• Fri
    9:00 am - 4:00 pmPumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway Street, Newcastle

    Business Plan Workshop - FREE

    by IGNITE Alliance.

    Create your business plan in one day. Know exactly what you need to do with your strategic implementation plan.

    What to expect

    • Walk away with a business plan in one day
    • Have a strategic implementation plan
    • Access to an all-in-one business strategy tool
    • Tools to implement the plan
    • List of actionable items that align with your plan
    • Make great connections
    Our event does not include lunch but you are welcome to bring your own. We will be providing tea/coffee and cakes/sweets.
  • Tue
    10:30 amCnr Barton and Merthyrs Streets, Kurri Kurri NSW

    Are you thinking about starting or buying a business but don’t know where to start?

    You’ll discover essential information in this FREE start up info session


    Small Business Start-Up information session


    Hunter Region Business Hub’s  Advisor, Kimberlie Clare-Campbell,

    will present the following topics and answer your questions

    • What is research?
    • Commercial leases, council approvals for home based businesses
    • Business structures
    • Applying for an ABN & Name Registration
    • Business Insurance
    • Business Planning
    • What are the Costs?
    • What will it be like?


    Your 10 Steps to Success

    • Know Your Customers; Find out what They Want
    • Have a Clear Unique Selling Proposition
    • Have Passion for Your Vision
    • Do Your Books; Control to a Budget
    • Break Your Comfort Zones Everyday
    •  Compete on Service Not on Price
    • Document Your Systems
    • Find a Mentor or Coach
    • Get Paid!
    • Dare to be Different and Have Fun

    To book:

    Phone: 02 4936 2557

    View Eventbrite Registration

  • Thu
    10:30 amCnr Barton and Merthyrs Streets, Kurri Kurri NSW

    Do you have a business idea?

    Would you like to have your own business but don’t know where to start?

    The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) may be the answer


    NEIS provides you with support to start your own business, including:

    • Training in Small Business Management
    • Mentoring and advice for twelve months
    • Financial support during the first nine months of operations (subject to eligibility criteria)

    Would you like to know more?

    If you want to turn your dream into a reality, come along to learn how NEIS may be able to assist you.

    The NEIS facilitator, Kimberlie Clare-Campbell, will be available afterwards to discuss your business ideas with you.

    To book:

    Phone: 02 4936 2557

    View Eventbrite Registration



  • Wed
    9:30am - 4:00pmUNSW. CBD Campus, Level 6, 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney

    So You’ve Made it To ‘Manager’…How To Survive And Thrive!

    Being in a management or supervisory role can be rewarding in so many ways, but it can also be challenging and frustrating at times too! Deadlines, lack of time, having to deal with ‘difficult’ behaviors, unreasonable expectations, inadequate supervision or support can make your job challenging…and maybe exhausting!

    So if you are struggling a little, want to learn new management skills or just confirm that you are managing effectively, our ever-popular two-day management workshop is for you!

    The program is packed full of practical ideas, techniques and tips that will result in you immediately becoming a more effective and confident community services manager…we guarantee it!

    Day 1: 

    • Managing yourself
    • Managing your management style
    • Managing your time
    • Managing difficult conversations
    • Managing goals and objectives
    • Managing your team
    • Managing team member motivation


    Day 2: 

    • Managing and assessing performance
    • Managing finances
    • Managing your manager
    • Managing the Boss v Friend relationship
    • Managing meetings
    • Managing change
    • Managing ‘difficult’ people
    • Managing pressure

    Register Here

    Cost: $660 plus GST


  • Wed
    10:30 amCnr Barton and Merthyrs Streets, Kurri Kurri
    A free workshop developed for small businesses

    Discover your small business tax and super obligations in this ATO approved workshop

    You’ll learn about

    • business structures
    • how to register your business
    • GST (goods and services tax)
    • income tax and claiming deductions
    • The advantages of record keeping
    • how to lodge and prepare you activity statements
    • Employer obligations
    • PAYG


    Plus More

    Book in today to reserve your place

    Phone 4936 2557