Future Proof Your Business

Wed 5 May

Future Proof Your Business

Ongoing impacts of COVID-19, coupled with JobKeeper support recently ending, means it is more important than ever for small businesses have a plan and strategy in place to best ensure future success.

This full day workshop will provide you with a blueprint for the way you do business to improve your profitability and sustainability in the future.

Guests can choose to attend the full day (recommended) or individual sessions.

Key Details

Date: Wednesday 5 May

Time: 9am to 4pm

Cost: $50+bf Full Day / $25+bf Per Session

Venue: Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture 4510

*Morning tea and lunch provided


Workshop 1: Strategic Planning in Volatile Times

(9.00am- 11.00am)

  • Develop or confirm your business vision and sustainable competitive advantage
  • Identify your current and future competitors
  • Identify where you are NOW, WHERE you want to be and HOW you are going to get there
  • Develop (or review) your strategic business plan highlighting key strategies and detailed actions to help you identify and achieve your business goals.

Workshop 2: Cash flow and financial management

(11.15am - 1.15pm)

  • Understand the financial risks associated with failing to plan, monitor and review your budgets and forecasts
  • Develop your financial management techniques
  • Gain valuable tips on how to manage and forecast cash flow
  • Create strategies and controls to preserve cash reserves
  • Gain practical tips on how to use Xero to monitor your financial performance (presented by Xero)

Workshop 3: Protecting your Profit

(2.15pm - 4.00pm)

  • Understand your key profit drivers
  • Know how to identify and track your key profit drivers
  • Why profit does not equal cash and what you can do about it
  • Potential funding and Government Support options (including how to access Grant Funding)

About the presenter

Dianne Brown is a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland. She specialises in identifying the underlying causes of poor profit performance and peeling back inefficiencies undermining your profitability.

How to attend this workshop

This workshop will be hosted at Caboolture Hub, 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture 4510. Please note this workshop will adhere to COVID safety measures as recommended by Queensland Health.

To adhere to physical distancing restrictions there will be very limited spaces available to attend the workshop.

This workshop is proudly presented by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT), SRJ Walker Wayland and Xero, and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council.

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