Six Steps to Business Success (August Program)

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Churchill Hub Latrobe City Service Centre

9-11 Philip Parade

Churchill, VIC 3842

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Small Business Workshop Program

Thursday 16 August - Thursday 20 September 2018

$60 per participant for the 6 workshop series


Have you recently started a business or are you planning to start one? The Six Steps to Success for your Small Business program is designed to provide you with the tools to build the foundations of a successful business. The workshops will be delivered each Thursday night over a 6 week period. With a maximum of 15 participants the program provides an opportunity to develop your network and give your business the best opportunity starting out.


1) Starting Your Business

16 August 2018 - (5.30 - 9.00pm)

Thinking of starting a business but not sure where to begin?

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.


2) Contingency Planning

23 August 2018 - (5.30 - 9.00pm)

Every business faces exposure to risk. This three-and-a-half hour workshop will show you how to put in place a practical plan to follow when normal day-to-day business is unterurupted. Learn how to assess the 'what ifs' at this interactive workshop packed with relevant advice to improve the continuity and resilience of your business.


3) Finance Fundamentals

30 August 2018 - (5.30 - 7.30pm)

Even a profitable business can fail if it runs out of cash.

Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business because it allows you to pay your bills and be free of financial stress. Avoid running out of cash in your business by learning how to effectively forecast and improve your cash flow, and never get left short again.


4) Marketing Your Business

6 September 2018 - (5.30 - 7.30pm)

Marketing is simply how well potential and existing customers know what your business does. So marketing is not just about getting new customers, it is a vital part of building and establishing your business brand. Develop a marketing action plan to focus your effort and resources in the right areas, including market research, online activities and customer service.

5) Taking Your Business Online

13 September 2018 - (5.30 - 7.30pm)

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.


6) Business Planning Essentials

20 September 2018 - (5.30 - 7.30pm)

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.


For more information contact Terri Plozza, Economic Development Officer via Terri.Plozza@latrobe.vic.gov.au or 5128 5460.




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Churchill Hub Latrobe City Service Centre

9-11 Philip Parade

Churchill, VIC 3842

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