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Strategies for Business Continuity & Resilience – Online Workshop

By Apr 07,2020 April 6th, 2020 No Comments

Hear first hand from experienced Business Leaders and Mentors as they discuss the strategies they’re implementing for business continuity in this time of uncertainty. 

Join this practical, wisdom-sharing panel discussion online with local business leaders on how they are currently managing their businesses to maximise their ability to continue to trade through this period and build ongoing resilience.

The online panel session will be followed by focused Q&A Sessions with Panelists and Sourdough Mentors on specific topics. Join the Q&A Sessions of your choice and ask questions of the Mentors, as well as hear from other participants during the session.

The Q&A Sessions topics:

  • People: Staff, contractors, wellbeing & retaining talent

  • Customers: Customer management, sales & revenue

  • Operations: Resources, manufacturing & supply chains

  • Finance: Financial management

  • Strategy: Business purpose & envisioning the future post COVID-19

Sourdough Business Pathways’ purpose is to support you in business with our network of experienced Mentors and Business Leaders, and now more than ever we want to offer our support to you at this time.

Join us for this unique and insightful panel to learn from the experience of others and gain valuable insights on how to manage their specific business issues in the Q&A sessions.

Panelists Include: 

  • Dr James Cowley, Sourdough Business Pathways Co-Founder & Mentor, business owner/innovator/entrepreneur/strategist/consumer researcher
  • Murray Richardson, Chair of Sourdough Business Pathways & Mentor, multiple business owner, including Byron Bay Chilli Company.
  • Jane Laverty, Regional Manager Business NSW Northern Rivers
  • Sonia Friedrich – Behavioural Economist, the leading expert in the application of behavioural economics in business.
  • Zach Rook, COO of Subpod
  • Ashleigh Camm – Moderator, SBP Expert in Residence

Have your own burning questions?  Fantastic, ask away!  You will also get the chance to ask specific questions in the Q&A (complete these during the registration):

  1. Please provide up to 2 questions you’d like to ask the panel;

  2. Please nominate which Q&A Topic Session you would like to join initially post the Panel Session

  3. Please provide up to 2 questions that you’d like to ask the Mentors during the focused Q&A Topic Sessions, and note which topic discussion you would like these to be included in (ie. People, Customers, Operations, etc).

7 April 2020

Start time 5pm

Wrap up 7.30pm

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Tech Savvy Small Business Fully Subsidised – $0

CSO subsidised – $0

Full fee – $20

Important information

This workshop is subsidised under the NSW Government’s Tech Savvy Small Business program, part of Smart and Skilled funding, and aims to support small business owners and their staff by providing fully subsidised training in targeted courses.

To be eligible for Smart and Skilled training, you must be:
* An Australian Citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen and
* Be aged 15 years or older, and
* Live or work in NSW, and
* No longer be at school or equivalent

To be eligible for Tech Savvy Small Business training, you must be the above, plus:
* An owner of a small business, OR
* An employee of a small business

A Small Business is defined as a business with:
* 20 employees or less, OR
* An annual turnover of less than $2m

If you do not qualify for the TSSB Subsidy you may qualify for the CSO subsidy:

You must be:

* An Australian Citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen and
* Be aged 15 years or older, and
* Live or work in NSW, and
* No longer be at school or equivalent

You agree to provide evidence of eligibility if required.

If you do not qualify for either subsidy you may still enrol in the workshop but will not receive any of the subsidy benefits.

Please note: You may be photographed or filmed for marketing purposes while attending this event. Please advise the organiser if you have questions, concerns, or do not wish this to happen. As an attendee you will be added to the SBP mailing list for event correspondence, follow up and upcoming event information. The option to unsubscribe is available at any time.