Small Business Workshops, Training and Events

Develop or Refresh skills – learn new business strategies - upskill employees – innovate your business

We deliver Small Business Workshops for new and existing business owners on fundamental topics in your small business. Our workshops are low cost, practical and run by experts in their field.

Our workshops provide practical, real-world information on how to build a successful, profitable and dynamic small business. So whether you’re starting a business, or looking to grow an existing business, our workshops can help you make better-informed decisions.


 

To register for our workshops, click on the event below to book online or call our head office on 02 4721 5011 and have your card details ready for payment.

Please note that workshops fee's are non refundable, however may be transferred to another workshop by arrangement.


 

Upcoming Events

  • Digital Marketing Masterclass (BLACKTOWN)

    Workshop Overview Do you currently use social media for your business?...

  • Digital Marketing Masterclass (BLACKTOWN)

    Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Workshop Overview Do you currently use social media for your business?Are you ready to refine your skills on the social media platforms to get better results? Digital Marketing Masterclass will teach you the secrets that the digital marketing industry use to gain results for their clients on each platform. Learn what tools they use which can either save you time or money in your own business. This is not a beginner class. You must already understand one or all of the major platforms from Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Instagram. We will run through setting up paid media and learn tips and tricks to make them more effective.Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? Book now to reserve your space.Workshop Presenter- Katina BeveridgeKatina Beveridge is the CEO Strategic Online a Sydney based Digital Marketing Agency. She helps businesses grow through strategic digital marketing solutions.Katina also shares a passion for teaching and helping small business owners, having been in that space herself she understands the issues small business face every day.When not completely immersed in work she loves to spend time with her children out in nature.

    Location


    Blacktown Max Webber Library
    Level 1, Function Centre, Corner Flushcombe Road & Alpha Street
    Blacktown, NSW 2148

    Event Fees:


    AUD 49.00

    Tax Basics For Small Business (PENRITH)

    Friday, 8 Dec 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Tax for small business is a free workshop developed for small businesses by the Australian Taxation Office and delivered in partnership by Western Sydney Business Centre.It will provide you with an overview of the taxation and superannuation obligations associated with starting and operating your small business.The workshop will look at subjects like:
    • different business structures
    • registering your business
    • goods and services tax
    • income tax and claiming deductions
    • record keeping
    • how to prepare and lodge your activity statements
    The workshop also covers employer obligations, such as pay as you go withholding and superannuation, if you have or are intending to employ people.Workshop Presenter: Bob GreenRobert (Bob) Green has worked in various businesses over his career so he is not unfamiliar with the pressures that running a business can impose on the owner.  He has experience in banking, sales management at executive level, retail, education and property development.He holds a degree in Accounting and Financial Management and has filled the roll of “financial controller” in most of the businesses he has worked in.Although taxation issues are hard and fast as they are governed by law, Bob can help you understand some of the nuances of complying in the day to day working world of small to medium business.

    Location


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

    Event Fees:


    AUD 0.00

    Stand Out On Social Media Bootcamp

    Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 -

    Time: 9:15am - 4:00pm

    A 1-day immersive workshop to help you fast track social media set-up, to go from good intentions to great results.Businesses and leaders who want to fast track setting up their social media can join the Stand Out on Social Bootcamp.The number 1 roadblock to stand out social media is getting started. And then, getting on with it. Business owners and leaders are so busy that it’s difficult to find the time, effort and know-how to invest in setting up social media. This workshop gives you the forum and support to get the job done.What you’ll experience in the program:
    • Establish your personal brand and how to reflect that through the content you create and posts you share.
    • Craft a content plan that will set the routine for what you post each week.
    • Draw on expert advice on how to create persuasive video posts, and how to craft content that gets clicks.
    • Online support and the opportunity to connect and learn from other businesses just like yours.
    Presented by Kirryn ZernaFor over a decade, Kirryn Zerna has worked with small and large businesses to create remarkable brand communications, and now she builds that capability into the organisations that she works with. She combines her deep experience of corporate communications and copy writing with the latest research of social media management to deliver a tailored approach for her clients. Kirryn empowers business owners and leaders to create stand out social through 1-day workshops and an online coaching program. She is also a keynote speaker and was recently awarded the 2017 Kerrie Nairn Scholarship by Professional Speakers Australia to assist an emerging speaker to become an outstanding professional leader.What people are saying about Stand Out on Social WorkshopThis program has me excited about something I tend to get overwhelmed by, as it can be a challenge to know where to start to create and maintain an effective social media presence. The pragmatic approach helps establish a step by step discipline, which helps with clarity and consistency.” Deborah Keep Speaker, Mentor, Facilitator“Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn” Matt Grant Owner of MG Fitness“Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn.” Matt Grant, Owner of MG Fitness

    Location


    Bargo Sports Club
    3580 Remembrance Drive
    Bargo, NSW

    Event Fees:


    AUD 99.00 Ticket

  • Tax Basics For Small Business (PENRITH)

    Tax for small business is a free workshop developed for small businesses by the Australian Taxation ...

  • Digital Marketing Masterclass (BLACKTOWN)

    Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Workshop Overview Do you currently use social media for your business?Are you ready to refine your skills on the social media platforms to get better results? Digital Marketing Masterclass will teach you the secrets that the digital marketing industry use to gain results for their clients on each platform. Learn what tools they use which can either save you time or money in your own business. This is not a beginner class. You must already understand one or all of the major platforms from Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Instagram. We will run through setting up paid media and learn tips and tricks to make them more effective.Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? Book now to reserve your space.Workshop Presenter- Katina BeveridgeKatina Beveridge is the CEO Strategic Online a Sydney based Digital Marketing Agency. She helps businesses grow through strategic digital marketing solutions.Katina also shares a passion for teaching and helping small business owners, having been in that space herself she understands the issues small business face every day.When not completely immersed in work she loves to spend time with her children out in nature.

    Location


    Blacktown Max Webber Library
    Level 1, Function Centre, Corner Flushcombe Road & Alpha Street
    Blacktown, NSW 2148

    Event Fees:


    AUD 49.00

    Tax Basics For Small Business (PENRITH)

    Friday, 8 Dec 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Tax for small business is a free workshop developed for small businesses by the Australian Taxation Office and delivered in partnership by Western Sydney Business Centre.It will provide you with an overview of the taxation and superannuation obligations associated with starting and operating your small business.The workshop will look at subjects like:
    • different business structures
    • registering your business
    • goods and services tax
    • income tax and claiming deductions
    • record keeping
    • how to prepare and lodge your activity statements
    The workshop also covers employer obligations, such as pay as you go withholding and superannuation, if you have or are intending to employ people.Workshop Presenter: Bob GreenRobert (Bob) Green has worked in various businesses over his career so he is not unfamiliar with the pressures that running a business can impose on the owner.  He has experience in banking, sales management at executive level, retail, education and property development.He holds a degree in Accounting and Financial Management and has filled the roll of “financial controller” in most of the businesses he has worked in.Although taxation issues are hard and fast as they are governed by law, Bob can help you understand some of the nuances of complying in the day to day working world of small to medium business.

    Location


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

    Event Fees:


    AUD 0.00

    Stand Out On Social Media Bootcamp

    Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 -

    Time: 9:15am - 4:00pm

    A 1-day immersive workshop to help you fast track social media set-up, to go from good intentions to great results.Businesses and leaders who want to fast track setting up their social media can join the Stand Out on Social Bootcamp.The number 1 roadblock to stand out social media is getting started. And then, getting on with it. Business owners and leaders are so busy that it’s difficult to find the time, effort and know-how to invest in setting up social media. This workshop gives you the forum and support to get the job done.What you’ll experience in the program:
    • Establish your personal brand and how to reflect that through the content you create and posts you share.
    • Craft a content plan that will set the routine for what you post each week.
    • Draw on expert advice on how to create persuasive video posts, and how to craft content that gets clicks.
    • Online support and the opportunity to connect and learn from other businesses just like yours.
    Presented by Kirryn ZernaFor over a decade, Kirryn Zerna has worked with small and large businesses to create remarkable brand communications, and now she builds that capability into the organisations that she works with. She combines her deep experience of corporate communications and copy writing with the latest research of social media management to deliver a tailored approach for her clients. Kirryn empowers business owners and leaders to create stand out social through 1-day workshops and an online coaching program. She is also a keynote speaker and was recently awarded the 2017 Kerrie Nairn Scholarship by Professional Speakers Australia to assist an emerging speaker to become an outstanding professional leader.What people are saying about Stand Out on Social WorkshopThis program has me excited about something I tend to get overwhelmed by, as it can be a challenge to know where to start to create and maintain an effective social media presence. The pragmatic approach helps establish a step by step discipline, which helps with clarity and consistency.” Deborah Keep Speaker, Mentor, Facilitator“Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn” Matt Grant Owner of MG Fitness“Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn.” Matt Grant, Owner of MG Fitness

    Location


    Bargo Sports Club
    3580 Remembrance Drive
    Bargo, NSW

    Event Fees:


    AUD 99.00 Ticket

  • Stand Out On Social Media Bootcamp

    A 1-day immersive workshop to help you fast track social media set-up, to go from good intentions to...

  • Digital Marketing Masterclass (BLACKTOWN)

    Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Workshop Overview Do you currently use social media for your business? Are you ready to refine your skills on the social media platforms to get better results? Digital Marketing Masterclass will teach you the secrets that the digital marketing industry use to gain results for their clients on each platform. Learn what tools they use which can either save you time or money in your own business. This is not a beginner class. You must already understand one or all of the major platforms from Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Instagram. We will run through setting up paid media and learn tips and tricks to make them more effective. Are you ready to take your skills to the next level? Book now to reserve your space. Workshop Presenter- Katina Beveridge Katina Beveridge is the CEO Strategic Online a Sydney based Digital Marketing Agency. She helps businesses grow through strategic digital marketing solutions. Katina also shares a passion for teaching and helping small business owners, having been in that space herself she understands the issues small business face every day. When not completely immersed in work she loves to spend time with her children out in nature.

    Location


    Blacktown Max Webber Library
    Level 1, Function Centre, Corner Flushcombe Road & Alpha Street
    Blacktown, NSW 2148

    Event Fees:


    AUD 49.00

    Tax Basics For Small Business (PENRITH)

    Friday, 8 Dec 2017 -

    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Tax for small business is a free workshop developed for small businesses by the Australian Taxation Office and delivered in partnership by Western Sydney Business Centre. It will provide you with an overview of the taxation and superannuation obligations associated with starting and operating your small business. The workshop will look at subjects like:
    • different business structures
    • registering your business
    • goods and services tax
    • income tax and claiming deductions
    • record keeping
    • how to prepare and lodge your activity statements
    The workshop also covers employer obligations, such as pay as you go withholding and superannuation, if you have or are intending to employ people. Workshop Presenter: Bob Green Robert (Bob) Green has worked in various businesses over his career so he is not unfamiliar with the pressures that running a business can impose on the owner.  He has experience in banking, sales management at executive level, retail, education and property development. He holds a degree in Accounting and Financial Management and has filled the roll of “financial controller” in most of the businesses he has worked in. Although taxation issues are hard and fast as they are governed by law, Bob can help you understand some of the nuances of complying in the day to day working world of small to medium business.

    Location


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

    Event Fees:


    AUD 0.00

    Stand Out On Social Media Bootcamp

    Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 -

    Time: 9:15am - 4:00pm

    A 1-day immersive workshop to help you fast track social media set-up, to go from good intentions to great results. Businesses and leaders who want to fast track setting up their social media can join the Stand Out on Social Bootcamp. The number 1 roadblock to stand out social media is getting started. And then, getting on with it. Business owners and leaders are so busy that it’s difficult to find the time, effort and know-how to invest in setting up social media. This workshop gives you the forum and support to get the job done. What you’ll experience in the program:
    • Establish your personal brand and how to reflect that through the content you create and posts you share.
    • Craft a content plan that will set the routine for what you post each week.
    • Draw on expert advice on how to create persuasive video posts, and how to craft content that gets clicks.
    • Online support and the opportunity to connect and learn from other businesses just like yours.
    Presented by Kirryn Zerna For over a decade, Kirryn Zerna has worked with small and large businesses to create remarkable brand communications, and now she builds that capability into the organisations that she works with. She combines her deep experience of corporate communications and copy writing with the latest research of social media management to deliver a tailored approach for her clients. Kirryn empowers business owners and leaders to create stand out social through 1-day workshops and an online coaching program. She is also a keynote speaker and was recently awarded the 2017 Kerrie Nairn Scholarship by Professional Speakers Australia to assist an emerging speaker to become an outstanding professional leader. What people are saying about Stand Out on Social Workshop This program has me excited about something I tend to get overwhelmed by, as it can be a challenge to know where to start to create and maintain an effective social media presence. The pragmatic approach helps establish a step by step discipline, which helps with clarity and consistency.” Deborah Keep Speaker, Mentor, Facilitator “Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn” Matt Grant Owner of MG Fitness “Very excited to be a part of this group! I run a outdoor group fitness business which is pumping, however I know if my social media appearance and knowledge improves, so will my business. So grateful to have you in my corner Kirryn.” Matt Grant, Owner of MG Fitness

    Location


    Bargo Sports Club
    3580 Remembrance Drive
    Bargo, NSW

    Event Fees:


    AUD 99.00 Ticket

More Events

Workshops in Partnership with Parramatta City Council

Western Sydney Business Centre has teamed up with Parramatta City Council to deliver the following workshops. A big thank you to Parramatta City Council for allowing these workshops to be offered to participants.

Click on the workshop topic below to view more information and book your seat online.

8/11 - Tax Basics for Small Business - Click here to book online

15/11 - How to Start a Small Business - Click here to book online

22/11 - The Power of Effective Prospecting - Click here to book online

29/11 - Digital Marketing Masterclass - Click here to book online