Professional Support

Professional Support

Helping You Start and Grow Your Own Business

BUSINESS OWNERS NEED advisers, coaches and other supportive people around them to make their business a success, whether a new venture or an existing business.

When you do our online business training courses, you will have a ready-made support network. Our online training courses have been developed by people who actually do run businesses and work successfully for themselves. These businesses are both bricks and mortar (offline) and online businesses.

Therefore our courses draw on real-life case studies and scenarios that are relevant and not purely theoretical. You can be confident that the work, research and learning you do in our Business Course will lead to new strategies to help you grow and manage the various aspects of your business — in the real world.


Our Course Contributors and Coaches

Our courses contributors and coaches include chartered accountants, writers, sales coaches and successful business owners. These people have contributed to the small business course with their own real life scenarios and examples.

Most of our support team have completed the business course or operate their own independent businesses. These people are available to help you succeed with your goals, keep you on track to achieve your goals or simply help you navigate around the course and learning management system.

They can also assist you with tips on where you can find relevant information to help you in your business, give advice on your product and service costings and whether your expectations are justified. Our coaching is done via telephone and will keep you on track and help you create a realistic plan that results in profits.

A little about Steve Slisar; Course Contributor and Coach

Preferred Profile Picture - business startup, marketing, bookkeeping and sales coursesAs a business owner and startup investor, Steve identifies business and technology trends and opportunities. Steve analyses the strategic resource requirements in technology, systems and HR, and then implements these resources to manage and grow business operations. He is also highly experienced in strategic marketing, both direct and online, to increase brand awareness and revenue.

Steve looks for investment opportunities where he can play a pivotal role to commercialise the business and realise its full value. This process includes the negotiation for the purchase and sale of businesses and shares. Steve likes to work with technology to provide innovative products and services to customers while achieving financial and operational goals.

Read more about our other course contributors and coaches


Our Course Support Options

Course Support optionsWhether you do our Business StartUp Course, Digital courses or Xero courses, all of our online training courses come with responsive online support as well as phone support. Our Complete Business Cloud Package also comes with a dedicated course completion coach.

Learn more about our Business Support


Share a Cuppa with an Entrepreneur!

Business Owner InterviewsBusiness advice from entrepreneurs

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to sit down and chew the fat over a cuppa with various entrepreneurs? Wouldn’t it be useful to learn from their mistakes, without having to go through the pain yourself? Why reinvent the wheel?

As part of our Business StartUp Course, you are privy to invaluable tips and information from proven experts in business — all in an informal and interesting way, just as if you were sharing a cup of coffee with them, via our Business Owner Interviews.

Our mission is to pass on business information that is authentic and relevant and, to this end, we have assembled the wisdom from some successful Australian business owners and made this information available for you.

Some of the topics covered include:Online webinars for business advice

  • Permission-based marketing
  • Google Adwords, local search and more
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Relationship and referral marketing
  • Business structures including Sole traders, companies, partnerships and trusts
  • How to raise finance for your business
  • Accounting software programs
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Using Microsoft Excel efficiently
  • Steps to take to sell your business
  • Using social media to improve your brand
  • How to protect your brand
  • Tools to help you with customer service
  • Tips to help your customers recommend you
  • Using Mobile to increase sales
  • How to motivate your staff members, and much more…

Learn from professionals in an animated and absorbing way and listen as they are asked questions about the topics they know.

Read more about what you get in our Business StartUp Course

Get Your Free Business Strategy Analysis

David Hall business coach and mentorWORKING WITH A BUSINESS COACH gives you access to information about what strategies you can be adopting, what software programs you can be using, and where you can be sourcing your information to help your business be more productive.

Start the ball rolling with your free, no-obligation Business Needs Analysis

Free Business Strategy Needs Analysis



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