How to Start and Run a Business

How to Start and Run a Business

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Starting Your Own Small Business - Sydney Course

This one day workshop is designed for persons who wish to learn what is involved in starting their own small business. It would particularly suit those who are currently working as employees in either a trade or an office. This very practical workshop course will open your eyes as to the best way to set up your own business.

Course Outline

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Advantages/disadvantages of starting your own small business
  • Choosing your business name and registering it
  • Importance of the Government website
  • Locating your small business – home-based or other
  • Choice of business structure – sole trader, partnership or limited company
  • Advertising and Social Media
  • Networking
  • Legal requirements
  • Administrative requirements
  • Calculating your End of Year results – taxation implications
  • Claim expenses against your business income
  • Make use of your friends to help your business
  • Order an appropriate Business Card for your business
  • Decide whether you need an accountant and/or solicitor
  • Decide whether you will need to pay GST
  • Keep total ownership and control of your business

Course Outcome

  • At the end of the course, you will be able to start your own business with confidence.

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Basic course material will be provided
  • Lunch, drink, refreshments

Prerequisite: Essential

  • This course is particularly suitable for those who are currently working as employees in either a trade or an office.

Delivery Mode

  • This course is delivered in a classroom setting, and is presented in a relaxed, non-threatening manner with lots of interaction between teachers and participants, including the participants themselves.