Start Me Up (Penrith)

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 – Tuesday, May 5, 2020

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Receive support, help and education in getting your business off the ground or on track. These sessions are ideal for startups, or businesses under three years old.

Workshops are presented by experienced entrepreneurs and experts in their chosen field. Facilitators who have lived and breathed small business and can share from their direct experience.

This is a series of 8 sessions over 8 weeks. The programme is subsidised by NSW government, and is a $2500 business start up program.

Please note facilitators & session subjects may move around based on availability of facilitators during the 8 weeks. If a session is missed, it can be made up at a future date.

**Session One**

Why am I going to get out of bed to do this business?


Business Planning – How will I make income

Business Essentials + Compliance

Vision + Mission

Values / Knowing Your Why

Facilitator: Andrea Turner-Boys

Date: 17th March

Session Two: How to handle cashflow and make sure you profit

• Managing your cashflow

• Know how to set up your accounts

• Basic Profit & Loss

• Setting yourself up to make a profit,

• Knowing your basic numbers, what to watch, how to manage cashflow and make sure you are paid

Facilitator: TBA

Date: 24th March

Session Three: Get your compliance and legals on track

• Understanding compliance and legals.

• The right business structure

• Terms and conditions

• Privacy Policies

• Being compliant for online and websites

• Your responsibilities around data

Facilitator: TBA

Date: 31st March

Session Four:  The importance of brand and getting your marketing messaging right

Is there a market for your offering?

• Market Research & Testing

• Who is your customer?

• Price + Positioning

• The importance of brand and what it involves.

Facilitator: Kathrine Hawes

Date: 7th April

Session Five: All about your customers

• Understanding your customer personalities, buying journey + cycle, • Retaining & nurturing customers.

• Database Management + automation

• Meeting Deadlines.

• Managing Clients Expectations

• Customer Service & loyalty

Facilitator: Andrea Turner-Boys

Date: 14th April

Session Six: Start Your marketing + Social Media

• Your marketing plan

• Understanding the different social media platforms and choosing your social strategy with Facebook, Insta, Linked In, Pinterest, YouTube

• Exploring traditional marketing and ways to do this on a shoestring budget

Facilitator: TBA

Date: 21st April

Session Seven: Working Strategically, Time Management, systems to grow and expand

• Setting yourself up for success

• Creating action plans

• Time management

• Fitting in a life around your business

• Systems and tracking

• Working collaboratively

Facilitator: TBA

Date: 28th April

Session Eight: All about mindset, next steps, realistic business goals and measuring your results

• Addressing uncertainty and self doubt

• Understanding your subconscious beliefs around money and success

• Managing your energy and output

• How to develop the right connections

• Knowing when you’re in ‘flow’ rather than struggle

• How to Trust your Instincts in Business

Facilitator: Andrea Turner-Boys

Date: 5th May

$440 for the 8 part series includes GST.
The actual price for this series is $2500 and is subsidized by NSW gov’t.

Event Location

Western Sydney Business Centre , Suite 1, Level 1, 111 Henry Street
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Event Fees

Workshop Ticket
AUD 440.00