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SIX STEPS TO BUSINESS SUCCESS

Date
9 October 2019, Wednesday
Time
5:30 pm
Cost

$60

WEDNESDAY 9 OCTOBER – WEDNESDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2019
Have you recently started a business or are you planning to start one?
The Six Steps to Business Success program is designed to provide you with the tools to
build the foundations of a successful business.
The program will be delivered each Wednesday night over a 6 week period by an experienced
external facilitator at the Latrobe City Moe Service Centre and Library, 1-29 George Street, Moe.
With a maximum of 15 participants the program provides an opportunity to develop
your network and give your business the best opportunity starting out.

1) STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
9 OCTOBER 2019 (5.30 – 9.00PM)
• Prepare a feasibility study
• Conduct market-analysis
• Determine the best business structure
• Step-by-step guide to registering a business

2) DEVELOPING A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
16 OCTOBER 2019 (5.30 – 7.30PM)
• Auditing your existing channels
• Setting goals and objectives that can be measured
• Competitor analysis and learning from others
• How to develop a content strategy and plan
• Understanding your existing and target audiences
• Time management and distribution of resources

3) FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS
23 OCTOBER 2019 (5.30 – 7.30PM)
• Understand the importance of cash flow
• Learn the difference between profit and cash
• Improve customer collections
• Manage stock
• Manage suppliers

4) MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS
30 OCTOBER 2019 (5.30 – 7.30PM)
• Understand the customer-focused mindset
• Develop a marketing action plan
• Develop your Unique Selling Proposition
• Explore how to measure the success of marketing activities

5) TAKING YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE
6 NOVEMBER 2019 (5.30 – 7.30PM)
• Explore online advertising, search engines, websites and social media
• Develop an effective online strategy for your business
• Learn how your online accounts can best benefit your business

6) BUSINESS P LANNING ESSENTI A LS
13 NOVEMBER 2019 (5.30 – 7.30PM)
• Understand the benefits of building a business plan
• Develop a one-page plan for your business
• Understand the business framework to fast track success

Register for the entire program for $60 at
www.moesixsteps.eventbrite.com.au

For more information contact:
Terri Plozza
Latrobe City Council
Phone: 5128 5460
Email: Terri.Plozza@latrobe.vic.gov.au

Organiser

Latrobe City Council
Phone:
1300 367 700
Email:
latrobe@latrobe.vic.gov.au
Website:
http://www.latrobe.vic.gov.au/Whats_On