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Starting a Business: How to turn an idea into a business

Summary

Prepare to get your bright idea off the ground, step by step, at this essential planning workshop packed with vital start-up tips, tools and expert guidance that will prepare you to give your business the best chance of success. Come to grips with everything you need to know before you get started and walk away prepared with a clear vision of the next steps needed to turn your idea into business reality.

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There are no guarantees in business, but often it's what you do before you get started that will ensure those vital first steps are on the right path for the best chance of success in your new home country. This practical three and a half hour workshop will expand your knowledge of Australian business culture and regulations. Led by an experienced small business operator with real-life know-how and lots of insight to share, you will also meet other emerging business owners in your area. Find out how to plan, prepare and test your business idea, step by step, in a small group setting that will equip you to make informed decisions about what you need to do next to minimise the risks and make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead. Come away armed with practical tools and templates, expert tips and advice, and a head start on where to access the right support and resources in future. Includes a free follow-up one-on-one mentoring session with an experienced small business mentor who will tailor advice and information for your individual circumstances. Get ready to take your business from idea to reality and onwards to success at this essential Small Business Victoria workshop, one of many that have helped businesses get started in Victoria for more than 10 years. Is this workshop for you? If you're an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant with a great idea, if you're thinking about, or are already in the early stages of starting a business, Starting a business: For new migrants and asylum seekers will ensure you have all the basics covered from the word go. Learn how to: å« Understand Australian business culture and regulations å« Test your idea, product or service å« Assess your business readiness and next steps to fill any gaps å« Analyse your market å« Decide the business structure that's right for you å« Understand and manage your business risks and opportunities å« Prepare a business plan å« Complete all the steps to register and set up your business å« Learn from like-minded others, also newly arrived to Victoria and seeking to start a business å« Access ongoing advice and support to help your business grow.

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Civic - Springvale Office, Room: Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
411 Springvale Road, Springvale
Springvale 3171

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Civic - Springvale Office, Room: Meeting Rooms 1 and 2
411 Springvale Road, Springvale
Springvale 3171
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1300 630 920
business@cgd.vic.gov.au
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