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IP Australia – Why Should I Protect It?

Date: Tuesday 13th March 2012
Location: DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre, Buderim

The Sunshine Coast Service Centre of the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) offers a range of workshops and seminars in various business management topics.
FEBRUARY – MARCH 2012

THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY
8.00AM– 12.00PM OR 1.00– 5.00PM
Tendering for Government business
The Tendering for government business workshop is designed for existing and potential suppliers to government departments and agencies.
Participants will learn:

  • about the principles of Queensland Government procurement
  • policies and processes, including sustainable procurement
  • how to complete complex offer/tender documents used by departments and agencies for high value, difficult-to-secure goods and services
  • how to interpret and respond to the standard terms and conditions contained in complex government offer and tender documents


DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
$45.30 (inc GST)


TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
9.00- 11.30AM

Considering a Business
Information session is aimed at people who have identified an idea to begin a business or buy an established business.
The Considering a Business seminar - Information session will cover the key issues you should consider before commencing a business.
You will be provided with a take home "Research Workbook" at the conclusion of the session which will assist you in making your business decision.

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
FREE

WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY
5.30– 8.30PM
Planning you successful business
This workshop will give you an insight into the importance of planning in business. The workshop will cover such strategies as how to develop a business snapshot plan; how to perform a SWOT analysis; look at goal setting and strategy formulation in relation to Business Planning; the steps in the business process planning model; how continuous improvement contributes to business performance; and the key attributes of a successful business owner.

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
$44.00 (inc GST)


THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY & THURSDAY 1 MARCH
8. 30AM
REGISTRATION
9.00AM – 4.30PM
Grow Your Business. Grow Your Market Are you a small or micro business in the Food and Beverage process manufacturing sector? Are you looking for support to get to the next level? The Australian Industry Group in collaboration with the Queensland Government and Edgeware are delighted to invite you to a comprehensive free 2-day workshop that will assist you to develop and implement an operational plan tailored to your business.
The workshop will help you to understand, develop and implement business development tools.

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
FREE

TUESDAY 13 MARCH
9.30AM – 11.00AM
IP Australia – Why Should I Protect It?
Whenever a product or service enters the market and is successful in attracting customers, it is likely that competitors sooner or later will attempt to provide similar products or services. In some cases, competitors will provide similar or identical products or services at a cheaper price, putting heavy pressure on the innovator of the original product or service. This IP workshop will educate business owners about the role and use intellectual property (IP) can play in your business to help you avoid being exploited, marginalised or treated unfairly.|

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre

Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
FREE

TUESDAY 13 MARCH
5.00PM – 8.00PM
Financial Management – the basics
This workshop will cover the following topics - Key terms associated with financial management of a business; difference between profit and cash flow; importance of positive cash flow in your business and typical financial management activities that are vital to your business.

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
$44.00 (inc GST)

TUESDAY 27 MARCH
9AM – NOON
Local Search Marketing
Did you know one in five searches on Google is related to location? This is particularly important news to businesses that are targeting a defined local market, that is, the majority of their business is likely to come from a defined geographic area. Come along and learn local search marketing strategies, delivered by multiaward winning local business woman Yvette Adams of The Creative Collective.|

DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre
Level 1, 60 Wises Road, Buderim
$44.00 (inc GST)

Downloadable 'Calendar Of Events - February and March 2012' pdf

Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (Sunshine Coast) :
DEEDI Sunshine Coast Service Centre, Buderim
Phone: 07 5451 6300

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