Experiences


Experiences whether they are incursions or excursions, bootcamps, conferences, delegation hosting, programs, sessions, tours, presentations and workshops all are made to fit your purpose and outcomes.

Facilitators are available for accredited and non-accredited training delivery, face to face and online, in groups or customised programs.

Bootcamps

Workforce BluePrint understands applying lean methodology and using the Business Model Canvas, facilitating startup style immersive bootcamps over 1-2 days and accelerators, coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs, researchers, students and startups.

Delegation Hosting

Focusing on enabling the agri-business sector in Mindanao, Philippines the fellowship assisted MinDA’s implementation of the ‘Mindanao Development Corridors’ strategy in terms of ensuring inclusive development particularly to host communities, develop a framework for increasing trade competitiveness of the agri-business sector through modern and acceptable farm management and practices, sustain agri-investments through proper risk planning/management, conform to standards on product safety, and enhance trade development through effective international marketing/promotion and export strategies.

Developing a cadre of Ecuadorian business supporters who will especially promote women’s participation in international trade through strategic sectors was the focus for Fostering Women in Trade: International Business Skills for Women in Business (Ecuador).  The program seeks to strengthen the capacity of ProEcuador in providing support to Ecuadorian businesses particularly in the Creative Industries, where there is an intensive participation of women in business.

At the request of the DTC, Workforce BluePrint met a delegation from India where the focus was on solving skilling issues on such a large scale.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Women’s Leadership in Business, Trade and Economic Development, was the topic of a tour and panel for a delegation of women from Mongolia and Indonesia that Wendy Perry was asked to speak on for Flinders University in October 2015.

Programs

Examples include presenting on VET and Entrepreneurship at the UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme 2017 in Bonn, Germany in September 2017, Wendy worked with leaders from Armenia, Australia, Cameroon, Chile, Ecuador, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, India, Kenya, Korea, Malta, Mongolia, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Seychelles, Spain, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, and Zambia.

Taking Business to the Next Level –A Course for technology enabled start-up/business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in Indonesia with the following learning objectives:

1.    Identify how to connect businesses with market opportunities, use support networks and leverage existing business networks
2.    Improve the pitch and investment proposal to attract investors
3.    Identify how to access finance and capital for international growth of business
4.    Understand the importance of business analyses (competitor, market, business, product) and how to respond to external challenges
5.    Analyse key stakeholders and identify ways to connect business with markets, develop business networks and leverage existing networks (including strategies to develop stronger networks and business contacts with start-ups in Australia)
6.    Analyse key drivers (legal, political, environment, economic, socio-cultural and technological) that impact start-ups
7.    Understand how to undertake competitor and product analyses and how to respond to the challenges (five forces: existing competitors, suppliers, substitutes, new entrants and users)
8.    Develop business and marketing plans (analyses, strategies, operational plans, monitoring, financial management) to operate a sustainable business
9.    Understand the importance of integrated marketing communications, including social media, branding and public relations
10.  Understand culture’s role in international business
11.  Further develop strategies to utilise technology and respond to changes in technology use

Hosting a delegation of 25 hand-picked entrepreneurs from Indonesia made for an amazing program meeting business leaders, entrepreneurs, industry heads, investors and Ministers in Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and Canberra.

Working alongside industry leaders from Bhutan, a program on Human Resource Development and Planning saw an intensive learning experience in Australia, followed by implementation with industry associations in Bhutan.

Tours

Half day, full day or multiple day tours in any location where you’ll experience innovation with a behind the scenes look and learning that you can apply to your work.

Themes include:

  1. Agriculture, Food, Horticulture, Hospitality, Tourism, Wine
  2. Career Development and Youth, Employment
  3. City of Entrepreneurs in the City of Adelaide
  4. Economic Development, Regional Development, Workforce Development
  5. Education and Training
  6. Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, Coworking, Social Innovation and Startups
  7. Emerging Areas – Arts and Culture, Energy and Tech, Sustainability and Water

You can choose the right duration and dates, an overarching theme, industry sectors and the locations.  A social program and networking can focus your purpose with links to associations and/or meet ups groups, industry/business leaders, country business councils, VIPs/celebrities, Ministers and MPs.

Please email wendy@workforceblueprint.com.au for a quote on your Experience Innovation Tour.