Businesses apply for training
LOCAL company, Toowoomba IT Solutions is one of 47 successful bidders in the Federal Government's $14 million Small Business Online (SBO) initiative.
The aim of the program is to assist more than 50,000 small businesses to go online or upgrade their internet presence allowing them to take full advantage of the future National Broadband Network (NBN).
Mr Glen Hoey, Managing Director of Toowoomba IT Solutions said his business has used the funding to develop the Work Smarter.
Go Online training course which consists of free e-Business seminars, low cost workshops and mentoring services for small business owners and managers in South Western Queensland between June 2010 and June 2011.
“This is a great opportunity for small businesses in South Western Queensland to take advantage of Government funded training to learn how to better engage in e-Business, reduce costs and take advantage of market opportunities in the digital economy,” Mr Hoey said.
The Go Online training course will be delivered using a combination of two free community seminars and two low-cost workshops in regional or community centres.
The training course will tailor support to individual businesses in the sessions.
Free follow up online support will also be available to all participants.
The Go Online training course is open to all industries including the home based business.
For more information or to register, contact Toowoomba IT Solutions (www.it-solutions.com.au or 07 4642 1480).
Go Online training courses will be held in Toowoomba on June 23-25 and July 7-9.