Business Over Coffee Series - Protecting your Business

20 March 2019 - 10 April 2019

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Following a successful pilot series in October 2018, the Business Over Coffee series returns to discuss how you can protect your business.

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Business Over Coffee series returns to discuss facets of Protecting Your Business.

The series retains it's popular format giving you the chance to join an hour long discussion, and unlike a traditional workshop - it is designed to enable local businesses to access expert business advisors in an informal Q&A style setting.

Proudly brought to you by the Cities of Canning and Melville, the sessions will alternate between AH Bracks and Riverton libraries. Please note the location for the sessions you book.

  • The sessions will be largely driven by attendees who are encouraged to participate by sharing real life problems/issues/frustrations that impact their businesses and asking questions.
  • The advisors will be there to provide practical and specific advice for the benefit of all attendees who may also experiencing similar issues or challenges.
  • Each session has been scheduled to run for one hour with participants free to stay or leave earlier given the informal nature of the event

Week 1 - Mental Health in the Workplace

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2019 ; 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Location: Riverton Library, Riverton

Having a mentally healthy workplace is an important element in running your business. There are a growing amount of free resources that can assist small businesses in creating a healthy workplace environment. Facilitated by local resident and psychologist Tracey McGrath, join in this discussion that talks about a mentally healthy workplace and resources that can assist small business owners.

For more details including registration visit the eventbrite page.

Week 2 - Director Duties and Governance 

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2019 ; 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Location: A H Bracks Library, Melville

Often associated with larger companies and organizations, Director Duties and Governance is an important concept for all businesses to understand. Good governance in business can also translate into additional value when businesses are put up for sale. Facilitated by Kay Solanki from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), join in this discussion that not only defines governance but also provides tips and strategies to ensure you adhere to your Director Duties.

For more details including registration visit the eventbrite page.

Week 3 - Cybersecurity for Small Business

  • Wednesday, 3 April 2019 ; 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Location: Riverton Library, Riverton

Nearly 50% of all cybercrimes target small businesses. Protecting your small business in the cyberspace is a priority as so many businesses conduct activities and store data digitally. Facilitated by Joshua Soto-Kitcher from Fortified Solutions, join in this discussion on common cyber attacks whilst exploring ways in which you can protect your business.

For more details including registration visit the eventbrite page.

 

Week 4 - Future Proofing Your Business

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2019 ; 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Location: A H Bracks Library, Melville

The business world continues to change at a rapid pace and small businesses need to keep up to ensure they remain competitive. In fact, the ability to change and adapt to the market is often more easy to implement for smaller businesses. Facilitated by Jacqui Cocliff from Specialised Sourcing, join in this discussion on how you can get that novel idea for your business to market (before anyone else) but also how to ensure your business is ready for change.

For more details including registration visit the eventbrite page.

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The Business Over Coffee series is proudly brought to you by the City of Canning and the City of Melville.

TimeWednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost

Free! 

Contact Details

City of Canning Boris Wong I 08 6229 4424 I boris.wong@canning.wa.gov.au

City of Melville Joanna Arbel I 08 9364 0245 I joanna.arbel@melville.wa.gov.au

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