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Training & Events

Council is delighted to deliver a range of events, workshops and expert talks to support and help our important, valued and respected business community. These events are designed to provide the most up-to-date information and education on topics that are relevant to owning and/or operating a business in today's fast paced environment.


Business Mentoring Program

Is your business in an accelerated growth phase?  Are you feeling overwhelmed with the challenges and the opportunities that you have? The City of Ryde is here to support you and your business by funding a number of scholarship positions to participate in the MAP Institute business mentoring Scholarship Program. The MAP Institute Scholarship Program brings the benefits and power of boardroom diversity to your growing business to enhance certainty, generate consistency and inspire innovation.

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Upcoming Events

Café Forum: Build a successful Café and stop the Struggle

DIGITAL | CAFÉ FORUM: BUILD A SUCCESSFUL CAFÉ AND STOP THE STRUGGLE | YOUR CUSTOMERS
17 May 2021 at 2.30 pm
Join presenter Katherine Blizard as she helps understand how your customers think. Find out more

Business Skills for Creative

January - June 2021
Local creatives looking to develop their business skills should sign up for this series of five professional development workshops. The free online workshops run once a month and feature topics ranging from marketing and communications through to understanding your finances. 

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Webinars

Webinars by AusIndustry

Free webinars are available for businesses navigating the impacts of COVID-19 from AusIndustry, the Australian Government's agency for delivering assistance, programs and services which support industry, research and innovation.

Webinars by the Australian Tax Office (ATO)

ATO are running free webinars - 12 public sessions every day, focusing on topics that are essential to businesses struggling due to COVID-19. Topics include but are not limited to introduction to tax basics, tax Support for Small Business (covers the stimulus measures), myGovID and RAM (needed to access ATO online services), home-based business, activity statement essentials, budgeting for your commitments, cash flow for small business success.

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NSW Business Connect Program Webinars & Workshops

Delivered through Realise Business, the informational webinars listed below will help you work out what steps to take next for your small business while social distancing measures are in place. For online workshops, visit Business Connect.  


RECORDED WEBINARS


Past Webinars

past webinars brought to you by the city of ryde 
PAST WEBINARS BROUGHT TO YOU BY the CITY OF RYDE AND REALISE BUSINESS
PAST WEBINARS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE CITY OF RYDE AND THE AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE

Programs

Business Opportunity Accelerator Program

In association with Macquarie University, we’re running the Business Opportunity Accelerator (BOA) program for businesses in the City of Ryde. 

Successful applicants to the program will be provided with a small student team from Macquarie University who will research post COVID-19 growth opportunities for your organisation and produce a tailored report with their findings and recommendations.

Spaces for the pilot program are limited, but a waiting list will be assembled and applicants contacted for any future run of the program.

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Other Events

Switching on Clean Energy

Please note that this event has been postponed. Further details about the postponed date will be announced when available.

This exclusive event will bring together top-level management members involved in the decision-making processes for established businesses in Macquarie Park and North Ryde to discuss opportunities and best investments for your business to take the lead and make the switch to renewable energy.

Community of Practice - Women in Business Meeting

Community of Practice Meetings will continue to be held as virtual meetings for the remainder of 2020.  For more information, please contact the City of Ryde Economic Development Coordinator on 9952 8222.

Last updated on 30 April 2021