Business Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen businesses have to adapt to new ways of doing business. Working from home, video meetings and new ways of business delivery. Business may find the resources below helpful as they adapt to the new working environment. The reference list also includes online training opportunities from some fof the worlds leading educational institutions.

Necessity Innovation - How other businesses have responded to COVID 19 challenges  

Guide to Digital Transformation 

Operating a business online has never been more important. Learn the steps and benefits of going digital with your business and where you can go for help

Guide to Digital Transformation

Zoom for Educators and Resources

The Peregian Digital Hub has prepared a series of how to videos on How to use Zoom effectively. 

Zoom In for Educators and Leaders 

Small Business Skills Hub 

The Small Business Skills Hub has been developed by GO1.com with support from the Queensland Government to deliver free online training and learning opportunities for COVID-19 impacted small businesses.  With short courses covering everything from IT skills through to sales and marketing and leadership skills, the Small Business Skills Hub provides free on-demand learning to business owners.

The Small Business Skills Hub is available to any COVID-19 impacted Queensland small business with less than 20 staff with a registered ABN

Small Business Skills Hub

Free Software and Resources 

These tools include remote communications, collaboration, workforce management and video conferencing solutions for small business.

Free Software and Resources 

TAFE Queensland 

Access online skill sets and micro-credentials through TAFE Queensland in food service, community care, health support, customer engagement, digital literacy and cyber security.

Online TAFE Courses

Federal Government Online Training Programs 

The Australian Government has announced a range of measures designed to support Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic while they may be at home. These include measures aimed at ensuring Australians use the time to upskill themselves and prepare for future opportunities with online training opportunities. 

Myskills.gov.au

Grow with Google 

Free training, tools and events to help you grow your skills, career or business 

Grow with Google 

FREE Online Skill Sets 

Skill sets give you the opportunity to add to your current knowledge, learn up-to-date- techniques or reskill in a new industry area, without having to do a full qualification.  Each skill set is made up of one or more industry-recognised competencies that provide you with the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

*Eligibility criteria applies. Free skill sets are available to job seekers or workers impacted by COVID-19. This program is funded by the Queensland Government.

Online Skill Sets 

HIA-CSQ Small Business Program

A series of digital training sessions with ongoing support. This program aims to increase the capability and capacity of small construction businesses so to help them not only survive, but grow and prosper.

HIA-CSQ Small Business Program

Export Masterclass Series: Digital Trade in ASEAN

Austrade, in partnership with DFAT, TIQ/Tradestart, AsiaLink, IP Australia and CCIQ have developed a digital trade masterclass series with a focus on doing business in Southeast Asia. This seven-part series provides a unique opportunity for Australian businesses to gain a sense of how they can successfully enter and navigate the Southeast Asian region for market development and expansion.

Export Masterclass Series