rescheduled due to covid new date - 30 August small Business/sole trader business development mentoring
Attention all Small Business & Sole Traders - this is for you!
Sole trader, arts & entertainment, trades, health & wellness, services, retail, administration businesses or any other small business........
2 x Half-Day (3 hours) Workshops
Workshop Group 1- Monday 30 August & Monday 4 October 2021 Morning Sessions
Workshop Group 2- Monday 30 August & Monday 4 October 2021 Afternoon Sessions
Due to the successful State Government Grant application for the provision of Customised Professional Development Training, an exciting workshop opportunity is open to the businesses of Phillip Island.
The Phillip Island Business Network is supporting local small businesses by providing a unique training workshop to the value of $800 for a members discounted special of $100.
These workshops are tailored specifically for the small business owner or Sole Trader (1-2 business partners) including tradies, looking for an opportunity to have Business Development Mentoring.
Are you wanting to know how to get your business up and going? How to grow your business by taking those first steps and handling problems resulting from increased growth and increasing staff?
What are some of the topics covered?
Internal Success Factors of Small Business
Purpose, Vision & Values - Why?
Strategy & Measurement - How?
Leading your team
External Success Factors
Customers Sales & Marketing - selling benefits
Suppliers and negotiation
Selling your business
Meet the Presenter - Andy Rooke
Andy is an experienced Chief Executive, General Manager, and Commercial Manager with over 27 years in various roles. More recently, Andy has devoted time, experience & resources to a business that helps businesses and individuals reach and often exceed their potential. Some professional successes: • 20 years of financial, commercial, and general management roles with high achievements and endorsements along the way. • Was the first Thiess Mining Project General Manager ever appointed that did not have a mining engineering background. • Ran the most successful Theiss mine in their Australian portfolio, topping 10 of the 11 success measurements for three years. • Led the realignment and expansion of a large, regional retail hardware group that continues to reap the benefits of Andy's work as CEO during his 3-year contract. • As a Business Advisor/mentor/Board Chair, worked with a family civil contracting business that delivered in 5 years: 300% increase in sales, 415% increase in profit, and help negotiate the sale to a publicly listed company for significant gain to owners. • Continues to coach and develop over 500 senior executives and leaders including in the last nine years for companies and current that clients that include: BHPB Western Australian Iron Ore, BMA Coal Head Office and six Queensland Open cut mines, Xero Accounting Software, Scotts Evergreen, two major infrastructure road projects in Sydney: Northconnex and Westconnex and numerous smaller businesses. Andy currently sits on the boards of five diverse private companies in Victoria and New South Wales. He has shared his broad business background and help formulate the business vision and strategies that have led to improving profit, personal growth, staff development, and significant shareholder value. He has well over 7,000 hours of business and personal coaching across various industries and business leaders at all levels and a long list of referees willing to attest to his achievements. Formal Qualifications • Bachelor of Business, Swinburne University of Technology • Certified Practicing Accountant, Australian Society of Practicing Accountants • Graduate Diploma of Marketing, Monash University • International Coaching Federation (Professional Coaching Certification) • Member Australian Institute of Company Directors • European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Team Coaching Accreditation • Member Neuroleadership Institute
These workshops are limited to only 10 tickets per workshop.
The State Government Grant has allowed us to keep the cost to a minimum.
Phillip Island Business Network Members $100 per ticket.
Non Phillip Island Business Network Members can be purchased at $200.00 per ticket.
* Not a PIBN Member yet? No problem, visit www.pibm.com.au to join or, email Fiona at firstname.lastname@example.org and help us build a strong community business network.
Bookings close: FRIDAY 27 August
Workshop Group 1
Monday 30 August 2021, 8.30am-11.30am with morning tea & lunch provided
Monday 4 October 2021, 8.30am - 11.30am with morning tea & lunch provided
Workshop Group 2
Monday 30 August 2021, 1.00pm - 4.00pm with afternoon tea
Monday 4 October 2021, 1.00pm - 4.00pm with afternoon tea
Location: Phillip Island Venue to be confirmed shortly
Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade Visitors Centre
Join us on Thursday the 17th of December at the Cheeky Goose from 6pm to enjoy some drinks and nibbles together as a community. Special guest Sergeant Andy O'Brien will be attending to provide an overview of what a COVIDSafe Summer will look like on Phillip Island.
The Network will cover the costs of one drinks and nibble for one employee of each business member that attends, however the invitation is open to all for a small cost of $20.
Please contact us at email@example.com to RSVP.
Phillip Island Business Network has generously donated an incredible prize valued at $1,000 for the Island Ward winner of the Christmas Display Competition run by Bass Coast Shire Council.
Businesses and residents across the region can enter their Christmas display on the Shires website to go into the running to win. There will be a winner for each competition (residential and business) in each ward, with six winners in total. Applications for the business competition will close on the 10th of December. To apply you will need to upload one photo of your display to Bass Coast Shire Councils website.
One lucky Phillip Island business will receive the following prize for their display efforts!
At our Annual General Meeting the working group was able to wrap up their deep dive into the feasibility of continuing with a Phillip Island business organisation. They have done significant work in streamlining and organising the network into a clear and renewed focus group for the newly elected Phillip Island Business Network committee. Our sincerest thank you to Kate Adams, John Dickie, Kimberley Brown, Paul Coleman, Geoff Moed and Kim Storey, and to newer members Claire Sawatzky, Dianne Holberry and Simon Manning for their efforts.