optimise your business

Lismore Business Optimisation Program

10 week intensive program of workshops and Business Advisory Services

As part of their on-going post flood support and Business Optimisation initiatives, the Lismore Business Panel (LBP) and the Lismore Chamber of Commerce & Industry have developed a new series of a business programs for Lismore businesses for 2017-18. The progams have been developed after extensive consultation with Lismore’s business community.

The full cost of the program will be covered by the LBP so participation for Lismore businesses is FREE!

Due to the popularity of these workshops a second workshop date has been provided for each workshop.

Build Your Business – Wednesday 30 August & Tuesday 19 September
Beyond survival to resilience

  • Learn principles to maximise value and minimise waste
  • Risk Management and Contingency Planning
  • Growth Strategies – planning to succeed

Rebuilding Cash flow and Financial Viability – Wednesday 13 September & Tuesday 03 October
Forecasting for Business Growth & Steady Cash flow

  • Monitoring the flow of cash
  • Differentiating fixed and variable costs for strategic cost savings
  • Forecasting for growth

Digital Engagement & Implementation – Wednesday 27 September & Tuesday 17 October
Leveraging your community for business rejuvenation

  • Wowing Your Customers
  • Reviewing your Social Media Strategy
  • Reviewing your Website Strategy
  • Reviewing your Email Marketing Strategy

Nurturing Your Talent & Management
Capabilities – Wednesday 11 October & Tuesday 31 October
From business owner self-care to a culture of adaptability and support

  • Building (& maintaining) relationships with staff, suppliers and customers
  • Time Management
  • Clarity through policies and procedures

Action Planning Working Groups – Wednesday 25 October & Tuesday 14 November
A practical session of working on individual action plans for momentum and growth

  • Participants bring in their challenges and in groups of 2-3 our business advisors will work with you to create an action plan for the next 3-6 months.

As part of this program you will have the opportunity to work with a Business Connect Advisor for one-on-one advisory services to undertake a Business Health Check and to work on specific challenges for your business.

Workshops will start in the week beginning 28/08 and will run every two weeks. There will be two workshop groups – one
during the day (10am-1pm) and another in the evening (5pm-8pm).

To register, complete the Registration Form below and return to:

City Centre Manager
PO Box 23A, Lismore NSW 2480
by August 21, 2017
or email it to: Jason.Mumford@lismore.nsw.gov.au

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