education workshops business
May
21
Tue
Planning for Business Growth @ Wantima Country Club
May 21 @ 9:15 am – 12:30 pm
Planning for Business Growth @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

Registration: 9:15am for 9:30am start

Planning for Business Growth

  • 4 key ways to grow your business
  • Identifying and evaluating common barriers to growth
  • Identifying Funding opportunities

This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay

Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.

Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.

Jun
12
Wed
Getting Grant Ready – Start-Ups and New Business Focus @ North Lakes Community Centre, Meeting Room 1
Jun 12 @ 8:45 am – 11:00 am
Getting Grant Ready - Start-Ups and New Business Focus @ North Lakes Community Centre, Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Getting Grant Ready – Start-Ups and New Business Focus:

  • Understanding  the seven-step process to ensure your business is best placed to take advantage of grant opportunities;
  • Understanding the importance of having a Strategic Business Plan and why this is the foundation stone on which your application is based;
  • Obtain practical tips on how to complete grant applications – including mapping an application to a current small business grant;
  • Obtain an overview of some of the relevant grant funding opportunities available to help you achieve your business goals.

8:45am Registration for a 9:00am Start

This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland, on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay, for the Maritime Industry including discussion on the Federal Government Entrepreneurs Program & Other Funding Initiatives

Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.

Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.

To support this, Dianne has developed a special interest in accessing alternative funding arrangements to help businesses achieve their growth. As such, she specialises in evaluating and obtaining both Federal and State Grant funding for businesses operating in both the commercial arena and the not-for-profit space.

To view Current Grants CLICK HERE

Jun
20
Thu
Using Social Media & Digital Strategy to improve your sales pipeline @ Wantima Country Club,
Jun 20 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration 5:45pm for a 6:00pm Start

About the workshop

The social media and digital marketing world is so overcrowded where large brands and businesses dominate leaving small businesses to fight over the scraps… right?

WRONG! Leave behind the frustration of digital marketing overload and start increasing the results of your marketing and sales campaigns.

Attend the workshop to learn:

  • What social media platforms best suit your business
  • How to stop wasting admin time managing your social media
  • Understanding Advertising V Branding
  • How to nurture online leads – understanding the digital customer journey
  • Maximising ROI and lead conversion

By the end of the workshop you will have a key understanding of what platforms and digital strategies will deliver you the best results for your business.

About Caleb

Caleb Harry

Caleb’s passion is to see bottom line results, after the implementation and execution of customised growth strategies for SMEs. He is the founder of The Growth Agency, which employs a team of specialists combining cutting-edge digital marketing practices with sales technology and methods to ensure business growth for its clients. Since its founding, The Growth Agency has experienced significant growth itself, opening offices in Brisbane, Ho Chi Minh and Hong Kong. Caleb is now focusing on giving back to the business community, by presenting and assisting SMEs to embrace the digital world. His message is simple – it’s never been easier for SMEs to successfully market locally, nationally and globally!

Jul
10
Wed
Digital Business Workshop: Larger than Life WordPress Websites for Small Businesses @ Caboolture Hub, Seminar Room 3
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Digital Business Workshop: Larger than Life Wordpress Websites for Small Businesses @ Caboolture Hub, Seminar Room 3 | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

This workshop will cover a range topics that you will need to know to set-up your first website. From choosing a domain name, to submitting your website to Google, and telling the search engine how to categorise your website for SEO.

You should attend this workshop before you get started with your website – but this is also a great workshop for those who have a new website and you are looking to optimise it for Google.

Key Outcomes: (A) Understanding WordPress: Why is it the best platform for businesses?, (B) How to pick a theme, (C) Which plugins should you use?, (D) How to optimise your website, (E) Google Data – Get switched on!, (F) Maintaining your Website (G) Google Ads – Where to now?

Jul
17
Wed
Starting your Business: What your need to know – structure, branding, data & privacy – The Legal Side @ The Belvedere Hotel, Meeting Room C
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Starting your Business: what you need to know – Branding and Marketing, the creative side @ The Belvedere Hotel, Meeting Room C
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Starting your Business: What you need to know @ The Belvedere Hotel, Meeting Room C
Jul 17 @ 1:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Jul
24
Wed
Why You Need a Marketing Strategy @ Caboolture Hub
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Why You Need a Marketing Strategy @ Caboolture Hub | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

Marketing without a strategy is like driving without a road map; you’ll spend a lot of time going somewhere but chance are you won’t get where you wanted. If you want to formulate a targeted marketing ‘road map’ but don’t know how then this workshop is for you.

After this session you will know:

  • What is a marketing strategy
  • Why every business should have one
  • How to define your goals
  • Who are you talking to
  • What have you got to say
Jul
29
Mon
Business Basics: Crafting a new business from Scratch @ North Lakes Community Centre Boardroom
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business Basics: Crafting a new business from Scratch @ North Lakes Community Centre Boardroom | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

In this two (2) hour workshop you will

1. Gain insights into different business types,

2. How and where to get started,

3. Setting up a brand and presence online.

– From Small Business to Medium Enterprise and beyond.

Aug
6
Tue
Why developing a content calendar will help you keep your Sanity @ Bribie Island RSL
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Why developing a content calendar will help you keep your Sanity @ Bribie Island RSL | Bongaree | Queensland | Australia

NOTE: tickets have not yet gone on sale. Email: info@rdamoretonbay.org.au if you wish to be notified when tickets are released.

If you want to learn how to formulate a targeted content calendar that will take the stress out of developing content then this workshop is for you.

This session will help you understand the following:

  • What is a content calendar
  • Why do you need one
  • Different calendars for different reasons (blogging / social etc)
  • Coming up with themes
  • Leveraging off bigger events
  • National Calendar
  • Pre scheduling

You’ll also receive a framework to design your own weekly or monthly content calendar.

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