Department of State Development

The Business Education Program provides tangible support for South Australian businesses to expand internationally.

The Department of State Development host and support a series of events and workshops on a wide range of topics to provide businesses with relevant information on key markets and economic opportunities, to increase an understanding and chances of success when doing business in and with targeted regions.

With outbound missions planned to the following regions: Middle East and North Africa (MENA), North Asia, South East Asia, China, Europe, USA and India, a program specific to each region will be delivered.

Seminars, training and workshops

Developing an export strategy - Mt Gambier
24 February 2017
by Department of State Development
This professionally delivered one-day workshop is aimed at businesses intending to export their product or service. You will develop an effective and realistic strategy for exporting your service and/or product. The workshop covers the key areas of exporting with a focus on completing the Austrade ‘Export Plan Template’. Supported by RDA Limestone Coast.
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Successfully exporting products - Mt Gambier
10 March 2017
by Department of State Development
This professionally delivered one-day workshop is aimed at businesses interested in learning more about exporting products. Attendees will learn to identify and manage the risks of export products from negotiating the contract, packaging and labelling requirements and successfully shipping your products. Supported by RDA Limestone Coast.
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ACBC China Business Ready Program 
Session 2 - 14 March 2017 
Session 3 - 4 April 2017 
Session 4 - 12 April 2017 
Session 5 - 2 May 2017
by ACBC and Department of State Development
This program aims to advance your China engagement skills and increase your effectiveness to do business in China. 
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FTA Training - Understand and Utilise FTAs - Port Lincoln
22 March 2017
by Business SA
Business SA’s FTA training sessions are developed and delivered by industry experts with extensive exporting experience in China, Japan and Korea.
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Developing an export strategy - Northern Adelaide
24 March 2017
by Department of State Development
This professionally delivered one-day workshop is aimed at businesses intending to export their product or service. You will develop an effective and realistic strategy for exporting your service and/or product. The workshop covers the key areas of exporting with a focus on completing the Austrade ‘Export Plan Template’. Supported by Polaris Business and Innovation Centre.
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Developing an export strategy - McLaren Vale Visitor Centre
21 April 2017
by Department of State Development
This professionally delivered one-day workshop covers the key areas of exporting with a focus on completing the Austrade ‘Export Plan Template’. Supported by City of Onkaparinga.
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Successfully exporting products - Northern Adelaide
16 June 2017
by Department of State Development
This professionally delivered one-day workshop is aimed at businesses interested in learning more about exporting products. Attendees will learn to identify and manage the risks of export products from negotiating the contract, packaging and labelling requirements and successfully shipping your products. Supported by Polaris Business and Innovation Centre.
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