Business Success Program
In the age of innovation, change and disruption have become the new constants. To survive, you need to know how to compete in a crowded market, innovate to stay front of mind with customers, and build a better business.
The CSGC Business Success Program is designed to enhance businesses across the Southern Gold Coast through targeted learning and skills development. If you’re looking to grow your business, start a new business or are simply looking for advice on how to do business better, this is the program for you.
In partnership with Small Business Solutions and TAFE Queensland, we will be offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management. The workshops are run by a Small Business Solutions and TAFE Queensland mentor and business coach.
The course is normally priced at $2,500, however Connecting Southern Gold Coast subsidises the price of the course to eligible Southern Gold Coast businesses to just $49 (incl GST).
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BUILD A BETTER BUSINESS
Through the Build a Better Business workshops and mentoring, an expert business mentor will guide you through critical periods of business development and arm you with the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to clarify your ideas and move into the
next stage of business growth.
With the right mix of peer to peer support and hands-on training from your mentor who knows what it takes to grow a successful business, you will learn how to:
■ Upgrade your understanding of business finances and be empowered to improve business profitability
■ Improve, innovate and grow your business
■ Optimise your business with the latest online business planning
■ Create a practical, user-friendly business action plan, the must have tool for your business
■ Develop an innovative digital marketing plan and grow your connection with customers
■ Create new actionable ideas and grow your small business
■ Find focus with productivity tools and techniques
■ Reduce your stress by actioning a business improvement audit on your business
■ Upgrade your mindset and be empowered as a purposeful leader in business
■ Create a safety net for your business
■ Take away tools that will boost your business
The November 2017 course dates are:
- Thursday 9th November 5.30pm – 8.30pm
- Thursday 16th November 5.30pm – 8.30pm
- Thursday 23rd November 5.30pm – 8.30pm
- Thursday 30th November 5.30pm – 8.30pm
These are small group sessions, with a maximum group size of 8. The program is delivered through a combination of face-to- face and online learning. The structure of the program is:
- 4x3 hours face-to-face group mentoring
- Online learning, support and networking
- 2 hours of one-on-one mentoring to assist with implementation of the business action plan
Expressions of Interest are now open for the final 2017 round, commencing on Thursday 9 November. Participants must be Queensland residents and show proof of address. Fill in the form below and if you meet the eligibility criteria, a link will be sent to you to complete registration and payment.
Terms and Conditions
To be eligible for BSB42415 Certificate IV in Small Business Management, participants must:
- Be 15 years or older and no longer in school
- Reside in Queensland
- Be an Australian citizen or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
- Be an owner, manager or employee of a small business in Queensland
- Supply an Australian Business Number (ABN) along with supporting evidence
- Not be enrolled in a Certificate IV or higher level qualification
You must have access to a laptop or iPad to complete the course work, which is to be brought along to the workshops.
If you are found to be not eligible, you will forfeit your $49 course registration fee. If you are accepted into the course and do not complete the full course, you will be eligible to pay the FULL
course fee at it’s full value, which is $2,500. Therefore, you must agree to commit the time and energy to complete the course including the development of a business action plan and associated skills and knowledge activities, in order to better your business, your skills and attain a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.