Design and Grow Your Digital Presence
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New free program to help small businesses adapt and innovate
La Trobe University is inviting small business-owners, especially those based throughout regional Victoria, to apply for a free online program to help them adapt and future-proof their business in the face of COVID-19. Design and Grow Your Digital Presence, funded by Business Victoria and developed in partnership with Investible, is a leading early-stage investment group and experts in entrepreneurial and business development.
Delivered fully online and at no cost to participants, the program will support small business across a wide range of sectors, including hospitality, tourism, health and fitness, retail, manufacturing and the arts.
Over the eight weeks, you will be guided by experts on how you can position your business to thrive, not just survive. Using a proven framework, you dig deep into your business model and learn how to map out the future of your business.
You’ll also gain access to growing virtual library of expert-led resources on key topics including Digital Strategy, Analytics, Email Marketing, SEO & SEM, Social Media, Storytelling and more.
This program is part of suite of courses La Trobe has offered in recent months to help businesses and individuals recover from the impact of COVID-19, including a free online leadership program delivered by the University’s renowned MBA program.
What does the program offer business owners?
Master the tools you need to grow
Learn what you need to move forward into a new digital age with confidence and supercharge your sales, marketing, and communication strategies.
Flexible remote learning
Participate from anywhere with virtual expert workshops, personalised mentoring and online learning modules developed by the business development experts at Investible.
An active support community
Join an exclusive community of like-minded business owners who are facing similar challenges and harness the power of the ‘network effect’.
Easy application process opens 22 July and closes 10 August. Program commences 17 August 2020
Attend workshops delivered over 8 weeks
Applications open Wednesday 22 July
Applications close Monday 10 August
Applicants notified by Wednesday 12 August
Onboarding of program commences Thursday 13 August
Week 1 of program commences Monday 17 August
For further information, please get in contact: [email protected]