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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.

Understanding Business Financials

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 10.00am

to 01.00pm

Location Online

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

How to Write a Business Plan

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 02.00pm

to 05.00pm

Location Online

A business plan is a valuable document for business owners as it helps you clarify your thinking, set a tone and direction for your business and gain a deeper understanding of your market.
Business skills
Foundation workshop

Xero EOFY - Kununurra

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 05.30pm

to 07.30pm

Location Kununurra

For small businesses using Xero, bring your laptop or tablet to access your own data file and receive personal advice on your business reporting.
Financial management

Xero EOFY - Kununurra

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 08.00am

to 10.00am

Location Kununurra

For small businesses using Xero, bring your laptop or tablet to access your own data file and receive personal advice on your business reporting.
Financial management

Identifying Buy Local Opportunities to Win Government Work

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 09.15am

to 04.00pm

Location Gosnells

This workshop explains the Western Australian Government's Buy Local Policy 2020 in simple terms to help you identify opportunities to provide goods and services to the State Government.
Tendering and contracts

Building Entrepreneurial Resilience

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 09.30am

to 01.00pm

Location Perth

This workshop explores some of the tools you can use to build your resilience and maintain a healthy, positive mindset.
Interpersonal skills

Digital Marketing Health Check - Port Hedland

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 12.00pm

to 02.00pm

Location Port Hedland

Learn the latest trends and identify opportunties to improve your digital marketing with guidance from an expert and other local businesses.
Sales and marketing

Customer Service: How to be the Best - Collie

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 03.30pm

to 05.30pm

Location Collie

Join us for this FREE workshop to increase your knowledge of the importance of customer service and how to be job-ready in delivering great customer service.
Sales and marketing

Starting a Business

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 06.00pm

to 08.00pm

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 Bookkeeping and Records

Friday, 18 June 2021, 09.00am

to 12.00pm

Location Balcatta

Are you a business owner unsure of the ATO's requirements around record keeping, or do you want to learn more about best- practice bookkeeping to better understand your business?
Financial management