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Fundamentals of Business

Getting your business fundamentals right

There have been many recent changes in the laws, regulations and policies that impact how businesses operate and function.

Keep a step ahead of it and get the edge to ensure your business does not just survive, but thrives in this climate.

Training Program

This full day session provides attendees with an overview of the fundamental concepts of:

Each topic will cover best practice and the impacts the relevant changes that have come through from Government will have on a day-to-day basis in your business.

These are crucial areas in understanding how to run a business successfully both from an employee and commercial perspective.

9:15am – 9:30amRegistration
9:30am – 10:amIntroduction and training overview
10:00 – 11:15Session 1: Human Capital Management
  • Recruitment & interviewing
  • Setting employees up for success
  • Dealing with employee challenges: performance management or investigations
  • Create high performance team: culture building & effective leadership
This session will include an interactive component.
11:15am – 11:30amBreak and reflection
11:30am – 12:45pmSession 2: Commercial Matters
  • Debt Management – Prevention, Management and Handling disputes – what is best practice around invoicing and debt recovery ?
  • Tendering – Are you tendering for success and the contract terms ?
This session will include an interactive component.
12:45pm – 1:15pmLunch and reflection on session 2
1:15pm – 2:30pmSession 3: Workplace Relations
  • Review the recent industrial relations changes and the impact these have on employment arrangements ie contract reviews, new leave provisions, limitations on pay secrecy and fixed-term arrangements
  • Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements – common interpretation issues
  • Handling on-site industrial relations issues – Right of entry, Union disputes
This session will include an interactive component.
2:30pm – 2:45pmBreak and reflection on session 3
2:45pm – 4:00pmSession 4: Business Growth
  • Business growth through the lense of risk management
  • Unpacking the risks when planning for growth, from the
    perspective of:
    – Legal
    – Financial
    – People
    – Operational
This session will be tailored to businesses represented in the group and address relvant risks and mitigation strategies.

This session will include an interactive component.
4:00pm – 4:30pmReflection and wrap up

For more information or to book call 1300 445 687


The training will benefit site Business Owners, General Managers, Office Managers and Administrators who are responsible for managing employees, developing company culture and growing the business.

Attendees will apply the fundamental business concepts discussed to their own environment and have the confidence to implement positive growth strategies for the future.


This facilitated training session is delivered face-to-face at our office in South Melbourne or online.

The program is a combination of theory and practical learning with application directed back to your business scenario.