Pick up tips for getting started in business

Businesses in Brimbank are invited to take advantage of some useful seminars being held this month.

The March 'Getting Started' workshop sessions are part of Council’s commitment to support the development of local businesses through a program of business networking, training and development, and will provide a good opportunity for business owners to further their skills and knowledge.

Starting your Business and Business Planning Basics – Wednesday 25 March 2015
From 9am to 2.30pm, at Brimbank Council Municipal Offices, 704b Old Calder Highway, Keilor 3036

Starting your Business Workshop, 9am-12noon; Price $30
Offering clear, straightforward advice, the Starting your Business workshop covers all the essentials. From carrying out a feasibility study and determining the best company structure to preparing a business plan, you will leave this workshop with a clearer idea of how your business will look and operate.

Business Planning Basics Seminar, 12.30pm -2.30pm Price $20
This seminar will help you clarify where your business is now, where you want it to be, and the steps you need to take to get there. During this introductory seminar, you will work on your own concise business plan to ensure your new venture is heading in the right direction.

Attend both sessions for a reduced rate of $40! Participants will also receive a complimentary mentoring session with an experienced business adviser.

Places are limited so register now for the events at the Brimbank City Council Business website or phone Council’s Economic Development Unit on 9249 4413.

Small Business Counselling – Thursday 19 March 2015 (no charge)
9.30am to 11.30am at Brimbank Council Municipal Offices, 704b Old Calder Highway, Keilor 3036

If you are a micro-business operator with an ABN, you can receive a 30 minute session with an experienced Business Counsellor from the Business Enterprise Centre at Kangan Institute. Business Counsellors provide general business advice and guidance.

Bookings are required on Tel. 9094 3008.