New Business 101

You need someone who has been where you want to go.  At The Engine, we have all embarked on your journey.  Our interactive 10 week (3 hours per week) course will provide you with in-depth business experience & discipline from the best of the best. 

We will have your vision tied to the real world.

Becoming a business owner is within your reach

You have been working the management ladder and know you have the leadership potential to be your own boss and own your own Company.  You are poised to take a leap of faith.


The Engine’s New Business 101 course will provide you with in-depth knowledge required to run your own ship.  Our 101 Course will cover Business & Marketing Planning , Commercial Law,  Accounting, Digital & Traditional Marketing, HR, Compliance, Duty of a Director, IRD Obligations, Networking and so much more.  Our course will save you thousands of dollars and hours in time determining the best way forward.


New Business 101 is an opportunity for you to invest in your professional success. It allows you to link with the experts who can assist you to the next level.  At The Engine we are well poised to take you beyond the course with options that best suit you.


We also specialise in Succession Planning for businesses and could well have your next business ready and waiting. We aim to have you reflect on your individual leadership style. We will profile you to find a match for an existing business or to start you out with the best foot forward in your own business.


Our providers are leaders in their own space.  They will collectively empower you with the right knowledge to develop best business practices.

How you Benefit

Gain in-depth Knowledge

Gain in-depth knowledge in all aspects of running a business and best practices trained by specialists in their professional space.

Develop Leadership Style

Develop an insight into your own leadership style. Determine your professional passion and create a business and marketing plan for your business idea. Even if you are considering a transition role or you are on the course to benefit your organisation. The creation of these plans will enable buy in and the execution of your plans.

Secure your Future

Secure your future and pathway as a New Business Owner with the support of The Engine during and post this course.

The New Business 101 course is designed for professionals with strong management experience.  It’s for those ready to get to the next level of owning or running a business.  Current business owners may use our course to determine best business practices.  They can also place their 2IC or a key-person through our programme to provide in-depth knowledge to delegate more responsibility within the business.  Our programme will provide participants with specific subject knowledge each week.  It broadens their functional or operational knowledge to perform at Employer/Owner 101 level. 


The total cost for our course is $10000 + GST with a $500 + GST deposit required to book your space.  The Engine are approved Service Providers to the Regional Business Partner Network.  You may be eligible for 50% funding for this course.  You will walk away having built the foundations of your business through proven methods to steer you in the right direction.





Participant Profile

Start Up Busines Owner

Senior Manager (2IC, GM, CEO)

Existing Business Owner