Business Growth Program

This 12 month Business Growth Program provides business leaders with a strategic framework for business and personal growth. In addition to enhancing financial management skills, the program also aligns sales and marketing strategies, human resource management and business operations to deliver a strategic growth plan.

BGP Curriculum

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This curriculum provides an overview of the modules, tools and learning outcomes in the program. Click the button to download your copy.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Hear from Program Founder and BDO’s Head of Strategic Innovation Tanya Titman.  She explains how we work with you in the program.

Upcoming introductory sessions

Tuesday, 7 December 10:00am - 12:00pm (AEST) Brisbane - Business Growth Program Intro Session In-person at BDO Brisbane Register
Monday, 31 January 12:00pm - 1:30pm (AEDT) Melbourne - Business Growth Program Intro Session (Virtual) Register

Strategic framework for growth: the four building blocks

While our program focuses on improving your financial acumen, it also delivers a strategic framework for growth to ensures the four building blocks of business success are aligned with your growth plan. Importantly, you work on these during the course of the program, which means they are tailored to your business needs right from the start.

1. Financial management
Financial management

Use financial data to make strategic decisions

We help you build a realistic financial strategy that delivers business growth and a cash flow forecast to support your business goals. In this building block you will:

  • Set strategic business goals
  • Build a 12-month financial strategy (business budget)
  • Learn to properly manage your cash flow
  • Make important decisions about funding your growth.

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2. Sales and marketing
Sales Marketing

Take an ROI-based approach to digital marketing

We work with you build a marketing strategy that delivers your ideal customers into an automated sales pipeline to support your growth plans. In this building block you will:

  • Define your target markets
  • Build and execute a digital marketing strategy
  • Create a social media strategy and track ROI
  • Learn how to translate leads into customers.

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3. Human resources
Human Resources

Enhance your leadership skills and build a great team

Learn how to build a high-performance team and increased employee engagement through leverage, communication and enhanced leadership skills. In this building block you will:

  • Understand how to recruit the right people for the right roles
  • Enhance your leadership skills through behavioural profiling
  • Identify your personal and team communication styles
  • Document your HR systems and processes.

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4. Business operations
Business operations

Optimise and streamline business systems

We help you achieve greater operational efficiencies in all areas of your business to support your strategic growth plans. In this building block you will:

  • Identify and address operational inefficiencies
  • Establish time management techniques to improve personal efficiency
  • Understand technology solutions to streamline business operations
  • Systemise your operations to support business growth.

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Success stories from past participants

Hear from business owners who have completed the Business Growth Program. Here you will find inspiring results from business leaders and their key personnel who have improved their financial literacy and transformed their businesses. Click any video below to learn more.

BEN GULLEY
BD Manager, East Coast Trucks

SHOLTO MACPHERSON
CEO, DigitalFirst

MIKK WILLEMSE
Technical Director, Eightball Media

JACK STONE
Director, Bee One Third

CHRISTIE-LEE GULLEY
Owner, The Rich Pour

DAVID JUDGE
CEO, Affordable Staff

 

Pricing options for the Business Growth Program

We offer two payment options for Business Growth Program participants — full payment upfront or a payment plan over 12 months. The cost of this program is 100% tax deductible.

 

Pricing options

Full Payment

FULL PAYMENT

$9,540 INC GST

  • Upfront payment
  • Tax deductible expense.

Payment Plan

PAYMENT PLAN

$795 / MONTH INC GST

  • Monthly on date of purchase
  • Tax deductible expense.
 

Free business resources

Cash flow ebook

EBOOK: STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE YOUR CASH FLOW

This eBook covers the importance of proper cash flow management, essential levers you can pull to improve your cash flow position as well as strategies to better manage the flow of cash in and out of your business.

Quiz Financial Literacy

QUIZ: TEST YOUR LEVEL OF FINANCIAL LITERACY

This quiz is designed for business leaders and tests your understanding of financial terminology, accounting concepts, financial reports, cash flow and key financial drivers in a small business.

Growth stages

EBOOK: THE SIX STAGES OF BUSINESS GROWTH

There are six growth stages in a business lifecycle. Curious about which stage your business is currently in? This eBook explains the characteristics of the business and the business owner at each stage.

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Questions about the program? Contact our team