Business Training & Support

City of Mandurah runs free entrepreneurial education programs, designed to focus on both business and personal development. These programs are designed for people who want to start their own business and to explore a world full of opportunities and new pathways to success.

Mumpreneur 101

This program is for at Mums operating from home to assist in developing their business.

Topics include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Digital skill development
  • Understanding your business strengths
  • Guidance and insight from like-minded Mumpreneurs
  • Well being and mindset - what they mean for business goals
  • Understanding and access to support resources
  • Time management - dealing with business and home.

Next scheduled free workshop will be held in May 2016.

Artpreneur 101

This program is for visual artists, crafts persons, writers, designers and all creative talents who want to improve their knowledge and get tools to sell and promote their products.

Topics include:

  • Understand how to craft your personal brand
  • The difference between cost vs. value and the impact on your work
  • Researching your customers; local vs. global
  • Building your brand network; the best platforms for creatives
  • Effective ways to create online stores, manage payments and produce goods
  • Creative ways to find consumers and grow public relations
  • Storytelling; What is the next chapter for your consumers?
  • Network with like-minded creatives who want some commercial insights

Next scheduled free workshop will be held May 2016.


Migrant Women Entrepreneur Program 101

This program is specifically designed for migrant women from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.

Topics include:

  • Creating a business goal
  • What you need to know about checking ideas
  • Why looking after yourself matters
  • Managing your time and your responsibilities
  • Dealing with finances
  • Getting to know your customers
  • Technology tips and tricks
  • Putting plans into action
  • Where to get support

Next scheduled free workshop will be held October 2016.