Business opportunities are rapidly increasing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Businesses are already working with Indigenous suppliers in meeting their corporate responsibilities and as part of its Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP), the Australian Government has committed to awarding three per cent of new domestic contracts to Indigenous suppliers by 2019–20. Within the first […]
The Indigenous Investment Principles into-investing workshops provide an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations, groups and individuals to develop their investment knowledge and skills. These workshops can assist participants to better understand how to effectively build greater economic resilience for their organisations and communities. During the workshop participants will examine the Indigenous […]
For existing business owners, a good plan is essential to identify opportunities that can grow the business. A business growth strategy involves more than simply envisioning its long-term success. IBA runs one day workshops for Indigenous business owners who want to grow their business. Participants can expect to leave the workshop with a clearer understanding […]
Investing time into proper planning and research is key to turning your ideas into reality. When setting up a business, planning can improve your chances of success. IBA runs workshops for Indigenous Australians who have well-researched business proposals and are ready to act. The one day workshop assists participants to identify what steps are required […]
Each stage of the business ownership life cycle brings unique challenges that require planning and a shift in focus by the business owner. IBA’s team of experienced staff can work with you to determine what training, skills and resources you may need to transition through this cycle. The table below illustrates how IBA may be […]
IBA has launched a new range of business skills workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in response to the increasing opportunities available for Indigenous businesses through the Australian government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy.
Each workshop is designed to tackle the unique challenges faced by Indigenous entrepreneurs at the various stages of the business ownership life cycle.
Indigenous Home Ownership Program Business Development and Assistance Program Equity and Investments Program Indigenous Home Ownership Program Facilitate Indigenous Australians into home ownership Approach The Indigenous Home Ownership Program facilitates Indigenous Australians into home ownership through providing access to affordable home loan finance. IBA’s target customers are those who can meet the long-term obligations associated […]
Table 1: Indigenous Home Ownership Program performance measures 1. Number of loans which are approved (i.e. have an approval date) in the financial year, excluding loans originally approved in previous financial years. 2. This new performance indicator has been introduced for 2016–17 to measure the aggregate value of new loans. 3. The total number of […]
Having a skilled and adaptable workforce, combined with the right level of capital investment in technology and information management, enables IBA to achieve its key strategies and plans. IBA’s strategic planning framework (see Figure 3) outlines the integrated pathway used to achieve our purpose. Shaping the future direction of IBA involves a combination of building […]
IBA offers an online learning course to assist Indigenous entrepreneurs to progress their ideas for business at their own pace. All the materials are provided via IBA’s online Learning Place platform, so participants can easily access them from anywhere with internet access. During the Into Business online course participants will: assess their skills, capabilities and suitability for business ownership develop a […]