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Migrant business ready scholarship
  • Last updated:
  • 29 Nov 2021

Migrant Business Ready Scholarship will support eight micro or small businesses to establish and plan for growth. The scholarship program will be conducted through a specially designed series of workshops as well as opportunities to connect with the Sunshine Coast business community. 

The scholarship features

Six training workshops and two personal coaching sessions facilitated by highly experienced Business Coach and Trainer Danielle Duncan from Learning Coach.

Workshop schedule includes

  • Idea modelling
    Test and trial your business idea, identify real markets and customers, and develop a clear focus on a feasible product or service.
  • Process planning
    Map out business systems and structures, including production and/or distribution methods, customer service strategies and other fundamental policies and procedures.  
  • Financial planning
    Build your understanding of the financial management requirements for your business. Clarify your product and service pricing, sales targets and business expenses.  
  • Business communications
    Understand fundamental communication channels to support your business starting up. Walk away with a sales and marketing strategy to activate your business communications. 
  • Legal compliance
    Learn about legal and legislative requirements, business registration and branding.
  • Business leadership
    The final workshop will bring together all the workshops to refine your direction and activate your ideas. 

Expressions of interest have closed for 2021

Please email commdevelopment@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au for more information.