Business Idea to Business Plan with Helen Oakes

A three week course, once a week on Fridays 

13, 20, & 27 May 

9.00am – 1.00pm

Learn skills to enable you to set up a new small business.

Course Details

Wanting to set up a new small business?

Learn some new skills to enable you to set up a new small business such as;

  • Goal setting
  • Identifying the vision and values for your new business
  • Using a SWOT analysis to identify the critical factors for your new business
  • Identifying your potential customers and undertaking some market research amongst them
  • Producing a marketing plan
  • Producing a financial plan
  • Producing a timeline
  • Pitching your ideas and conveying your business idea succinctly with purpose.

This course is subsidised by TEC funding for NZ citizens and permanent residents which requires commitment to attend the full course.



The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
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Phone: 09 372 9868



With a background in marketing and journalism, Helen Oakes has been involved in assisting small business owners with their brand positioning and marketing strategy for a number of years.  Moving to the Island she is involved in the tourism industry and has more recently created her own small business on the Island.

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