Enterprise Connect

Enterprise Connect is a $200 million Australian Government initiative designed to boost productivity, improve innovation and increase the competitiveness of Australian small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

Enterprise Connect recognises that one of the biggest challenges facing SMEs is having the time and know-how to implement innovative changes in their business.

Through a national network of Enterprise Connect Manufacturing Centres, highly skilled Business Advisers deliver integrated, practical services that help SMEs improve productivity, build internal capacity and capitalise on their growth potential.

Eligible businesses are able to request a comprehensive, confidential and independent Business Review at no charge. We can assist you with identifying your eligibility for the program and assist with the application process.

Is my business eligible for Enterprise Connect?

Your business must be a manufacturer or provide manufacturing related services. Read more about the eligibility criteria

The two step process

bulletYour business review The initial Enterprise Connect business review is entirely government funded and conducted by an accredited Enterprise Connect industry specialist. Read more...
bulletTailored advisory services Following completion of the Business Review, the Enterprise Connect consultant will prepare a report with recommendations for the business, including opportunities to engage qualified experienced consultants to assist with the implementation, with a substantial Government subsidy. Read more...

How Saward Dawson can help you

Our team of business advisory consultants have many years of experience in delivering solutions to business owners and managers.

Saward Dawson can help you with:

Financial and key performance measures: An effective reporting system summarises the information you need to know and delivers it on time so that you can act upon it. It must deliver information that is relevant and critical to decision making.

Strategic business planning: A strategic plan for your business can be the difference between success and failure.

Succession planning, business sales and acquisitions: Many owners have no idea of the value of their business, or what drives the value up or down. At some point you are going to need to access equity in your business. You need to start planning as early as possible.

Process improvement, Quality Management Systems & resource planning: Every business needs effective systems to monitor and control costs in all areas.

Read more about Saward Dawson' services...

What do I do next?

For more information on our Tailored Advisory Services, please contact us Andrew Howard on 9894 2500.

Paul Tan

New to Saward Dawson? Book a free 30 minute consultation

We happily spend 30 minutes without charge with new contacts to explore relevant issues and outline how we can assist. Let us know your area of interest and we will arrange a specialist to meet with you.

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