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Six steps to success for your small business (October series)

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Latrobe City Council Library Moe

1/29 George Street

Moe, VIC 3825


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Small Business Workshop Series

Monday 25 September - Monday 30 October 2017

$30 per participant for the 6 workshop series

*You can register for the entire workshop series for $30, alternatively register for each individual workshop for $10 per workshop.

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

1) Starting Your Business Right

25 September 2017 - (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) Business Planning Essentials

2 October 2017 - (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.

3) Understanding Marketing

9 October 2017 - (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.

4) Your Business in a Digital World

16 October 2017 - (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.

5) Effective Record-keeping

23 October 2017 - (5.30 - 7.30pm)

How easily can you access ‘at a glance’ information about your business to reliably inform important decisions? Good record keeping impacts both your business growth and your bottom line. Unlock the benefits of effective record keeping, control systems and financial solutions to optimise your business profitability and performance.

6) Keep the Cash Flowing

30 October 2017 - (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.


Latrobe City Council Library Moe

1/29 George Street

Moe, VIC 3825


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