Short Training Sessions
Wyndham City offers free business training on a range of topics such as digital marketing, search engine optimisation, starting a business and tax requirements. These training sessions range from one hour to 2.5 hours long and are all currently held online.
For information about current opportunities please check the Business Training Calendar. If there is a topic that is not available that you would be interested in please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org as we may be able to advise you if it can be accessed elsewhere. We are also keen to know what topics are most relevant to you.
Voluntary Business Training Providers Program - Expression of Interest
Wyndham City is keen to receive expressions of interest from local businesses interested in becoming voluntary training providers in 2022/2023.
Expressions of interest for a business training topic of your choice will be considered.
There are a number of benefits for service providers in voluntarily providing their time and delivering a training session. These include;
- Acknowledgement and promotion as the training provider by Wyndham City Council
- Opportunity to promote their business and business capabilities at the end of the training session (maximum 5 minutes)
- Opportunity to display flyers and business cards during the session
- A summary of evaluation feedback (de-identified) by Wyndham City Council will be provided to the training provider.
Innovate Business Growth Program 2023
In 2023, Wyndham City will be running another edition of the free business development programs - Innovate to Excelerate and Innovate to Regenerate. Innovate to Regenerate. These programs aim to assist businesses grow their business further.
Other Free Business Training Opportunities
Other free business training opportunities are available through:
Business Victoria workshops are designed for Victorian-based businesses and are currently delivered for free online via Zoom. Topics include starting your business, building resilience, marketing, finance, taking your business online and business planning.
Another free opportunity through the Victorian Government is the Upskill My Business program. This program includes short courses, online events and resources from the state’s top education providers and industry experts. Topics include: Accounting & Finance, Analytics, Business Basics, Business Recovery, Communication, Customer Expectations, Export, HR, Innovation, Leadership, Marketing, Retail, Sales, Sustainability & Technology.
The Melbourne Innovation Centre offers a low cost, high-quality, digital advisory services for small businesses For a package fee of $44, eligible businesses can access mentoring, workshops, webinars, and online courses.
The Australian Taxation Office offers a range of free webinars. Topics include starting a business, running a home-based business, tax essentials and record-keeping.