Supporting small business in Melbourne’s CBD and Docklands to thrive and succeed in 2021 and beyond.
Reset and rebuild your business for sustainable growth.
In partnership with the City of Melbourne’s Inner-City Business Support initiative, RMIT University are launching a Roadmap to Recovery – a free, modular program offering small businesses in Melbourne CBD and Docklands a unique opportunity to recover from the challenges of 2020 and rebuild from the core.
The program is designed to give small business owners the tools to explore business and market opportunities, create new value propositions, reset operations, and develop new business models for sustainable growth.
Flexible and adaptive – with a focus on skill and capability building, mentoring and business regeneration – A Roadmap to Recovery delivers lasting impact to ensure small businesses succeed with a sustainable growth strategy.
The program runs over three months with a three step approach:
Step 1 – Reset: Identify Opportunity
Step 2 – Rebuild: Pursue Opportunity
Step 3 – Restore: Realise Opportunity
Who is eligible to apply?
To access business support services businesses must:
– Have a valid Australian Business Number (ABN).
– An appropriate legal structure, such as an Australian registered company, business cooperative or partnership.
– Employ people, up to 50 FTE employees and be a participant in the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper Payment scheme be a ‘bricks and mortar’ business impacted by COVID-19 and located within the City of Melbourne municipal boundary, and within the post code areas of the CBD (3000), World Trade Centre (3005), Docklands, (3008) or Southbank (3006). Businesses physically located within co-working spaces, must be able to demonstrate they are located in this space at least 50% of the year.