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THE WOMEN'S BUSINESS SCHOOL

Secure your position in our 2020 Incubator or Accelerator Programs

Recently awarded Best Incubator for women, The Women’s Business School provides world-class education and support for female founders wanting to scale their start-up.

Through our 6 month programs founders develop their business skills, connect with fellow female founders and gain advice and inspiration from successful female entrepreneurs.

Combining:

  • 6 month structured accelerator program with 6 key modules covering all verticals of business
  • A supportive yet challenging environment
  • Monthly live calls with high level female founders from a range of industries
  • A powerful private Mastermind Group with facilitated accountability calls
  • Real connection to world-class experts, successful entrepreneurs and fellow founders
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Since 2009, we’ve been connecting new and emerging founders with experienced, high-level entrepreneurs.

We’ve focused on developing an incredibly supportive, inclusive, generous and uplifting community, who help each other to gain new referrals, avoid mistakes, solve problems and scale their business.

You’ll discover a community of entrepreneurs to guide you, support you, travel with you and help you to navigate your business journey.

We are proud to have over 250 graduates of The Women’s Business School programs and our alumni companies include Dinner on the Table, Serenity Press, Native Secrets, Expressions Australia, Helpful Love, Sydney Flower School, Tree Hut Village, puctto, Jellystone Designs and many more!

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Signature Programs

The Women’s Business School provides award winning business programs designed to support and increase the growth of innovative female founders and their ventures. The WBS offers unique access to high-potential entrepreneurs and the world’s best female start-up experts as mentors, teachers and leaders. The programs are designed for business leaders, founders and teams with global ambitions for their business. Our 2020 cohorts will accept 150 female founders in 6 tailor made courses.

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Ignite

For start-ups and pre-launch ventures

Are you ready to create the business you’ve been dreaming of?
The Women’s Business School IGNITE incubator Program is perfect for you!
The IGNITE program has been specially created for women-led start-ups. A dedicated 6 month incubator program that will teach you the steps to develop your business idea, practical steps for how to write a comprehensive strategic action plan, proven strategies for scaling your business through sales, marketing and social media, as well as mastering your finances and learning how to work in flow!

Unlike other incubators we won’t take your equity or force you to spend 40 hours a week in a co-working space. We offer flexible learning at your own pace, anywhere, anytime.

IGNITE your ideas, kickstart your start-up, fine tune your existing business or make your dream business become a reality.

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Accelerate

For scale-ups and established ventures

The ACCELERATE Program has been specially created for teams and founders with global ambitions and women ready to be the future business leaders of Australia.

This unique accelerator program offers founders the opportunity to scale their business, refine their systems, build their profile, leverage PR opportunities, boost profitability, expand to new markets, seek capital and raise their personal profile. As an ACCELERATE founder you will attend a 2 day national conference, be featured as a special guest speaker and share your story with an audience of 350 invited guests.

We don’t take your equity or lock you in. We offer connection and guided, flexible learning at your own pace, anywhere, anytime.

ACCELERATE your ideas, be seen, go global, scale up and live the life you have been dreaming of.

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Lead

For Women of Ambition

Develop your leadership skills, tap into your intuition, unleash your inner power and follow your true calling to play bigger in the world. This program has been designed for women in mid-senior management, emerging talent and successful women looking to become inspirational future leaders.

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Tech

For women in tech startups An accelerator program specially designed for ambitious women with big ideas for high-impact tech businesses.

You’ll gain knowledge in a range of areas including: customer acquisition, idea validation, capital raising, business modelling and more.

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Elevate

For Emerging Speakers and Experts

Looking to raise your personal profile and become a world leading speaker and expert? This program provides practical and engaging strategies to help you to become a confident speaker and raise your profile as a thought leader and respected expert in your field.

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Business Diploma

For women in entrepreneurship and small business Through the Diploma of Business you’ll develop knowledge and business understanding in a variety of areas that are critical to success in business. Our program is unique as it also offers a monthly mastermind group and the support and guidance of fellow women on the same journey and experienced business mentors.

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PROGRAMS DESIGNED BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN

The Women’s Business School is all about bringing forward a new conscious way of doing business.

Inspiring and educating women who will lead positive change in the world.

Empowering women to create a life that really works for them.

A life that allows them to have the financial freedom, flexibility, family time, creativity and success they deserve.

We know how hard it can be sometimes, that feeling of knowing you have a fantastic business idea, but not knowing where to start or how to get it off the ground, or the feeling, after taking the plunge and running for a few years, that you’re still not gaining traction and not sure what the next step is, or feeling so overwhelmed by all the to-do lists and juggling everything,

And this is why we have created these programs. To give you the clarity you need, guide you on the path and help you to find success.

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LEARN FROM AMAZING WOMEN IN BUSINESSES

The aim of The Women’s Business School is to provide a space where women can come together to learn from each other, be inspired to dream bigger and reach their full potential.

 

Our vision is to create a global movement of high-level female entrepreneurs that support, guide and inspire, emerging female founders to become future world-class business leaders through education, mentoring and sharing their wisdom and experience.

 

Through The Women’s Business School programs, founders receive entrepreneurial education from a team of high-level experts and entrepreneurs as well as mentoring, advice and access to successful female entrepreneurs across a range of industries.

 

Each month there are live entrepreneur calls with successful business women, this is your chance to talk directly with industry leaders from a range of fields. Having direct access to women like this is one of the most valuable opportunities that being a part of this program offers that other programs don’t.

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Anita McLachlan
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Helen Butler
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Alisha Lynch
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Carolyn Creswell
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Laura Furiosi
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Rebecca Derrington
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Dr Tererai Trent
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Kiss to Sell
Frances Pratt
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Million Dollar Relationships
Danielle Storey
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Productpreneur Marketing
Catherine Langman
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Kate Weiss
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Tina Harris
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Susan Pearse
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Education

Learn the skills you need to succeed from our team of mentors and experts, with video tutorials, printable workbooks, and facilitated mastermind calls.

Inspiration

Be inspired by the stories of success from female founders across a range of industries. Hear how they overcame challenges to create amazing global brands.

Connection

Connect and be motivated by women like you following their own journey in business, who share the same passion, drive and determination to succeed that you do.

Empowerment

Find the confidence and strength to reach your true potential with the support, encouragement and guidance from a powerful community of women.

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Combining comprehensive entrepreneurial education with a powerful mastermind group and real connection to inspirational role models and world-class entrepreneurs

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FEATURING

Flexible format

Designed with the needs of women in mind the delivery of this program is unique. All webinars, lessons and calls are recorded, we offer an online hub open 24-7 and core course content is available in video, audio or printable transcripts format. Providing access and inclusion and enabling founders to receive the support and guidance to succeed anytime,  anywhere.

Secrets to Success Series

The Secrets to Success series features interviews with Australian and international female founders. Be inspired by the stories of women who started out just like you and have now become successful entrepreneurs nationally and internationally. Hear about the challenges they’ve overcome, the successes they’ve achieved and what they wish they’d know when they were starting out.

Meet industry experts

Featuring special guest entrepreneurs, our industry expert calls allow founders to talk directly with industry leaders, asking questions and gaining invaluable advice. These high-level female entrepreneurs support, guide and inspire emerging founders through sharing their wisdom and experience. Connection with entrepreneurs of this caliber is just one of the exclusive and unique opportunities this program offers.

Lifetime access and support

The life of an entrepreneur can be challenging, there are obstacles and roadblocks all along the way. That’s why it’s important to have the support of a strong community who understand how it feels and are navigating the same journey. You’ll find a community that has your back, supporting you by providing referrals, offering advice when you have questions, elevating you in your time of need and celebrating with you when you’re finding success.

Power circle calls

This powerful facilitated group call provides founders with a safe and supportive environment allowing them the opportunity to dive deeper into challenges they are facing, process new ideas and share honestly how they are feeling in real time. Part women’s circle, part mastermind group, the power circle is an unique opportunity for founders to connect with each other, share progress reports and gain invaluable feedback from the program director and fellow founders.

Relevant strategies

These programs have been designed to provide founders with proven practical strategies that can be implemented today. You won’t find hypothetical assessment tasks based on a sample start-up, instead all activities have been tailored for founders to adapt to their own business. We provide you with the tools, techniques and strategies to implement powerful marketing campaigns, analyse your finances, think strategically and create innovative ideas.

Powerful connections with successful businesswomen and lifetime access to the community to help you feel embraced, empowered and guided through every single area of your life and business.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS

We’re passionate about supporting women to follow their dreams and we’re getting behind start-ups by offering full and matched funding scholarships for the 2020 intake of the IGNITE program.  

The Women’s Business School Scholarship Program provides opportunities for innovative female founders to scale their start-up.

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WHY WE'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT SUPPORTING WOMEN

We believe women will change the world.

And we believe investing in women is the most powerful way to achieve this.

When women are supported to succeed the positive impacts are felt by their partners, their families, their local communities and beyond.

Women see problems from a fresh perspective and find unique ways to solve problems. Their enterprises are often created to make a difference and bring a strong sense of purpose too, solving environmental, social and humanitarian issues in big and small ways through their start-ups.

The Women’s Business School has been designed to support and increase the viability and success of women-led ventures. We are committed to ensuring that women from a diverse range of backgrounds have access to world-class education, peer connectivity, mentoring and support in a professionally challenging but safe and inclusive environment.

COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Empowering all women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, men, families and communities.

Statistics show that women, particularly women from indigenous and multicultural backgrounds, and those based in rural, regional and remote locations, don’t participate in incubators and accelerators at the same rates as men. We are committed to ensuring that women from a diverse range of backgrounds have access to world-class education, peer connectivity, mentoring and support in a professionally challenging but safe and welcoming environment.

The Women’s Business School is committed to having an impact on diversity in entrepreneurship through leadership on this important issue and actively providing the right conditions, support and opportunities for all women to succeed and reach their full potential.

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Group mentoring with successful female founders

Get true and tested advice from experienced entrepreneurs and industry leaders. You’ll get insider information from women from a range of industries, who have created successful and profitable companies and generously share their stories of how they’ve overcome adversity to create profitable brands.

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We believe that women hold the power to change the world

Motherhood is so important, women are literally creating the blueprint for how the future will look. We believe that this role is so important and that it is possible to combine business and motherhood in a way that works for women and their families. Having it all is possible and we want to share with women how other families, just like theirs, are making it happen.

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Industry Specific Advice

Hear from women in your Industry including tech, food, product innovation, e-commerce, fashion, digital, publishing, business services, importing and more. Hear from leaders in your industry and have the opportunity to ask them industry specific questions.

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Content designed to fit around your busy life

We know how busy you are, so the core course content is available live and if you can't make it, we also record the video tutorials so that you can watch anywhere, anytime. Recorded content ensures that you won’t miss a thing and you can go back and rewatch the videos whenever you want to.

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Join the community

Be supported by ambitious female founders following their passions and taking control of their lives! By being part of these programs you’ll have ongoing support from our mentors, experts and ambassadors and from the whole Women's Business School community of women just like you!

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Live events

Join us at our conferences, masterclass days and retreats. At these events you will connect with fellow female founders, set the vision for your start-up and come away with a new sense of clarity for the life you want to create.

Connect at our Live Events

Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women that have her back

The Women’s Business School holds special live events including Masterclasses, Demo Days, Conferences and Retreats.

Why is this School so different?

This is the only program that gives you access to a stellar group of Australian and international successful female founders across a range of industries who you can connect with, learn from and be inspired by.

We know firsthand how frustrating it is to attend a conference, course or event where all the presenters and speakers are men, using examples of other men in business and quoting from books all written by men. We were tired of it and we knew other women were too so we’ve brought together some of the most incredible, passionate, knowledgeable women we could find. Female founders that you can relate to, who understand the challenges women face and are shaking things up in their industry right now!

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