Wanneroo expo to provide feedback

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ECU School of Business and Law will use the Wanneroo Business Expo in June to assess whether it is meeting the needs of business.

AS well as promoting its courses the ECU School of Business and Law will use the Wanneroo Business Expo to talk to business owners about their needs.

ECU School of Business and Law industry relationships manager Janet Simmons said the school was attending the business expo to promote the varied and flexible business courses it offered at its Joondalup campus at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Ms Simmons said taking part in an expo such as the Wanneroo Business Expo was one way of finding out if the school was meeting the needs of local businesses.

“By talking directly to business owners, it give us valuable market research to ensure we are doing just that through our Graduate Certificate of Business and MBA program,’’ she said.

“We are also proud supporters of Wanneroo Business Association.’’

The business expo, which is a collaborative event between the Wanneroo Business Association and the City of Wanneroo, will be held on Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16 (from 9.30am to 3.30pm on both days) at the Wanneroo and Library Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way.

On the Wednesday the association is holding a WBA Business Breakfast to launch the business expo and hold an official sponsorship presentation to announce its formal partnership with Brighton estate (Satterley Property Group) to support businesses in the Northern Corridor.

The Northern Corridor includes the suburbs of Butler, Yanchep, Eglinton, Alkimos, Two Rocks and Jindalee.

The breakfast will have student business pitches as part of the Just Start It program.

Also on Wednesday the association said there would be interactive session with international Facebook advertising guru Phil McGregor where businesses could learn how to use Facebook ads to engage and convert customers with laser focus, reduce current advertising costs and and stop wasting money by doing Facebook advertising the old way.

On Thursday there will be a Women In Leadership Forum – a collaborative event between North Metropolitan Tafe and the City of Wanneroo.

Speakers include Western Australian of the Year for Community Dr Ros Worthington, health and well-being expert and businesswoman Sami Renouf-Bromley and Urban Development Institute Australia WA chief executive officer Allison Hailes.

Bookings are essential email Katie.Whitham@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

ECU students will be delivering a Cyber Check.Me Workshop for participants to learn how to protect their mobile devices from cyber security fraud – an initiative between ECU, City of Wanneroo and City of Joondalup.

For more information visit  https://cybercheck.me/

For more information on the business expo call Wanneroo Business Association business liaison officer Lauren McGee on 9206 3888 or visit wanneroobusiness.com