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Your local entrepreneurship

Peter Peterson

Entrepreneurship Facilitator, Fitzroy

Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service

Peter is the Entrepreneurship Facilitator appointed to service the Fitzroy region of QLD based from Rockhampton - an initiative of the Australian Government.

Peter has many years’ experience supporting individual’s needs to start a business having personally and successfully delivered the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) for six years. 

Additionally, he has delivered several Small Business Advisory Service programmes on behalf of AusIndustry including a three-year programme throughout Central Queensland covering Emerald, Rockhampton, Gladstone, north to Mackay.
Peter’s experience is underpinned with formal qualifications with an Associate Diploma in Information Processing (IT), Graduate Diploma in Management, Master of Business, Certificate IV – Training & Assessment and numerous professional development courses including Project Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Leadership, Staff Selection and Recruitment, Protective Security – Information Technology.
His extensive knowledge and experience supporting individuals starting a business ensures the strengths, weaknesses and barriers an individual has are quickly identified and strategies are put into place to address those weaknesses and barriers, leveraging the individual’s strengths to improve the their prospects of success and growth.

How Your local Facilitator can support you?

Developing and Mentoring

Entrepreneurship Facilitators are funded by the Australian Government, and can help you develop your idea into a business by providing mentoring and business support, including:

  • Assisting you to understand how to go about starting a business.
  • Helping you develop a marketing plan.
  • Working with you to identify your business needs.
  • Referring you to other appropriate support and assistance (that may be fee for service).
Developing  and Mentoring

Your local Entrepreneurship Facilitator, is delivering their assistant and support services across these locations.

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