Enterprise Connect is an Australian Government program supporting eligible Australian small and medium businesses to improve their performance. With a national network of centres and a team of around 100 highly skilled Business Advisers and Facilitators, Enterprise Connect helps Australian businesses develop the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed to improve their competitiveness and productivity and to maximise their growth potential.
Services include Business Reviews delivered at no charge to businesses, grant assistance to implement recommendations flowing from the Business Review, and a range of tailored services to meet individual business requirements.
The Enterprise Connect Business Review is a successful business diagnostic service.
Enterprise Connect has delivered almost 6500 Business Reviews.
On average, clients implement three Business Review recommendations in areas such as:
- staff management/human resources
- business strategy
- quality control and workplace health and safety
- market research.
Tailored Advisory Service
After completing a Business Review, clients may apply for Tailored Advisory Service funding of up to $20000 to help implement recommendations flowing from the Business Review.
Enterprise Learning Forums provide businesses with access to experienced subject experts, best practice, peer learning and exemplar businesses.
Enterprise Learning Events deliver tailored industry information and networking events in partnership with aligned industry stakeholders including industry associations, other government departments, agencies and universities.
Researchers in Business
Breaking down the cultural divide between business and research institutions, Researchers in Business supports the placement of researchers from universities and public research agencies into businesses to help develop new ideas with commercial potential, through a grant of up to $50000.