Webinar: How to start a business

Next date: Tuesday, 06 June 2023 | 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

How to start a small business seminar

Starting a business is an exciting milestone. This workshop helps emerging entrepreneurs to be aware, upfront, of what a transition to self-employment and owning a business involves. Learn how to bring focus to the business concept for strategic advantage.

Understand how to identify a clear vision and key objectives for your new business. Have clarity around what are your core products or services.

This workshop will impart practical tips to minimise risks and maximise success. Participants will gain access to tools such as a template to develop a succinct and effective one page business plan.

In this webinar you will

  • Understand the cash flow quadrant and the transition to being self-employed
  • Learn about the critical importance of having a clear vision and key objectives for your business
  • Utilise the enterprise plus one page business plan template and other tools.

You will leave this webinar with the ability to

  • Avoid surprises and pitfalls whilst transitioning to self-employment and/or business ownership
  • Understand decision making made easier by adhering to your vision and key objectives
  • Avoid distractions and bring focus to time management and allocation of cash and resources by following your business plan.

Meet your presenter - Court Sayer-Roberts

Court is a qualified small business financial counsellor with over 20 years of management experience, including 9 years at the senior management level within the food manufacturing industry in New Zealand and Australia, overseeing the production and launch of major food brands and products.

Court has experienced first hand the challenges that rural businesses face, having been through drought periods himself with both SunRice and his own businesses in Leeton, which include small business consulting, and owner/operator of a café and catering business.

Court works closely with small businesses in building and coaching high-performing teams and individuals to meet their goals, as well as helping develop business relationships with their key stakeholders through changing environments. This means helping simplify business processes and understanding finances to make informed decisions.

Court provides small business advice in the local government areas of Leeton, Griffith, Narrandera, Hay, Edward River, and Murray River. He can also assist with navigating the extensive range of government assistance packages available.

Meet your host - Alan Pomering

Alan’s experience in small business has involved running a media firm for over two decades, providing freelance editorial copy and photography content to a wide range of consumer and trade publications, locally and internationally, providing public relations support for small tourism businesses, producing a regional restaurant guide and a travel newsletter that travel agencies distributed throughout Australia, and providing corporate training in customer service.

Alan offers management, consulting, and business advisory experience, having worked at a senior level in adult education and advising a range of companies, including accounting and legal practices, golf clubs, and wineries on topics from marketing to sustainability.

Formal qualifications in business include a bachelor’s degree in economics, an MBA with a specialisation in marketing, and a doctorate in marketing.

Also, qualified in education, teaching English to non-English speakers, and webpage design (Certified Internet Webmaster).


  • Tuesday, 06 June 2023 | 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


Online webinar, Campbelltown, 2560