Webinars and Educational Resources

The following webinars and educational resources provide great general information and learning materials, along with more specific COVID-19 related opportunities. Read on to find what is available to you.

OQCE Webinars

Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch our Toolbox and Town Hall Talks.

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Global Conversations

Global Entrepreneurship Network - Australia

Australian Innovation Leaders: Makerspaces in the Changing Landscape. How can makerspaces, the Health sector, government and innovation communities best work together during COVID-19 and beyond?

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Juiced TV - Cars of the future

Who knew that cars could drive themselves! This is the future. We welcome the team from Robotic Vision to show us one of their latest robotic inventions. 

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BDO webinar series

As the Coronavirus epidemic continues to cause disruption, it's important for organisations and individuals to take precautionary measures and formulate action plans to mitigate risks. To assist you, BDO is hosting a series of webinar sessions to help make sure you are fully informed and confidents in any decisions you might make in response.

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MIT: Innovation@work webinar series

During these complimentary, live events attendees hear from MIT Sloan's renowned faculty about a variety of cutting-edge topics, including how the world's most successful organisations stay on top; how to bridge the gap that exists between IT and business leaders; and how to manage the risks and opportunities of social media in the workplace.

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Renegade Inc: Homeschool rules KO

Self-isolation, quarantine and the closure of the schools has meant a headlong rush into homeschooling. But if this Corona crisis is going to fundamentally reshape economies and - how we live - what, and how should we be teaching our children so they're better equipped for a very different world?

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Founder Institute: The world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator

Videos from the startup webinars that we run with entrepreneurs, investors and other thought leaders.

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Founder Institute: Chris Kelly - how and why my business started in a recession

Serial entrepreneur Chris Kelly joined Jonathan Greenchan, co-founder of the Founder Institute, for a live, interactive webinar event.

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Founder Institute: The Art of the Pivot - how to quickly steer your company to revenue, with Paul D'Souza

An interactive discussion with sales strategist Paul D'Souza.

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Founder Institute: What the SE Asia startup ecosystem will look like post-coronavirus, with Jeffrey Paine

A discussion with Golden Gate Ventures founder and managing partner Jeffrey Paine.

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Top business advice for 2020 - Grant Cardone

Do you need comfort or feat in your life right now to get to that next level? Here's an inside look at a recent MasterMind with Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington. We discuss a variety of topics on business, sales and life. 

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How to decide which business to start - entrepreneur advice 2020

Being an entrepreneur, I have a ton of business ideas that either I've come up with or seen. But there's only one thing I always think about when I decide whether to go through with it.

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Bentleys Chartered Accountants: Redesigning your treasure function for future growth

In this webinar, Bentleys aged care specialist Heath Shonhan provides practical examples and expert tips around how you can assess and redesign your treasury management function for future growth.

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Podcasts

Morgo podcasts

The Morgo Community consists of leaders of tech and other high growth companies going global from Australia and New Zealand.

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Out of the Crisis 

A podcast hosted by Eric Ries, highlights leaders from all sectors who are providing and coordinating relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webcasts

EY Though Center Webcast - The CEO perspective: How COVID-19 is defining business purpose

In this webcast, business leaders of major companies will discuss the shifting expectations of people and society of the role of business, its leaders and how people work.

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Surviving and Thriving in 2020

5 things your business needs to do to survive the Coronavirus scare of 2020

With the mass panic of COVID-19, fear is causing businesses to close doors and our economy to take a major slump in what feels like the beginning of a zombie apocalypse. How can you protect your small business from taking a Coronavirus hit?

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Survive the 2020 recessions: 12 actionable tips for small businesses

Every small business owner is concerned about a likely 2020 recession. Here are 12 actionable tips for surviving and thriving through a 2020 recession.

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Navigating catastrophes and driving change for accountants and other professional services

A discussion with Rob Nixon, presented by Brisbane West Chamber of Commerce & Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce.

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How your small business can survive Coronavirus

With the Coronavirus causing havoc, here are the five things every small business owner needs to do in the next seven days in order to survive these tough times.

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20 online business ideas for the Coronavirus economy

This video explores 20 online business ideas that are both profitable and help customers adapt to a post COVID-19 way of life. 

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Embracing the unknown: Mental health for entrepreneurs in uncertain times

Join us for a live conversation with Jerry Colonna, co-founder and CEO of Reboot.io and David Brown, co-founder and CEO of Techstars. 

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Thriving through the decade of disruption - Fable Foods

Join Cameron Turner, Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Queensland Business School, as he unpacks the lessons learnt from the $35M Shoes of Prey startup failure. You will learn how founder Michael Fox has used these lessons to build a rapidly growing alternative meat business, Fable Foods.

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Regional Queensland Related Webinars

Sustainable and Economic Growth for Regional Australia SEGRA: Conversations for Regional Australia about COVID-19

Conversations on issues impacting regional, rural and remote Australia during COVID-19.

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SubStation 33 is seeking donations of unused tech

Got any old, unused technology lying around? The amazing team at SubStation 33 are building computers and providing them to students who are studying from home and are in need of one. Demand is high - so they need your donations.

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My Community Directory

Lists organisations that provide services that are free or subsidised to the public in thousands of locations across Australia. These services are aligned into various Community Directories.

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For Sole Traders

Evergent Accounting: JobKeeper payments

An overview of all the federal stimulus packages available to small businesses.

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Finance and Money Matters

Navigating catastrophes and driving change for accountants and other professional services 

A discussion with Rob Nixon, presented by Brisbane West Chamber of Commerce & Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce.

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Raising capital in Australia - Interview with Ausbiz TV

Raising capital is challenging at the best of time. Add an extraordinary amount of uncertainty with volatile markets and growth companies will be experiencing pressure unlike before. In this interview with Kylie Merritt and Kochie today for Ausbiz TV, we discussed how founders can navigate this environment.

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Upcoming Webinars and Training

6 May - 5 June - The Digital Closeness Project

The Digital Closeness Project is a cross between a mass design thinking session and a hackathon. Entry fee and registration required.

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11 September - Free lunch and learn workshop: Introduction to digital marketing 

Dr Timo Dietrich will provide you with the latest tips, tools and insights to help you master your digital marketing. 

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