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Business capability

The Business Growth team can help you build buisiness capability and point you in the right direction to find the business support and advice you need, when you need it. This will help you save time, effort and money.

Business management and capability

business capability

If your business has aspirations for growth, you can access support through the Regional Business Partnership (RBP) Network. WREDA is your business partner for the Wellington Region, and our team of business advisors can help you take your business to the next level.

Your first step to is to register with the Regional Business Partner programme. From there, we'll contact you via phone to discuss your business needs and determine the next steps.

We can help your business identify gaps and develop the management capability to grow, particularly in key commercial areas like:

  • business strategy and planning
  • finance, cashflow and accounting
  • governance and advisory functions
  • raising capital and investment
  • business structure
  • marketing, branding, communications and sales
  • market validation and development
  • intellectual property
  • product development strategy
  • tendering, procurement and negotiation
  • team and culture
  • business process improvement.

Capability Development Vouchers

Business port

As part of the RBP programme, you may be eligible to access a NZTE Capability Development Voucher which are available to some businesses to use as partial payment towards the cost of capability development and training. 

Note: The Capability Development Vouchers are used to co-fund up to 50 percent of capability development training up to a maximum of $5,000 per year per business. The business must pay at least half of the training costs.

Helping your business

business mentor

We can also help you find business support and advice in many areas from the beginning stages of your business through to succession and exit planning. 

If you're looking for help with:

  • building a business plan
  • defining your customer
  • access to management capability services
  • preparing for export and expanding into new markets
  • understanding your business compliance obligations
  • or taking a new product to market

Then talk to the Business Growth team about options for your business.

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