Taking the leap into a new business venture, expanding into new markets, or trying to figure out how to turn your innovative service or product into a viable business opportunity can be daunting. Find out what business education opportunities are available through the Western Australian Government.
Commercialisation education and information
Innovation, and more importantly turning innovative ideas into viable business opportunities, is one of our key focus areas.
We are currently in the process of expanding our services currently provided through the Innovation Centre WA. This includes the delivery of education and information programs in the following areas:
- Know what investors want
- Preparing a business plan
- Determining how much money you need
- How to make an investment pitch
- Basic business courses
- Building and managing a team
- Preparing for growth
- Apply for and accessing government grants and programs
- Extracting value from intellectual assets.
To find out more about upcoming educational and information programs please contact the Innovation Centre WA (www.innovation.wa.gov.au).
Business education offered by other Government agencies
Small Business Development Corporation
The Small Business Development Corporation provides independent guidance and information to existing and/or intending small business owners and through innovative programs to assist small business.
Small business centres are located in city and country areas across Western Australia. The centres offer free assistance and support to new and existing businesses through the following services:
- Free practical business assistance
- Referral to specialist advisers (e.g. accountants, lawyers)
- Assistance with approvals and regulations
- Business workshops
- Business information
- Problem solving.
For more information visit the Small Business Development Corporation's website (www.sbdc.com.au).