Business Workshops and Education

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The Hills Shire Council, in partnership with Rapport Leadership International, is delivering a business education series called the 'SMART Series'. The SMART Series consists of 9 different workshops, across three key streams: SMART Start, aimed at new businesses and community groups looking for information on how to get their organisation running economically and efficiently. SMART Operate and SMART Grow concentrate on specific areas in the operational and planning phases for established businesses.

The SMART series is designed to provide business with practical information and resources in all areas of business.

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SMART Ignite is a FREE networking event that provides the perfect opportunity for new businesses to come together to meet key stakeholders in the Sydney Hills business community.  Come along for a coffee  or tea to hear more about the different business and community services Council has to offer to help support your business or community group through its infancy, the economic outlook for the Sydney Hills or to hear more about what the SMARTseries has to offer. Click here to register.

 

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SMART Financials is designed for business owners or employees wanting to improve their financial knowledge, cash flow or profitability. This workshop will provide you with a better understanding of business financials and teach you how to better manage your cash flow and increase your business profitability. Bring along calculator and your business financials to review on the day! Click here to register.

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Learn how to build a winning team in our SMART People workshop. We will explore how to get an unfair advantage in recruiting and retaining the best employees to help your business grow and thrive. Click here to register.

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In our SMART Systems workshop, we help you understand how to create effective business systems that improve your business efficiency and profitability. Click here to register.

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If you are looking for more clarity on where your business is headed and how to get there more quickly, then our SMART Planning workshop is perfect for you.  Join us for a half day business planning workshop to get re-inspired about your business and to gain clarity around your business goals and how to achieve them.  After setting your business goals, you will develop a plan for your next 90 days in business. Click here to register.

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Our SMART Selling workshop explores the number one skill required by business owners to succeed in business - the ability to make a sale. This workshop will give you an introduction to professional selling skills and how to close more sales than ever before. Click here to register.

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SMART Marketing discovers how to attract new clients to your business in a cost effective way. Marketing does not have to be expensive, in fact, the best marketing strategies often cost very little when you know how. Click here to register.

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SMART Boards covers what you need to know in order to establish an effective Advisory Board from inception to succession. Unlike corporate boards, advisory boards do not have fiduciary responsibility and their advice is non-binding. Click here to register.

 

2017 SMART Series Workshops Calendar

SMART Ignite

FREE

Friday 7th July 2017

Wednesday 1st November 2017

7:00 am– 8:30am

7:00am - 8:30am

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SMART Financials

$25

Thursday 20th July 2017

6.30pm - 10pm

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SMART Selling

$40

Thursday 27th July 2017

6.30pm – 10pm

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SMART Systems

$25

Thursday 10th August 2017

6.30pm – 10pm

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SMART Marketing

$40

Thursday 31st August 2017

6.30pm – 10pm

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SMART People

$25

Thursday 14th September 2017

6.30pm – 10pm

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SMART Planning

$40

Thursday 28th September 2017

6.30pm – 10pm

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SMART Boards

$40 

Thursday 12th October 2017

6.30pm - 10pm

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