Luxshore Business Program starts your mentoring program with an initial 1 hour Discovery & Design session. This meeting can be held in person or on the phone or via a web meeting, depending on location and preference. In this session we will review your business plan and actions required to achieve your business objectives. We will address any questions you have about running a small business.
We will agree on an initial 90 day action plan and then set a weekly schedule of 20 minutes sessions per week. These sessions are typically done on the phone or via a web meeting.
In addition to our regularly scheduled sessions you will receive unlimited email support to answer any immediate questions for your business.
Most new business owners find this package totally supports their mentoring needs in their first year of business. Start-up Business Program Online!
Registration is limited so bookings for online programs, workshops and seminars must be made in advance through the online program for Business Program and through Events Calendar for workshops and seminars. The business program, workshops and seminars cover a range of business topics to help you start, run and grow your business.
Starting Your Business
Learn how to set up your business, create a business plan, decide the legal structure and register your business. This session will assist you to start and run your business successfully.
Business Planning Basics
Get your strategic plan in place by assessing your current position and developing targets for future growth.
This session covers the basics including the importance of market research, customer service and moving your business online. Discover tips, benefits and disadvantages of moving your business online; and the importance of selecting the appropriate systems for your business.
Build your business with tips to improve your networking skills and how to develop an action plan to network better.
Growing Your Business
Learn how to launch new products, find new opportunities for growth and better understand your customers.
Develop targets for future growth and get tips on creating mission and business statements.
Get Your Business Organized
Learn how to set priorities, goals and targets to create more time in your day.
Building Your Online Strategy
Develop an online marketing plan and gain basic strategies for search engine marketing and optimization.
Sustainability: It's Just Good Business
Identify and implement energy efficiency and sustainability opportunities to save costs for your business.
Better Business Practices
Create action plans to help you streamline your business processes and set goals for where you want your business to be.
Getting the right staff
Identify your staffing needs and recruitment requirements to hire the right staff. Learn about workplace policies, tax/super obligations as well as national employment standards, awards and enterprise agreements.
Keeping the Right Staff
Learn how to manage your employees effectively, deal confidently with resignations, redundancies and termination in line with national employment standards.
Understanding Financial Statements
Financial literacy ensures that your business continues to thrive. Learn how to draw up and interpret a balance sheet, calculate a profit, and the real cost of goods.
Budgeting and Forecasting
Optimize the financial performance of your business and learn how to use budgeting and cash flow forecasting tools to ensure your business is profitable.
Improving Cash flow & Profitability
Manage and increase your cash flow to keep your business thriving. Learn strategies to manage future profitability in your business.
Financing Your Business
Learn the difference between debt and equity and understand when is the right time to explore different financial tools.
What Bankers Want
Manage your banking relationships more effectively and understand what information you will need to prepare before you apply for a loan.
Exiting Your Business Successfully
Develop strategies for selling or closing your business for a smooth transition to the next stage with maximum financial return.
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