Rotorua X Mastery Series 2016

Our Mastery Series offers business training modules across a range of topics.  They are designed for SME business owners, senior managers and social enterprise entrepreneurs to help them succeed.

2016 Mastery Series proudly supported by Mark Copeland Lawyer

We are excited about our range of topics for the rest of the year.  This has only been possible due to the generous sponsorship by Mark and the team at Mark Copeland Lawyer.

Each two-hour interactive training module costs $69.

Our Mastery Series topics include:

Topic Date Time Description
Incentivising Performance Wed 13 Apr 2-4pm Organisations that have successful incentive and reward schemes have higher employee engagement.  The benefits include higher profits, increased sales, improved customer loyalty and reduced staff turnover.Our Mastery module we will cover all the basics of why you should have employee incentives, what the options are and how to execute a good rewards scheme:
Primal Leadership Wed 20 Apr 9-11am  Leadership is on the biggest determinants of success for an organisation.  Research has shown that the calibre of the single leader ‘at the top’ can have as much as a 15 percent impact on the bottom line.A critical component of leadership is the ability of a leader to engage and direct the emotions of his followers, otherwise known as Primal LeadershipFacilitated by McGarvie Business Coaching our Mastery module is based on building an understanding and strengthening a business owner’s or senior executive’s emotional leadership.
Brand Ignition with Woods Design Agency Wed 27 Apr 1.30-3.30pm Reuben Woods will present on developing your brand effectively to attract and retain customers. Reuben is the founder of award winning brand agency Woods,Having a well-defined brand helps customers remember you. It builds customer loyalty and leads to repeat as well as referral business.Brands elicit an emotional response and add intrinsic value to your product or service. One of the most important aspects of building a brand is your culture. Building a strong brands starts on the inside.This Mastery module will cover the key components of building your brand.
Growth Mindset & Self-Management Wed 18 May 9-11am To create a sustainable business you need to develop a growth mindset and foster this culture in your organisation. It is also important that you spend time working on your business. In this module we cover how to embrace a growth mindset and master time management to set you up for success.
Business Essentials Wed 25 May 9-11am This module explores the essential building blocks for a successful enterprise, both commercial or charitable. It provides a quick summary of each stage of enterprise creation from generating a business idea to developing a strategic plan.We also go through the essential features of successful established enterprises such as leadership & culture, continuous improvement and financing.
Marketing Essentials Wed 1 Jun 9-11am A fast paced overview of marketing, PR and communications for businesses or charitable enterprises.Marketing is key to any successful business. This doesn’t mean you have to spend oodles of money on promotions. But you need to take the time out of business to strategically plan your marketing.Facilitated by Rotorua X trustee and marketing guru Rachael McGarvie this module covers all you need to know to establish and execute your marketing plan.
Employment Essentials Wed 8 Jun 9-11am Avoid costly employment disagreements and make sure you understand the essentials of the employment agreement.This is a fast-paced session for businesses or charitable enterprises on the 90 day trial period, using contractors and best practice employment agreements.
Sales Strategies Wed 15 Jun 9-11am  Sales are a critical part of your business success. The majority of organisations fail to make it to their fifth birthday. Don’t become a statistic! Develop a sales strategy and master the art of selling.This module will help you become a sales super star!  It covers the importance of your unique point of difference and understanding your target market.  You will learn about the different sales and marketing channels at your disposal and how to track and measure your success.
Secrets of Tax & Xero Wed 22 Jun 9-11am People and organisations with a growth mindset are more successful in the long-term.To create a sustainable business you need to develop a growth mindset and foster this culture in your organisation. It is also important that you spend time working on your business. In this module we cover how to embrace a growth mindset and master time management to set you up for success.
Raising Capital & Finance Wed 29 Jun 12-2pm Snowball Effect and Firestation are jointly running this Mastery Session.Take this opportunity to come and hear from the leaders in equity fundraising in New Zealand. Snowball Effect has helped NZ businesses raise $19 million in the last 18 months. They are the leading equity crowdfunders in NZ.Darren McGarvie from Firestation will go through a bank’s requirements for a business loan and some tips and tricks for a successful business loan application.
Online Marketing & Website Design Wed 6 Jul 9-11am When consumers first hear about a product or service their first reaction is to search for it online. Will they be able to find your product or service? And if they do will they like what they find?It is crucial for all businesses and charitable enterprises to have an online presence. In this module we will cover the essentials of getting your organisation noticed online.
Pitching & Pricing Wed 13 Jul 9-11am  Pitching is an integral part of any organisation. Whether you are trying to win new customers, attract funding or investment or raising your profile at an event, your overall success is dependent on how well you pitch.Perfecting your pitch is an art and some are naturally better at pitching that others.Attend this Mastery module to improve your pitch and increase your chances of success.
Governance Wed 3 Aug 9-11am  More details to come
Igniting Culture Wed 24 Aug 9-11am  Implement a winning culture in your organisation.
Setting up for Sales Success Mon 19 Sep 12-2pm  More details to come
Pitch Clinic Wed 21 Sep 5.30-7pm  Our Pitch Clinic Mastery is dedicated to teach you how to present a winning pitch.This is FREE session for any business owner entering the 2016 Westpac Business Excellence Awards or who has sucessfully applied to pitch at the 2016 EMA Pitch Night.
Building your Business: Getting what you want from Investors Wed 28 Sep 9-11am Capital raising is probably the single most important and most stressful hurdle to establishing a successful business. Experts from Crowe Horwath, Enterprise Angels, and Locus Research will help you navigate the investment landscape, tell you what to expect from the process and give some real world insight into what investors are actually looking for.
Pitch Clinic Wed 5 Oct 5.30-7pm Our Pitch Clinic Mastery is dedicated to teach you how to present a winning pitch.This is FREE session for anyone who has sucessfully applied to pitch at the 2016 EMA Pitch Night.
Communication Change (Communication and Change Leadership) Wed 12 Oct 9-11am More details to come
Innovation Excellence Wed 26 Oct 9-11am  More details to come
Driving Motivation Wed 9 Nov 9-11am  More details to come
Continuous Improvement Wed 23 Nov 12-2pm  More details to come
Effective Coaching Wed 7 Dec 12-2pm  More details to come

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