Starting Your Business: How to turn an idea into a business

11 Feb 2020 9:30am

WORKSHOP SERIES – Workshop 1 of 4

This workshop is the first in a series of four workshops. You can book workshops individually, or book and pay for all four to receive them at the discounted price of $60.



Book for just this workshop at the bottom of this page.


*Please bring a fully-charged laptop/electronic device with you so you can refer to the online workbook in the workshop.


Prepare to get your bright idea off the ground, step by step, at this essential planning workshop packed with vital start-up tips, tools and expert guidance that will prepare you to give your business the best chance of success.

Come to grips with everything you  need to know before you get started and walk away prepared with a clear vision of the next steps needed to turn your idea into business reality.

There are no guarantees in business, but often it’s what you do before you get started that will ensure those vital first steps are on the right path for the best chance of success.

So, take the guesswork out of your next steps and  get ready and fully prepared to get your business  off to the right start at this practical three and a half-hour workshop led by an experienced small business operator with real-life know-how and lots  of insight to share.

Find out how to plan, prepare and test your business idea, step by step, in a small group setting that will equip you to make informed decisions about what you need to do next to minimise the risks and make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead.

Come away armed with practical tools and templates, expert tips and advice, and a head  start on where to access the right support in future.

Includes a free follow-up one-on-one mentoring session with an experienced small business mentor who will tailor advice and information for your individual circumstances.

Get ready to take your business from idea to reality and onwards to success at this essential workshop, one of many that have helped businesses in Victoria get started for more than 10 years.

Learn how to:

  • Test your idea, product or service
  • Access your business readiness and next steps to fill any gaps
  • Analyse your market
  • Decide the business structure that's right for you
  • Understand and manage your business risks and opportunities
  • Prepare a business plan
  • Complete all the steps to register and set up your business
  • Access ongoing advice and support to help your business grow


Julia HebbWorkshop presenter: Julia Hebb, Juro Business Services

Initially employed at Ernst and Young, Julia then moved into the financial services and manufacturing sectors, before starting her own business consulting to SMES and the not-for-profit sector.

Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, financial modeling, small business mentoring, project management, financial analysis and industry analytics. 


Date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Time: 9.30am - 1pm
Venue: Knox City Council, Room 3, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
Cost: $30

Note: FULL PAYMENT is required prior to the commencement of the session. If payment is not received 48 hours prior to the session your place may be given to someone on the waiting list. 48 Hours notice of cancellation is required to obtain a refund.

Knox City Council