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Small business workshops

We offer a range of practical workshops across Western Australia. They are delivered by selected presenters who are specialists in their subject matters and with a background in small business. Workshops in regional areas are delivered by our Business Local service. If you click on links to regional workshops you will be taken to the individual provider’s website.

Workshops in the Perth metro area are available for just $20 thanks to substantial funding from the Government of Western Australia and our Starting a Business workshop is available free of charge. Registration is essential for all workshops.

If you’re not sure where to start, visit our workshops overview page.

Please note: our workshops are open to small business owners in Western Australia only.

Getting your Safety Plans in Place for Tenders

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09.30am

to 12.30pm

Location Online

This workshop provides the essential knowledge you need to be competitive when tendering for contracts.
Tendering and contracts

Creating Mailchimp Newsletters

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 09.30am

to 11.30am

Location Bridgetown

Learn how to create a digital newsletter using MailChimp and how to get as many people as possible to open and engage with it.
Sales and marketing

Bookkeeping Essentials Webinar

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Newman

Learn bookkeeping and payroll fundamentals as well as the tools needed to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.
Financial management

Creating Mailchimp Newsletters

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 01.30pm

to 03.00pm

Location Donnybrook

Learn how to create a digital newsletter using MailChimp and how to get as many people as possible to open and engage with it.
Sales and marketing

Marketing Your Business

Friday, 29 October 2021, 09.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Geraldton

This free workshop will give you the knowledge to develop an effective marketing plan to help you develop a sustainable business.
Sales and marketing

How to Write a Tender

Friday, 29 October 2021, 09.30am

to 04.30pm

Location Fremantle

This hands-on workshop will help you practise your tender writing skills using practical examples. An in-class workbook will take you through how to complete each section of a tender document.
Tendering and contracts

Practical Negotiation and Influencing Skills

Monday, 1 November 2021, 09.00am

to 10.00am

Location Online

Being able to successful negotiate and influence are some of the most important soft skills in business.
Interpersonal skills

Wellness in the Workplace

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 09.30am

to 11.30am

Location Margaret River

Learn more about the simple tools and ideas you can use to support and sustain a fulfilling work-life and positive work environment in your business.
Interpersonal skills

Starting a Business

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 10.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Online

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free two hour workshop will take you through the essentials.
Business skills
Foundation workshop

Understanding Business Financials

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Perth CBD

This workshop will show you how to develop 'snapshot' measures (key performance indicators) of your business progress to make sure it stays on track. It will also provide you with a good understanding of your financial essentials so that you will know the right questions to ask your accountant.
Financial management
Foundation workshop