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My Practice by Design

My Practice by Design

Date & TimeTuesday 10 November 2020 , 17 & 24 Nov 2020,
1 & 8 Dec 2020,12.30–1.30pm
Format Webinar
Price

Member

$450.00

Non-Member

$620.00

CPD Units 5 (+5 optional)
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
Venue Online, Digital Delivery View Map

Exclusive LIV Member Launch Price:
Register for $360 when you book online by 27 October*

Whether you are an emerging, established or an experienced small practice leader, the need to plan for a COVID normal world is critical to the success of your firm. A strategic planning process becomes vital to align and guide the approach and decisions you make to meet your goals now and into the future.

This interactive, five-part program takes you through the requisite steps to develop and formalise your own strategic plan. Workshop facilitator Brent Szalay will help you to identify your ideal business, assess where you are now, establish effective strategies to address your goals, and implement your managing and leadership plan.

Further details below.

Program Overview

  • Module 1 - Tuesday 10 Nov
    • Identify Your Ideal Business

      When:

      Tuesday 10 November, 12.30–1.30pm

      Focus:

      Identify your business goals

      Learning Outcomes:

      • Purpose: define why your firm exists
      • Vision: define the ideal business you’re working towards
      • Values: pin-point your values to establish your moral compass

      Engagement & Exercises:

      You will receive an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

  • Module 2 - Tuesday 17 Nov
    • Analyse Where You’re At Now

      When:

      Tuesday 17 November, 12.30–1.30pm

      Focus:

      Analyse where you’re at now

      Learning Outcomes:

      • Assess: Your team, finances and key risks
      • Opportunities: unearth those to capitalise on
      • Strengths: unearth internal capabilities to capitalise on

      Engagement & Exercises:

      You will receive an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

  • Module 3 - Tuesday 24 Nov
    • Establish Your Key Strategies: Clients, brand, services

      When:

      Tuesday 24 November, 12.30–1.30pm

      Focus:

      Establish your key strategies: clients, brand, services

      Learning Outcomes:

      • Clients: Identify and profile your ideal client base
      • Brand: Establish your strategy to competitively stand out and build your desired reputation
      • Services: Evolve, add to and consolidate your offering to provide greater value

      Engagement & Exercises:

      You will receive an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

  • Module 4 - Tuesday 01 Dec
    • Establishing Your Key Strategies: Processes and systems, team and marketing

      When:

      Tuesday 1 December, 12.30–1.30pm

      Focus:

      Establish your key strategies: processes and systems, team and marketing

      Learning Outcomes:

      • Processes: Refine your processes by leveraging technology and systems to achieve greater efficiency
      • Team: Remove key person dependency and build a high performing team
      • Marketing: Create tactics to retain and acquire your ideal client profile

      Engagement & Exercises:

      You will receive an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

  • Module 5 - Tuesday 08 Dec
    • Implement Your Managing & Leadership Plan

      When:

      Tuesday 8 December, 12.30–1.30pm

      Focus:

      Implement your managing and leadership plan

      Learning Outcomes:

      • M anagement: Implement clear financial reporting
      • Management: Implement clear performance management reporting
      • Leadership: Execute on how to lead your team to collectively achieve your business vision

      Engagement & Exercises:

      You will receive an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

Further Details

  • Full Description & Webinar Details

    The demands of running a practice really are relentless on you and your lifestyle especially in the absence of control. Particularly control of your money, time and motivation. And when you throw a pandemic into the mix, the challenge is magnified.

    Whether you are an emerging, established or an experienced small practice leader, the need to plan for a COVID normal world is critical to the success of your firm. A strategic planning process becomes vital to align and guide the approach and decisions you make to meet your goals now and into the future.

    This interactive, five-part program takes you through the requisite steps to develop and formalise your own strategic plan. Workshop facilitator Brent Szalay will help you to: identify your ideal business, assess where you are now, establish effective strategies to address your goals, and implement your managing and leadership plan.

    Each week you’ll be provided with an interactive PDF workbook with learnings from the webinar and practical exercises to complete and implement immediately into your practice.

    Registration & Compliance Information

    Online registrations close 12 hours before the first webinar of the five-part series begins. If you would like to book after online registration has closed, please contact the events team on phone 03 9607 9473 or email register@liv.asn.au.

    This five-part program is delivered across five weeks. Registration fees include attendance to all five webinars, as well as five interactive PDF workbooks that correlate to the learnings from each webinar. Reading and completing the practical exercises from each workshop can be claimed as part of your compliance requirements. Registrants can claim five CPD units by attending each webinar and five additional units through private study.

    Please note, it is mandatory to register for the entire program. If you are unable to attend all five sessions, you are still required to pay full registration fees.

    *Full Pricing Details

    Standard member launch price: $360
    Standard member price: $450
    Accredited Specialist/CLC/Young Lawyer/Tarwirri member price: $338 (exempt from launch price)
    Non-member price: $620

    Webinar Details

    LIV webinars offer an interactive learning experience – wherever you are, from any device – and are run through Zoom. Register as you would any of our other in-person education and we’ll send you the webinar link and log in details the morning of the event date.

    Please Note: Instructions are sent to the primary email address linked to your LIV account. If you do not receive an email from us, check the contact details in your LIV profile to confirm the correct email. If you have not received instructions from us within an hour of the event, please contact the events team on email register@liv.asn.au or phone 03 9607 9473.

    For additional information on LIV webinars, see our Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Facilitator


    Brent Szalay, Managing Director, SEIVA

    Recognised as a Top 40 under 40 Business Leader, Brent oozes passion, which you will see from the moment you meet him. But, don’t let the energy disguise his in-depth experience in strategic planning, financial management and culture-led leadership. He’s devoted to helping ambitious business owners define and achieve whatever happiness looks like to them. By advocating for and advising with; a balanced perspective of purpose, profits and personal wellbeing.

    Brent is Managing Director of the Advisory Firm, SEIVA. Just recently, he was nominated as ‘Thought-Leader’ of the year and was awarded 'Wellness Initiative of the Year,’ at the Australian Accounting Awards, for his book, TryPositive.

    Brent is currently sharing his business expertise as a facilitator of the LIV Practice Management Course and educator to members of CPA Australia and Design Matters.

  • November–March CPD Program


    Make your points count with the LIV

    To maximise flexibility and support you in fulfilling your CPD requirements for the 2020/21 practising year, the LIV has expanded our usual February and March CPD program to begin November 2020.

    Stop, reflect and prepare with Part 1 of the LIV’s concentrated CPD program, from November to December 2020. Propel your practice forward with Part 2, from February to March 2021.

    As with all LIV professional development, this program has been developed in collaboration with LIV committees and industry experts. It features a compelling line-up of high calibre speakers and covers 19 practice areas, all compliance areas and all career stages. Choose from a variety of options and formats to fit your schedule.

    Learn more about the November–March CPD Program.