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Training/Workshops Calendar Feb to Jun 2019

Aug
20
Tue
Strategic Business Planning @ Wantima Country Club
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Strategic Business Planning @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

What is a Strategic Business Plan and Why every business needs one;

What’s your Business Vision?

Interactive workshop to identify where you are NOW, WHERE you want to be and HOW you are going to get there;

Develop your Strategic Business Plan highlighting key strategies and detailed actions to help you achieve your business goals.

Aug
21
Wed
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website – Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website - Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Your website is an extension of your business. In most cases it is the first time a potential customer could meet you. The saying always is – you have 7 seconds to make an impression! Question – what kind of impression do YOU want to make?

At the end of this two hour workshop you will have the knowledge to:

  1. determine what you ACTUALLY need in your website
  2. know the right questions to ask of an expert
  3. understand the fundamentals of website creation
  4. develop the basis of you website strategy

Once you have registered for the workshop you will receive the Building Your Website Template. Please ensure you download to your laptop so you can work through the template during the workshop

Aug
23
Fri
Using Social Media & Digital Strategy to Improve your Sales Pipeline @ Caboolture Hub - Studio
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Using Social Media & Digital Strategy to Improve your Sales Pipeline @ Caboolture Hub - Studio | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

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.

Sep
5
Thu
Marketing to the Billions – Digital Marketing to China and South East Asia @ Caboolture Hub - Studio Workshop
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Marketing to the Billions - Digital Marketing to China and South East Asia @ Caboolture Hub - Studio Workshop | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

This workshop looks at how your business can be placed in front of the huge Asian audience.  We look into social media platforms like WeChat and WhatsApp, as well as looking at Baidu (considered the Chinese Google), we also look at how you can receive up to 50% back from all travel and marketing expenses, through Government grants associated with export growth.

Sep
10
Tue
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Financial Literacy for Business Owners, only 15 seats available

  • How to read a profit & loss and balance sheet
  • Why profit does not equal cash
  • What’s your profit formula?
  • Understand the importance of cash flow

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.

Sep
11
Wed
Finding the IDEAL Customer Relationship Management and Email Communcation Software for your Digital Success @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Finding the IDEAL Customer Relationship Management and Email Communcation Software for your Digital Success @ Caboolture Hub - Seminar Room 1 | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

You have invested in your lead generation strategies, creating a great presence within your potential audience and you are receiving enquires from all avenues.  Suddenly, you have gone from no enquiries to dozens.  A great problem to have!  HOWEVER, you soon realise that some of these leads are time wasters and tire kickers.  All the time invested on these leads means you have lost potential business.This can be simply rectified.

In this workshop we discuss the importance of Customer Relationship Management and Email Communication software suited to your business, at its current stage and into the future.  By the end of the workshop you will:

            Identify the right CRM software for your business

            Plan your CRM Implementation

            Identify who will be your CRM Champion

            Understand the Engaged Customer Model and how it will work in your business

            Segment and migrate your Customer Data

And so much more.

When you Register… you will receive the CRM Implementation Template which will be used during the workshop so make sure you download to your laptop ready to complete.

Oct
9
Wed
Digital Business Workshop: Larger than Life WordPress Websites for Small Business @ Bribie Island RSL
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
16
Wed
Getting Grant Ready – How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Getting Grant Ready - How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Getting Grant Ready:

  • 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

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.

Oct
17
Thu
Grow your Business through CRM Implementation @ Wantima Country Club
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
5
Tue
How to Effectively Re-Engage, Re-Purpose and Retain Your Customers to Save Thousands in your Marketing – Interactive Workshop – BYOD @ Redcliffe Library Meeting Room
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
How to Effectively Re-Engage, Re-Purpose and Retain Your Customers to Save Thousands in your Marketing - Interactive Workshop - BYOD @ Redcliffe Library Meeting Room | Redcliffe | 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.

Did you know that brands lose an average of 25% of their mailing list annually, and between 25-50% of customers become inactive?

If they are not communicating with you, they will be communicating with your competitors.

Using Mailchimp as the main email communication platform, In this workshop you will learn:

Setup your newsletter for increased engagement

The process for developing an automated response campaign

3 tricks to re-engage your old and outdated database

How to integrate with other software platforms for automated communication

 

This is a hands-on workshop where you will be working inside Mailchimp and creating templates to send.