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  • Certificate in Web Site Development
  • Certificate in Garden Design
  • Certificate in Companion Animal Studies 

    Learn To Sell Your Business

    The first step is to attract attention. You only do this by becoming more visible in the world (get seen), and appearing to be different (get noticed). Being visible requires more than just seting up a web site, or putting an advertisement in a magazine. Those things can help; but they can also be a waste of money if not done properly; or id not done in conjunction with other promotional activities.

    The second step is to develop a relationship. This does not happen without dialogue (ie. A two way communication). Employers will employ people who they can successfully communicate with. Buyers will deal with businesses they can successfully communicate with. Everyone prefers to deal with someone they know.

    • Having a qualification and being unkown does not get you a job.
    • Having a lesser qualification, but being known for having unique knowledge and skills will always be a more attractive proposition
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Yvonne Newman B.A.(Hons) Chartered Accountant, MICB

20 years experience in business, consulting, accounting and bookkeeping.

Yvonne now works part of her time for ACS, and the remainder operating her own bookkeeping and financial consulting practice.


Kate Gibson

BSoc.Sc, PostGrad Dip Org Behaviour (HR)
Kate has 10 years experience as a marketing manager and advisor. She has also worked in project management and education. Kate has traveled and worked in a variety of locations including: London, New Zealand, and Australia.

Today, she works part time with ACS, and part time helping her husband in managing their family I.T. business

John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup'n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John has extensive experience both as a public servant (8 years), and as a small business owner (over 30 years). He has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to plant nursery owner, horticultural consultant, magazine editor and school principal. John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over 40 books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing



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