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Small Business Fundamentals Program

Tailored support to help you build your business know-how.

An initiative in South Australia's Small Business Strategy 2023 - 2030, the Small Business Fundamentals Program is an opportunity for small business owners to build knowledge and capabilities in areas such as finance and investment, management, strategic planning, marketing and communications, human resources and more.

The programs will be delivered through workshops, seminars, mentoring, training sessions and more, and will help your business with access to essential knowledge, assisting you to sustainably grow your businesses.

Spread across regions throughout SA, the program will be delivered by 10 partner organisations giving you access to subsidised programs at low cost.

To be kept up to date on the opening of these programs, please register your details.

Programs now available

Polaris Small Business Fundamentals Program

Free business networking events, one-to-one consultations, workshops, and a several opportunities for discounted mentoring programs for local business owners.

Delivered by City of Salisbury.

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Southern Business Mentoring Program

Business leaders will build fundamental knowledge and capability in areas critical to long-term business sustainability and growth, through workshops and mentoring sessions.

Delivered by the City of Marion.

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Business SA Business Fundamentals Program

A series of workshops: business model canvas, sales strategies, business strategies for growth, marketing and digital strategies, people strategies in business and customer experience strategies and mentoring sessions.

Delivered by Business SA.

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Business 2 Business Advisory Program

Workshops, follow up meetings, one-on-one training sessions, and extended case management services as required.

Delivered by Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North.

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Wine Industry Small Business Growth and Resilience Workshops

Workshops covering topics such a strategic planning, branding, marketing and engagement in the digital age; communication and negotiation skills for business leaders; and resilience in a challenging environment.

Delivered by South Australian Wine Industry Association Incorporated.

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Business for Good: Social Enterprise Sector Development Program

This is an 18-month program delivered across three streams that include early advice, information and referrals, group workshops and an advisory support service consisting of a social procurement readiness program and a business growth coaching program.

Delivered by South Australian Social Enterprise Council.

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Far North Business Planning for Success Program

Businesses will be connected to expert facilitators who will help you identify the key plans, priorities, and processes that your business needs to succeed. Each participant will develop a new or updated business plan.

Delivered by Regional Development Australia Far North.

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Limestone Coast Small Business Support Program

This program will consist of workshops, seminars and one-on-one support and mentoring. An advisory committee will be established, consisting of representatives from existing businesses, commerce, and tourism associations to oversee the program.

Delivered by RDA Limestone Coast.

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Eyre Peninsula Small Business First Program

The program will include bespoke workshops and one-on-one mentoring and training sessions. Participants will be supported to build on your fundamental knowledge and capability in areas critical to long-term business sustainability and growth.

Delivered by Regional Development Australia Eyre Peninsula.

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Australian Hotels Association SA Business Fundamentals Workshops

The program will build participants fundamental knowledge and capability in areas critical to long term business sustainability and growth, and will be delivered across financial management, cash flow and budgeting leadership and management and marketing and sales.

Delivered by Australian Hotels Association.

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Creative practitioners and arts professionals will be supported to build capacity, to apply strategies to professional goals, and to devise practical business plans within the creative economy. There will be networking and collaboration opportunities through a guided peer-coaching program.

Delivered by Creative Plus Business.

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Read South Australia's Small Business Strategy 2023-2030

The Small Business Fundamentals program has been developed along with 19 other initiatives to support Small Businesses in South Australian grow and succeed, as part of South Australia's Small Business Strategy 2023 - 2030.