Speed up your application by considering the areas of support that would help your business the most.

Choose an area of support

Support is available from a range of registered service providers in the areas below. Choose the areas of support that would help your business the most.

Business planning

  • Developing a business plan
  • Growth strategies
  • Operational action plans
  • Identifying competitive advantage

Business sustainability

  • Understanding sustainability
  • Financial cost-benefit
  • Creating a sustainable business
  • Procurement strategies

Business systems

  • Information systems
  • Organizational efficiency
  • Operational systems and procedures
  • Logistics and distribution processes

Capital raising

  • Introduction to capital raising
  • Getting business investor ready
  • Pitching to potential investors
  • Completing the deal


  • Getting started in exporting
  • Market entry strategies
  • International sales and negotiation
  • Tender and proposal writing

Finance governance

  • Obligation under the Companies Act
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Governance documents
  • Legal structure

Lean manufacturing / business operations

  • Introduction to lean principles
  • Lean manufacturing processes
  • Implementation of lean
  • Benefits and pitfalls of lean

Managing resources

  • HR planning
  • Leadership and people management
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Business resource planning


  • Marketing planning
  • Market targeting/segmentation
  • Social media training
  • Ecommerce training

The Regional Business Partner Support was invaluable to my business. The coaching identified potential new customers for our products and how to engage with them. It's also given me the confidence to boost investment into new product development and marketing.

Dani Holt-Iyman
Skyebird Foods