Department of State Development in partnership with Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula, and Chamber of Commerce & Industry Whyalla are holding a series of workshops in Whyalla and Port Lincoln aimed at supporting the growth of small and medium sized businesses.

Business Planning – Whether you’ve just started out or been running a business for years, business planning can be the key to your success.  Preparing a business plan will help you work out the goals you want to achieve, and the strategies to achieve them.  This workshop will help businesses develop a business plan to help secure the future direction of their business.
Whyalla – Wednesday 22nd February, 2017  4:00pm – 7:30pm  VIEW FLYER  Register HERE
Port Lincoln – Monday 27th February, 2017 4:00pm – 7:30pm   Register HERE

Staffing Essentials – Looks at your obligations as an employer and the key elements in attracting and retaining employees.  Learn how to work with Awards and manage the costs of hiring.  Understand the steps for hiring staff and how the “Performance Review” can grow your business.
Whyalla – Wednesday 22nd March, 2017  4:00pm – 7:30pm  VIEW FLYER  Register HERE
Port Lincoln – Wednesday 15th March, 2017  4:00pm – 7:30pm  Register HERE

Finance Essentials – This workshop will assist you plan, manage and monitor your finances and cash-flow.  Attendees will develop strategies to ensure their cash-flow supports the growth of the business and looks at how budgeting and pricing will affect the future success of the business.
Whyalla – Wednesday 5th April, 2017 4:00pm – 7:30pm  Register HERE
Port Lincoln
– Monday 3rd April, 2017  4:00pm – 7:30pm  Register HERE

Presenter:  Con Theologou has been a lecturer in TAFE SA’s Whyalla Small Business Management Program for the past 16 years.  He has Bachelor a Degree in Business and in Vocational Education and Training.  Con has successfully run his own business for many years in Whyalla and has worked with a wide range of regional businesses and diverse industry sectors in the Upper Spencer Gulf.

Marketing and Digital Workshops – To help small businesses effectively market and grow their business in the digital age.
Whyalla Marketing Workshop – Monday 6th March, 2017  9:00am – 12:30pm  Register HERE
Whyalla Digital Business Workshop
– Monday 6th March, 2017  1:30pm – 5:00pm  Register HERE
Port Lincoln Marketing Workshop – Monday 20th February, 2017 9:00am – 12:30pm  Register HERE
Port Lincoln Digital Business Workshop – Monday 20th February, 2017  1:30pm – 5:00pm  Register HERE

Presenter:  Steve Davis has more than ten years involvement in internet, new media and strategy development.  Through his hands-on work with clients and entertaining presentation style, he has become the ‘go to man’ for many businesses wanting to develop their marketing strategy and understand the online marketplace.

Whyalla Location:  TAFE SA, 141 Nicolson Ave, Whyalla Norrie (Room 6.204, Building 6, Level 2, access via outside stairwell)
Port Lincoln Location:  TAFE SA, 2 London Street, Port Lincoln (Room 3, Building 1, Level 1, access via Client Services [i Central] front entrance)
Cost:  $50 (inc GST and light tea) – for each workshop
For further information and to make a booking visit: or ph:  1800 188 018


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