• 14 November 2018
    14 November 2018
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm


The business model is the method by which the question ‘how do we deliver our services’ is framed and answered. A business model can be defined as the framework for products, services and information flows.   A business case is critical when preparing tenders and/or deciding on new or expanded expenditure. 

Methods used to acquire skills

Course notes, group workshop, video, practical exercises, case studies.


The presenter of the NFP Social Business Series has had at least two decades researching, consulting, training and writing for organisations in the Community Services sector.

Who should attend

CEOs and senior staff, business development managers, finance managers and others who have a role in establishing and managing a Community Services Sector organisation.

Workshop Content

  1. What is a business model? Why is it important even if you are fully government funded?
  2. Developing and maintaining the right business model for your organisation
  3. Using the business model effectively
  4. Business case development and presentation
  5. Measuring and monitoring the progress of the business model and new projects/services.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain an understanding of, and skills, in:

  • Assessing and improving their organisation/program’s business model
  • Developing an effective business model for Social Enterprise activities
  • Researching and developing a business case.

Organisations who send participants will be provided with resources to assist them evaluate and develop their business model and business case.


A Certificate of attendance will be issued at the completion of the course.

Duration & Venue

Duration: Half Day: 9.00am – 12.30pm
Venue: AFEI, Level 2, 97-99 Bathurst Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Fee (GST Free)

Member Fee: AUD $260
Non Member Fee: AUD $310

Other Details

Fee includes morning tea and workshop materials.

There are no dates currently scheduled for this course. Please contact AFEI to express your interest or to arrange private/on-site training.