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Helping regional businesses operate in a digital economy

17/02/2020

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The Victorian Government in partnership with Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is delivering online workshops in regional Victoria to provide small businesses with practical actions and tips on how to make the most of the digital economy and reduce cybersecurity risks.

By attending the FREE workshop which will be delivered online via Zoom, small businesses will develop digital skills across a range of areas. The following topics will be covered:

  • developing an online presence,
  • understanding and using digital tools and
  • managing your cybersecurity and safety plan.

The workshop will assist small business in developing a fit-for purpose online presence and identifying online goals.

It will give practical advice on how businesses can operate in a digital economy, understand and use the digital tools and services that are available. Guidance will be provided on how to manage cybersecurity and safety to help small businesses invest time in developing a practical cybersecurity plan.

The Digital Opportunities Roadshow was established in collaboration with RDV's Regional Partnerships team. Small Business Victoria also consulted extensively with other state, local and Commonwealth government agencies to ensure the initiative complemented existing digital programs and met the demands of regional businesses.

The roadshow will be delivered in 18 locations across regional Victoria, and is aligned with the nine Regional Partners’ Digital Plans and the state-wide Digital Economy Plan and aims to drive innovation and increase the competitiveness of regional industries.

More information, including the upcoming schedule of events.



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