Launch Plus Incubator Program Semester 2 2020

The Launch Plus Incubator Program is a series of free online workshops hosted by ACU Collaborate Plus, Australian Catholic University’s entrepreneurship and innovation hub.

The series is designed to take you on a journey through the key stages of starting a business, or simply further your entrepreneurial skills to take advantage of future opportunities.

Attend the full program for maximum benefits or choose specific workshops relevant to you and your aspirations.


Design thinking

Wednesday 12 August 2020

In this workshop you will actively engage with creative problem-solving techniques. You will seek to understand your product or service and redefine your problems in order to identify alternative strategies for all areas of your business.


Developing and testing your business idea

Wednesday 26 August 2020

What’s your passion? If you don’t have one, how do you get one? And then, how do you convert it into a bunch of ideas? What process can you use to test which idea to start with? In this workshop we’ll answer these questions, introduce a simple equation and easy process to test your ideas to see which one is best.


Identifying your target market

Wednesday 9 September 2020

This workshop is designed to cut through target market jargon and uncover the key motivations and aspirations of the people who will pay money for your solution. We’ll look at what makes your idea attractive and what makes people sit up and pay attention.


How to start a side-hustle in a recession

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Workshop ways to navigate the impact of recession by focusing on the benefits of a side-hustle for reducing risk. We’ll examine various strategies to identify potential side-hustles and then quick, low-cost ways to test how and in what ways that idea can work.


Business legal basics

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Understand the key legal issues associated with setting up and running a business. In this workshop you will explore questions of structure, governance, separating the individual from the company and, intellectual property.


Digital marketing

Wednesday 14 October 2020

This workshop guides you through a range of digital marketing options, including social media, email marketing and blogging, to help you understand what would work best for your business.


Setting up an online store

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Want to or already are selling a product or a service online? This workshop will take you through a variety of different software options, techniques on effectively presenting your products, achieving market position and the importance of optimising website content to ensure a high Google ranking.


For ACU Students – Leading with Impact

Did you know by attending the free Launch Plus workshops they can count towards your ACU Leadership Program Certificate?

To find out more about specific Tier 1 Bronze level activities offered by ACU Collaborate Plus click here.

Collaborate Plus is supported by the NSW Government Boosting Business Innovation Program.

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