Small Business Workshops

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City of Greater Bendigo is proud to present a number of workshops and events to support small business.  The following provides a list of opportunities to assist in the expansion of your business or business idea.  Bookings are essential and can be completed through following the links below.

 

Business Planning Essentials Workshop

Put your business on the path to long-term success at this essential workshop that will take you, step by step, through the vital process of building a business plan to drive your business forward.

Learn how to map out a plan that will show where your business is at right now, where you’d like it to be in future and, most importantly, help you develop a clear vision of the next steps and strategies that will take you there.

  • Date: Monday June 24, 2019
  • Time: 6pm-8pm
  • Cost: $20
  • Register here

Marketing your business: How to get it right first time

An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.

  • Date: Wednesday June 26, 2019
  • Time: 6pm-8pm
  • Cost: $20
  • Register here

Digital Marketing Essentials

Designed for small business owners who want to learn about the various - and most effective - ways to market online; develop their digital marketing skills; and, walk away with practical knowledge and the confidence to start marketing!

  • Date: Tuesday May 28, 2019
  • Time: 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Cost: $55
  • Register here

    Enhance Business Efficiency with the Cloud

    Designed for small business owners who want to learn about the cloud and how they can use this to drive efficiency through their business.

    • Date: Tuesday May 28, 2019
    • Time: 1.30pm-4.30pm
    • Cost: $55
    • Register here

    Improve Cyber Security for Small Business

    Designed for small business owners who want to learn about cyber security and improving their systems.

    • Date: Tuesday June 4, 2019
    • Time: 1.30pm-4.30pm
    • Cost: $55
    • Register here

    Simple Steps to Build a Website

    Designed for small business owners who want to learn about building a website.

    • Date: Tuesday June 4, 2019
    • Time: 9.30am-12.30pm
    • Cost: $55
    • Register here

      Developing Wine Product Premiums in Export Markets Workshop

      This hands-on workshop will provide insights into how Asian consumers react to Australian wine, the underlying reasons driving increase consumption of Australian wines and how winemakers can profit from this growing opportunity.  It will teach participants how to use innovation and premiumisation tools to increase profits by establishing a unique value proposition and narrative, effectively develop new products and services and apply luxury (premiumisation) business strategy through selling to consumer’s emotional needs. The workshop will be facilitated through CSIRO and Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Program.

      • Date: Tuesday May 28, 2019
      • Time: 10.30am-3pm
      • Cost: Free
      • Register here

       

      One-day ANZ Business Growth Seminar

      Designed for business owners who want to learn about the different stages of company growth, and how you can lead your company from one stage of growth to the next.

      • Date: Thursday August 22, 2019
      • Time: 8.30am-3pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

      Employer Essentials for Small Business

      Designed for small business owners who want to learn about tax and super obligations as an employer; hiring workers PAYG withholding annual reports and payment summaries; report fringe benefits; and, taxable payments reporting.

      • Date: Wednesday June 12, 2019
      • Time: 1pm-2.30pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here
      • Date: Monday July 15, 2019
      • Time: 11am-12.30pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

      Record Keeping (GST Registered)

      Designed for small business owners who want to learn how to keep records - to claim all entitled deductions and are registered for GST or, who are thinking of registering for GST.

      • Date: Thursday June 13, 2019
      • Time: 10am-12 Noon
      • Cost: free
      • Register here
      • Date: Wednesday September 18, 2019
      • Time: 10am-12 Noon
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

      Record Keeping (Non GST Registered)

      Designed for small business owners who want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions and are not registered for GST.

      • Date: Thursday June 13, 2019
      • Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here
      • Date: Wednesday September 18, 2019
      • Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

      Single Touch Payroll

      Designed for small business owners who want to understand payroll tax and super reporting obligations as an employer, using the streamlined Single Touch Payroll.

      • Date: Wednesday June 12, 2019
      • Time: 10am-11am
      • Cost: free
      • Register here 
      • Date: Thursday September 19, 2019
      • Time: 2pm-3pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

      Tax Essentials for Small Business

      Designed for small business owners who want to understand business structures and their different rules, tax rates and obligations; tax and non-tax business registrations; allowable deductions, including motor vehicle deductions, depreciation and home-based business expenses; annual and quarterly reporting requirements; record keeping principles; and where to go for help and information when needed.

      • Date: Wednesday June 12, 2019
      • Time: 5pm-7pm
      • Cost: free
      • Register here
      • Date: Thursday September 19, 2019
      • Time: 10am-12 Noon
      • Cost: free
      • Register here

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