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About our Small Business courses

Learn the critical skills required for the success of your small business. Our courses provide the foundation, knowledge and techniques required for navigating a successful business that all begin with understanding how to attract the right customers.

Regardless of whether you are about to start a business or are currently operating a business, you can choose to learn from a range of skills including business planning, implementation, and management processes.

Choose from our short courses that are held during weekdays, in the evenings and on weekends.

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Grant Writing

Understand the grant application process, from finding out what is available to final acquittal and evaluation. This workshop is the ideal, practical guide to grant writing for any entity seeking to attain funding by applying for grants or tenders. This is a practical step by step workshop where grants from both the public and private sector will assessed and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by the facilitator. A discussion will also... [More]
$105 Limited inc GST / $94
Grant Writing

<p>Understand the grant application process, from finding out what is available to final acquittal and evaluation. This workshop is the ideal, practical guide to grant writing for any entity seeking

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Apps that Pay

Are you prepared to think outside the box, if so that additional source of income you need may be just an app away. Turn your time spent travelling between home and work into a profitable money-making exercise. Discover apps that will make you money. All of the apps can be downloaded for free, and each has a strong user base to ensure that you get the most return for your dollar. [More]
$50 Limited GST free / $45
Apps that Pay

Are you prepared to think outside the box, if so that additional source of income you need may be just an app away.<br/>Turn your time spent travelling between home and work into a profitable

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Social Media Optimisation for Business

How much do you really know about social media, and all of the advertising capabilities? How many of your campaigns are not getting the traction they deserve? Can you easily quantify your return on social? This Tech Savvy for Business course will help you develop the skills to establish and maintain a sucessful Business networking presence. It is part of the Tech Savvy Small Business program supported by the NSW Governement. If you are a small business owner, (20 employees or less... [More]
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use digital devices (ICTICT104)
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement (ICTWEB201)
Social Media Optimisation for Business

<p>How much do you really know about social media, and all of the advertising capabilities?<br/>How many of your campaigns are not getting the traction they deserve? Can you easily quantify your

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Build Your Own Brand

What if customers could understand your business through one visual symbol? What if people could evaluate your product based on your brand? As a business person, your success depends on how you brand yourself and the service you provide. Differentiate yourself and learn how to create your visual identity. This workshop will help you develop, distil and determine a distinctive brand for your business, differentiate yourself and create your visual identity. The workshop will give... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST / $63
Build Your Own Brand

<p>What if customers could understand your business through one visual symbol? What if people could evaluate your product based on your brand? As a business person, your success depends on how you

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Conduct Successful Performance Reviews

In this course, we will look at how you can use appraisals to enhance the way your organisation works and how they can encourage your staff to continually develop. The course will provide you with guidance on what is important about appraisals and how they fit into the bigger picture of continuous improvement of performance. The course includes the following components: Clarify the real purpose and benefits of doing appraisals, so that you can see why it’s worthwhile to give time... [More]
$70 Limited GST free / $63
Conduct Successful Performance Reviews

<p>In this course, we will look at how you can use appraisals to enhance the way your organisation works and how they can encourage your staff to continually develop. The course will provide you with

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Business Storytelling

Uses storytelling to influence people and move them into action. Need to get your point across? Get staff on board with change? Foster Collaboration? Increase Sales? Strengthen employee engagement? Build customer loyalty? Drive innovation and creativity? Capture best practices? Align people around a goal? This workshop empowers you to do this. Learn how to harness the power of a good story to influence prospects, customers, colleagues, team members, sponsors and funders. Use... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST / $63
Business Storytelling

<p>Uses storytelling to influence people and move them into action.</p><p>Need to get your point across? Get staff on board with change? Foster Collaboration? Increase Sales? Strengthen employee

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Effective Public Relations

This course covers all aspects of Public Relations, including campaigns, media liaisons, communicating with your audience, sponsorship, entertainment, crisis management and using PR professionals. Current trends and technologies are also included to ensure that this course is up-to-date and relevant to all types of business. Spin, careers in PR and media relations are covered in this informative session. Please note: All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST / $63
Effective Public Relations

<p>This course covers all aspects of Public Relations, including campaigns, media liaisons, communicating with your audience, sponsorship, entertainment, crisis management and using PR professionals.

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting your own business? Not sure what to expect? This interactive workshop will open your eyes as to what is needed to plan for and open your own business. Course covers Pros and Cons of running your own business Business Feasibility Study – is my idea a good idea? Assessing your suitability to be a business owner – not everyone should start a business Business Finance – The must have business finances Marketing your business – how will people even know my business... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

Facebook for Small Business

Use Facebook effectively for your business without wasting hours online for little results. This course is a great introduction to the world of Facebook Marketing and essential information even if your business already has a Facebook presence. Join us to learn best practice Facebook Marketing techniques and the tops dos and don’ts when it comes to Facebook. . Course covers Why should my business be on Facebook? A guided tour of a Facebook page What’s the difference between a page,... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

MailChimp for Small Business

Do you email your clients and potential clients? If not why not! ENewsletters are a great way of staying top of mind with your customers and offering special deals, promotions or latest news with those that matter most to your business. During this workshop you will learn: Anti Spamming Laws – why and how you must comply Setting up a MailChimp account How to design an ENewsletter Analytics and reporting on what you send This is not a computer based workshop. You will be shown how... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.