years.
The course operates each Tuesday night for eight weeks as per the program below, starting on Tuesday 6 September.
Week 1: Preparing a business plan
Week 2: Conducting market research
Week 3: Managing the finances
Week 4: Marketing planning
Week 5: Registering your business
Week 6: WHS for small business
Week 7: Financial statements
Week 8: Social media marketing
Parking: Free parking is available at the See Street car park, Meadowbank TAFE.
Survey results from students in April 2015 found that:
100% of participants would 'Strongly agree' in recommending Ryde Business Boot camp to others interested in starting a small business.
100% either 'Strongly agreed' (69%) or 'Agreed' (31%) that the information obtained in the program was helpful in them setting up or running their small business.
"Well organised and thought-out program that provided useful information to small business, and the opportunity to network."
"I thoroughly enjoyed attending the Boot camp and meeting the other attendees. This is a great service offered by Ryde Council ..."
"Very helpful and highly recommended."