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BisNet Breakfast - Kylie Bartlett

Date:03 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: TBA
Details: Venue: Craig's Royal Hotel, 10 Lydiard Street South
Time: 7.00am - 9am

Our first BisNet breakfast will feature Kylie Bartlett, better known as the 'Web Celeb' an International public speaker who will share her unique take on social media and the strategies required to succeed in the new economy, followed by a social media workshop with local company JRM Social.

Social Media Workshop
Date: 3 Mar 2015 to follow BisNet Breakfast
Members: Free
Non Members: $20 or Free if you attend BisNet
Venue: Craig's Royal hotel, 10 Lydiard St Sth
Time:
Workshop 1- Beginner: 9.00am - 10.30am
Workshop 2 - Advanced: 11.00am - 12.30pm

Details:

Workshop 1: The introductory workshop has been specially designed for newcomers to social media, and will use plain English to explain how to set up accounts, build a community and promote your business.

Workshop 2: This session is for those who already have an established Facebook Business Page and are actively trying to market their business on Facebook in the most effective manner.

REGISTRATIONS NOW CLOSED


Tax Banter Quarterly Tax Update

Date:04 Mar 2015
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Craig's Royal Hotel
10 Lydiard Street Ballarat
Email : janej@trgaccountants.com.au
Phone: 53048200
Details: Cost
Member $200
Non-Member $215

Time: 3.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Event Code: VI158656

CPA Australia's Ballarat Branch is delighted to invite you to attend a Tax Banter Quarterly Tax Update with a Special Topic: Rewarding Employees:
- Taxation implications for employers rewarding employees outside the salary package with benefits such as gift vouchers, memberships, social events and contributions towards further education
- Savings to the employee salary packaging
- Employee share schemes
- Employee Benefit Trusts

Presented by: TaxBanter - Linda Rose


Speednet Events Ballarat - Women Only

Date:10 Mar 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

12.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Commerce Ballarat Annual General Meeting

Date:11 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: TBA
Time: 6pm - 7pm

ONLY MEMBERS CAN REGISTER TO ATTEND
Details: Commerce Ballarat Annual General Meeting, Drinks and savouries provided

Expressions of Interest are now open to join the Commerce Ballarat board, for more information please contact Jodie@commerceballarat.com.au
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Corporate Governance in the 21st century: contemporary issues & major challenges

Date:11 Mar 2015
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Craigs Royal Hotel 10 Lydiard Street South Ballarat
Email : janej@trgaccountants.com.au
Phone: 0417 131 494

This is a CPA Australia organised event
CPA Australia Members: $35.00
Non Members: $45.00

Mark Schultz, Director of Governance Today Pty Ltd, will discuss the major issues and challenges facing Boards. Key areas to be discussed:
- Duties & responsibilities governance principles
- Sustainability & viability
- Risk management
- Compliance
- Performance management
- Board structure & succession All attendees will receive a complimentary e-book, Governance Today. One copy of Mark's popular book publication Good governance, good business will be offered as a prize at the event.

Mark Schultz is now recognised as one of the leading advisors and commentators on corporate governance in Victoria. With over 25 years' experience and knowledge developed by working in this area as both advisor and board member/director, Mark is well placed to present a challenging and informative session on corporate governance in both the public and private sectors. In addition, Mark has published extensively on this topic, including:
- His book Good governance, good business published in 2013
- Ebook Governance Insights Vol 1, 2014 - Ebook Governance Insights Vol 2, 2015
- Governance Matters , a series of articles published in a monthly business magazine and collated into a single publication; Vol 1 2015
- Weekly blog , on anything and everything relating to contemporary corporate governance and published at www.governanectoday.com

Furthermore, Mark has invested in his own professional development by attending 2 five day programs (2012 and 2014) on corporate governance at the Harvard Business School in the Boston, USA. These programs enabled Mark to participate in an intense learning program and share this unique experience with likeminded people from across the world.


**WASTE in your business...the silent killer**

Date:12 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Laminex Ballarat, 22 Trewin Street, Wendouree VIC 3350
Email : contact@thinkperform.com.au
Phone: 1300 667 099

IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS THE CURRENT COST OF WASTE WITHIN YOUR WORKPLACE

Conducted by one of Australia's most innovative business improvement organisations, this workshop will help you understand the common forms of waste, the impact on profitability to your business and immediate actions you can take to address it.

In a competitive environment all aspects need to be considered. Some questions you should be asking yourself are:

- Are you consuming more resources than necessary?
- What ways can you reduce the costs of your products and services?
- Do you need to upskill your people through training and awareness?
- How can your business focus on and maintain continuous improvement?

Register today for Think Perform's incredible workshop that will help you understand the common forms of waste, the impact on profitability to your business and immediate actions you can take.

To register simply use this link:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/waste-in-your-business-tickets-15529696741


Growing Business Opportunities with China - Ballarat

Date:12 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Ballarat Lodge and Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Golden Point, Victoria 3350
Time: 2:45pm for 3:00pm start

Contact James Scullin -Regional Development Project Manager, Australia China Business Council
Email: james.scullin@acbc.com.au
Phone: 03 9347 3939

The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) is a membership-based, non-profit, non-governmental organisation comprising of a National Office, six Branches, and more than 1500 representatives from over 700 Australian companies who do business with China.
As part of the Growing Business Opportunities with China Project, ACBC Victoria, in partnership with Regional Development Victoria (RDV), invites you to attend an upcoming forum specifically designed to aid small to medium sized rural businesses in the Grampians region who are wanting to enter the China market.

The Keynote speakers will present on topics covering export and trade, tailored specifically for the Ballarat business community, as well as provide a platform to discuss issues and opportunities with your business colleagues and industry experts.

Convenor:
Mr. Barry White
Growing Business Opportunities with China Project Director

Speakers:
Mr. Campbell Jeffery
Managing Director, The Burchett Group The opportunities and challenges of agricultural exports to China

Mr. Mark Coleman
Director, International Customs and Logistics (ICAL) Overcoming the logistical constraints and changing regulations at China customs

Mr. Jim Lang
Managing Director, Trade Data Using import/export data to determine your China strategy

Ms. Kate Ritchie
Managing Director, Chin Communications Chinese Business Culture and Etiquette Local Business Case Study Speaker TBC

Register: http://bit.ly/1DUK8AT


Workshop: Marketing 101

Date:17 Mar 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: New to business and want a basic understanding of marketing – this is the workshop for you.

We will break down the ‘marketing' speak and give you an understanding of how you should be marketing your business.

At the workshop you will learn
- Develop a SWOT for your business and understand the importance of research
- Create a marketing mix and understand the significance of good strategy
- Develop an action plan and campaigns
- Understand points of entry into your business
- Maximise sales opportunities

To book: http://www.visionary-group.com.au/index.php/the-company/our-events/event/29-marketing-101


R&D Tax Incentive workshop

Date:17 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: TBA
Details: Venue: North Ballarat Sports Club
729 Creswick Road
Ballarat
Email : David.Elliott@industry.gov.au
Phone: 0429172068
Details: The Victorian office of AusIndustry – Business Services is pleased to advise that we are running a
series of regional workshops to aid companies in their understanding of the R&D Tax Incentive Programme.

These workshops are for any company undertaking Research and Development.

They are particularly directed towards those companies and their advisors with limited experience
in registering for the Research and Development Tax Incentive Programme; however companies
and advisors wishing for a refresher are also welcome.

The sessions include discussions on the annual registration process, how to determine
self-assessment of your core and supporting activities, what information is expected in the
registration form, and the compliance process undertaken by AusIndustry.

(It is important to note that the sessions do not address the ATO schedule of expenditure.)

The Ballarat session will take place at 10am on 17 March 2015 at the North Ballarat Sports Club, 729 Creswick Road.

You must register to attend. Please register at https://register.eventarc.com/28789/rd-tax-incentive-workshop-ballarat


Can your business afford a workplace claim under the Fair Work Act?

Date:18 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: Ballarat Lodge
Email : events@employsure.com.au
Phone: 1300 651 415
Time & date: 8am - 11am, 18 Mar 2015
Details: Based on reports...
-66% of bulling claims occurred to small and medium businesses
-8 out of 10 employees have experience inappropriate behaviours in the workplace
-1 in 5 employers will face a claim this year.

The statistics are alarming but you can avoid this.

You are invited to attend our free seminar to learn how to prevent the most common claims faced by business owners.

Topics include:
- Unfair dismissal
- Anti bullying laws
- Discrimination
- Managing independent contractors

We will also cover
- Top HR tips
- Recent Fair Work Act changes

As a business owner, you know that being legally compliant under the Fair Work Act relies on being aware of rules and regulations. With one of the best HR consultants presenting at this seminar, you will leave with the tools to avoid a workplace claim under the Fair Work Act.

Don't miss this opportunity- it will make all the difference.


FREE Resume Writing Seminar

Date:20 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: BALLARAT LIBRARY 178 Doveton Street North Ballarat
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Friday 20th March 9.30 am - 11.30 am

To reserve your place please telephone the library on 03 5338 6850 OR Carmel on 0407 143 431 OR email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au

BE QUICK! LIMITED PLACES!!

You are invited to attend a FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar where we will teach you how to structure the layout of your own Resume/CV and Cover Letter.

You will also learn how to find the keywords in a job advertisement, how to select the "Right" Referees, how to correctly address Key Selection Criteria and essential Interview Techniques to "Nail" that Interview and much much more......


Future of Your Business? Sell, Close or Work Til You Drop?

Date:23 Mar 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: TBA
Details: Venue: Bendigo Bank Office, 401 Sturt St Ballarat
Email : heather@profitedge.com.au
Phone: 0448150675
Details: Have you thought about the future of your business?

Where are you heading? Do you plan to sell, close or work til you drop?

If you are in business and have lost focus on where your business is heading, or have clear plans that you have not yet been able to achieve, then this seminar is for you.

In this 90 minute seminar you will learn
? How much you will need to retire in today's dollars
? What makes a business valuable and saleable
? What businesses actually sell for
? Identify how to increase the value of your business
? Develop a forward plan to increase the value of your business
? Get up to date financial advice for investing in your business

This seminar is hosted by Bendigo Bank, Profit Edge and BizAus, and will be held at the Bendigo Bank Office, 401 Sturt St Ballarat (2hr parking next to Oscars Café, just after the traffic lights)

We will be running 2 FREE sessions on Monday 23rd March. All you need to do is pick which seminar time suits you best

Session 1 – 3pm
or
Session 2 – 5:30pm

For further details or to book please email heather@profitedge.com.au or phone Heather on 0448 150 675.


Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)

Date:25 Mar 2015
Non Members: $495.00
Members: $495.00
Details:
Venue: Ballarat Library
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)
MAKE YOUR NEXT INVESTMENT THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE

Wednesday 25th March 2015
Location: Ballarat Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat 9.30am - 3.30pm

You will learn:
-How to identify the keywords in a job advertisement;
-The "secrets" of how to write your own professional "cutting edge" Resume/CV and Cover Letter;
-The answers to the most current Interview questions.

At the completion of the course you will obtain:
-A Certificate signed by your qualified Trainer and Assessor;
-A Resume/CV that will be on top of the interview pile;
-A Cover Letter that is uniquely tailored to reflect your personality;
-An Interview Thank You Letter, being your point of difference;
-The confidence and knowledge to "nail" the job of your dreams.

Bookings are ESSENTIAL and must be made 7 days PRIOR to the course date. Save $$$!
Be quick! Maximum of 5 people with limited places available. Secure your place by contacting Carmel Brown on 0407 143 431 or email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
You and Your Resume do not get a Second Chance to make a First Impression!


Speednet Events Ballarat - Women Only

Date:14 Apr 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

6.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Bank Risk, Dealing with Banks, and Alternative Sources of Finance

Date:15 Apr 2015
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Date: 15 April 2015
CPA Australia Members: $35
Non-members: $45
Venue: Craig's Hotel
Email : janej@trgaccountants.com.au
Phone: 5304 8200

CPA Australia Event

Due to popular demand, Neil Slonim of the Bank Doctor is presenting again in Ballarat between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm on Wedesday 15 April 2015 on the important topic of Bank Risk, Dealing with Banks, and Alternative Sources of Finance. What can you do to improve the chance of the bank being there if you need them? What can banks do? What non-bank finance options are available and what are their advantages and disadvantages?

Prior to establishing thebankdoctor.com.au in 2013 and Slonim Consulting Pty Ltd in 2008, Neil Slonim enjoyed a long and successful career at NAB, holding senior leadership positions in Corporate Banking, Business Banking and Credit. His experience as a banker combined with his vast industry knowledge and personal relationships with decision makers makes him the ideal go to person for businesses that need help with their banking relationships.

Neil is a founding principal of Athenaeum Capital Pty Ltd, which provides financial and management resources to actively steward the growth of small to medium sized private businesses.

Neil Slonim holds B.Ec. and MBA degrees from Monash University, is a CPA and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Commerce Ballarat Young Professionals Network Evening

Date:16 Apr 2015
Non Members: $20.00
Members: Free
Details: Proudly supported by Harwood Andrews
@PO Box Designs, 21 Peel Street North
Time: 5.30pm

This event provides young professionals with an opportunity to get together to build networks and strengthen relationships with like minded individuals.

First Drink and savouries provided.

More info to come!
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


FREE Resume Writing Seminar

Date:22 Apr 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: BALLARAT LIBRARY 178 Doveton Street North Ballarat
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Wednesday 22nd April 10.00 am - 12.00 pm.

To reserve your place please telephone the library on 03 5338 6850 OR Carmel on 0407 143 431 OR email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au

BE QUICK! LIMITED PLACES!!

You are invited to attend a FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar where we will teach you how to structure the layout of your own Resume/CV and Cover Letter.

You will also learn how to find the keywords in a job advertisement, how to select the "Right" Referees, how to correctly address Key Selection Criteria and essential Interview Techniques to "Nail" that Interview and much much more......


Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)

Date:29 Apr 2015
Non Members: $495.00
Members: $495.00
Details: Venue: Ballarat Library
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)
MAKE YOUR NEXT INVESTMENT THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE

Wednesday 29th April 2015
Location: Ballarat Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat 9.30am - 3.30pm

You will learn:
-How to identify the keywords in a job advertisement;
-The "secrets" of how to write your own professional "cutting edge" Resume/CV and Cover Letter;
-The answers to the most current Interview questions.

At the completion of the course you will obtain:
-A Certificate signed by your qualified Trainer and Assessor;
-A Resume/CV that will be on top of the interview pile;
-A Cover Letter that is uniquely tailored to reflect your personality;
-An Interview Thank You Letter, being your point of difference;
-The confidence and knowledge to "nail" the job of your dreams.

Bookings are ESSENTIAL and must be made 7 days PRIOR to the course date. Save $$$!
Be quick! Maximum of 5 people with limited places available. Secure your place by contacting Carmel Brown on 0407 143 431 or email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
You and Your Resume do not get a Second Chance to make a First Impression!


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:12 May 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details: Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

6.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Workshop: Create An Online Business

Date:19 May 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: This workshop is tailored for people who would like to start an online business or move their existing business online. And stuck with the first steps

Those who have or planning for major changes like Babies, Semi-retirement, Going ‘on-the-road', Retrenchment

And don't understand how to make it happen

At this workshop we will explore
- Options for business types
- Matching skills, experience and passion
- Understanding the online environment

To book: http://www.visionary-group.com.au/index.php/the-company/our-events/event/30-create-an-online-business


Business Day Out 2015

Date:20 May 2015
Non Members: $250.00
Members: $215.00
Details: Venue: Novotel Forest Resort Creswick
Time: Registrations open at 8am for an 8:45am start
Business Day Out 2015 is a fully catered one-day conference. The day will consist of four guest speakers; Morris Miselowski - Sharon Williams - Brad Smith - Paull Jeffrey. Throughout the day participants will have a chance to interact with other like minded business people.

Early bird ticket prices end 2 March 2015

Regular Ticket Prices
Commerce Ballarat Members: $215
Non Members: $250
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


The Big Business Secret for SMEs

Date:21 May 2015
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Craigs Royal Hotel (Princess Room)
10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat
Email : nigel.fitzpatrick@fifocapital.com
Phone: 0417131494

This is a CPA Australia organised event to be held between 5.30 pm and 7.00 pm on 21 May 2015. Tea and coffee provided.

Cost: CPA Members: $35; Non-Members $45.

-Has the growth slowed or stopped in your business?
-Has the enjoyment and challenge dwindled to become a daily chore?
-Are you trying to improve profitability but often hitting the wall with limited progress?
-Do you feel trapped in your business and believe there must be a better answer?
-Have you considered Strategic Acquisitions as a way to grow and solve most of these problems?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you must attend this event to learn 'The Big Business Secret for SMEs'.

Our presenter for this event is Warren Otter, CPA, MBA and award-winning business owner and CEO. In 2014, Warren launched his first book 'Crank It UP', to provide owners of small and medium business the tools and strategy to grow their businesses significantly and safely.

At this event, Warren will share with you valuable tips on how to:
-Clarify why you are in business and not just in a job
-Understand which business you are really in
-Grow your business through acquisitions
-Avoid the most common mistakes made by small business owners

Warren's passionate and enthusiastic approach to business will take you on a valuable and empowering journey through knowledge, story-telling and shared experiences to boost your understanding of the opportunities and provide you with strategies that you can immediately apply.

This is an interactive session, targeted to business owners and entrepreneurs, CPAs who work with owners of small to medium size business, and anyone looking to grow and create a successful business.

To ensure maximum value for attendees, this event will have limited places available to attend.


FREE Resume Writing Seminar

Date:22 May 2015
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: BALLARAT LIBRARY 178 Doveton Street North Ballarat
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Friday 22nd May 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm.

To reserve your place please telephone the library on 03 5338 6850 OR Carmel on 0407 143 431 OR email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au

BE QUICK! LIMITED PLACES!!

You are invited to attend a FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar where we will teach you how to structure the layout of your own Resume/CV and Cover Letter.

You will also learn how to find the keywords in a job advertisement, how to select the "Right" Referees, how to correctly address Key Selection Criteria and essential Interview Techniques to "Nail" that Interview and much much more......


Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)

Date:27 May 2015
Non Members: $495.00
Members: $495.00
Details: Venue: Ballarat Library
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)
MAKE YOUR NEXT INVESTMENT THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE

Wednesday 27th May 2015
Location: Ballarat Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat 9.30am - 3.30pm

You will learn:
-How to identify the keywords in a job advertisement;
-The "secrets" of how to write your own professional "cutting edge" Resume/CV and Cover Letter;
-The answers to the most current Interview questions.

At the completion of the course you will obtain:
-A Certificate signed by your qualified Trainer and Assessor;
-A Resume/CV that will be on top of the interview pile;
-A Cover Letter that is uniquely tailored to reflect your personality;
-An Interview Thank You Letter, being your point of difference;
-The confidence and knowledge to "nail" the job of your dreams.

Bookings are ESSENTIAL and must be made 7 days PRIOR to the course date. Save $$$!
Be quick! Maximum of 5 people with limited places available. Secure your place by contacting Carmel Brown on 0407 143 431 or email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
You and Your Resume do not get a Second Chance to make a First Impression!


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:09 Jun 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

12.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Valuation for the sale of a business

Date:17 Jun 2015
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Craigs Royal Hotel (Reading Room)
10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat
Email : janej@trgaccountants.com.au
Phone: 53048200

This is a CPA Australia organised event.
The cost for CPA Australia members is $35
Cost for non-members is $45
(tea and coffee provided)

The event will cover:
- The skills and qualifications required to value a business.
- Who use valuation reports and do they have varying requirements?
- Preparation and things to consider when valuing a business.
- Business valuation methods. Which one(s) do you chose?
- The risks and challenges in valuing a business.
- How can businesses create value and get ready for sale?

Our presenter for this event is Lachlan McColl (BCom, CA, BV Specialist FFin) who is Corporate Finance Director, Crowe Horwath, Geelong.

Lachie's core expertise includes the valuation of businesses, legal entities, shareholder equity and intangible assets.

Lachie joined Crowe Horwath in 2011 having previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for five years where he gained considerable valuations experience. He also has over six years financial accounting and audit experience working in Melbourne and abroad.

Lachie has performed valuations for ownership changes (e.g. partnership exit, new shareholder and re-organisation); marital and shareholder disputes; independent expert reports; sale and acquisition of business or shares (public and private); capital management; tax consolidation and restructuring; purchase price accounting; impairment testing; and transfer pricing for intangible assets including intellectual property.


Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)

Date:24 Jun 2015
Non Members: $495.00
Members: $495.00
Details:
Venue: Ballarat Library
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)
MAKE YOUR NEXT INVESTMENT THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE

Wednesday 24th June 2015
Location: Ballarat Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat 9.30am - 3.30pm

You will learn:
-How to identify the keywords in a job advertisement;
-The "secrets" of how to write your own professional "cutting edge" Resume/CV and Cover Letter;
-The answers to the most current Interview questions.

At the completion of the course you will obtain:
-A Certificate signed by your qualified Trainer and Assessor;
-A Resume/CV that will be on top of the interview pile;
-A Cover Letter that is uniquely tailored to reflect your personality;
-An Interview Thank You Letter, being your point of difference;
-The confidence and knowledge to "nail" the job of your dreams.

Bookings are ESSENTIAL and must be made 7 days PRIOR to the course date. Save $$$!
Be quick! Maximum of 5 people with limited places available. Secure your place by contacting Carmel Brown on 0407 143 431 or email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
You and Your Resume do not get a Second Chance to make a First Impression!


Workshop: Your Website An Integral Part of Your Business

Date:21 Jul 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: If you already have a website or would like to learn about going online, this workshop will help you to understand the terminology that web developers use and also to create a website that is functional and future proofed.

We will provide you with:
- An introduction to Digital Strategy
- An overview of the internet and how it works including domain names and hosting requirements
- An explanation on CMS and also tell you about the system we use
- We will tell you the pro's and con's of free and cheap website providers and offer you an alternative
- Provide you with some basic SEO hints and tips
– helping your customer find your website
- Providing you with some information on how to create a functional website that ensures your website is more than a marketing tool


Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)

Date:29 Jul 2015
Non Members: $495.00
Members: $495.00
Details: Venue: Ballarat Library
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431
Details: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques Course (ONE DAY ONLY)
MAKE YOUR NEXT INVESTMENT THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE

Wednesday 29th July 2015
Location: Ballarat Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat 9.30am - 3.30pm

You will learn:
-How to identify the keywords in a job advertisement;
-The "secrets" of how to write your own professional "cutting edge" Resume/CV and Cover Letter;
-The answers to the most current Interview questions.

At the completion of the course you will obtain:
-A Certificate signed by your qualified Trainer and Assessor;
-A Resume/CV that will be on top of the interview pile;
-A Cover Letter that is uniquely tailored to reflect your personality;
-An Interview Thank You Letter, being your point of difference;
-The confidence and knowledge to "nail" the job of your dreams.

Bookings are ESSENTIAL and must be made 7 days PRIOR to the course date. Save $$$!
Be quick! Maximum of 5 people with limited places available. Secure your place by contacting Carmel Brown on 0407 143 431 or email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
You and Your Resume do not get a Second Chance to make a First Impression!


Workshop: Marketing An Online Business

Date:15 Sep 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: Do you have an online presence but finding that it is not working for you? This workshop is a Masterclass that will see you create a strategy to drive more traffic and sales to your business. This is suitable for businesses with an online or physical shop front.

We will provide you with:
- A Digital Strategy template
- Digital Footprint review
- Discussion on the importance of website and social media in an integrated strategy
- Overview of optimisation and what it means


Workshop: Marketing An Online Business

Date:15 Sep 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: Do you have an online presence but finding that it is not working for you? This workshop is a Masterclass that will see you create a strategy to drive more traffic and sales to your business. This is suitable for businesses with an online or physical shop front.

We will provide you with:
- A Digital Strategy template
- Digital Footprint review
- Discussion on the importance of website and social media in an integrated strategy
- Overview of optimisation and what it means

Link to book: http://www.visionary-group.com.au/index.php/the-company/our-events/event/33-marketing-an-online-business


Workshop: Creating An Effective Social Media Presence

Date:17 Nov 2015
Non Members: $33.00
Members: $33.00
Details: Venue: The Ansonia on Lydiard
Email : info@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: Social media is overwhelming, confusing and worse time consuming – all true – but used correctly it is also a very effective way for you to engage with your audience.

This workshop will demystify social media.

We will discuss
- An introduction to Digital Strategy
- A brief history of social media and the demographics of users
- An overview of the top 7 social media platforms
- Why you should be involved with social media
- An introduction to the role of Social Media with Integrated Marketing and SEO
- How to create a Social Media marketing portfolio
- Managing Social Media in your business
– where to start

Link to book: http://www.visionary-group.com.au/index.php/the-company/our-events/event/34-creating-an-effective-social-media-presence


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