“It was refreshing to have someone from outside our business to give advice. We also received information to help in making contacts in certain market areas. It reinforced the fact that we need to do certain things to keep the business on track and advance it in the future. Thanks.”
Janet has a strong general management background in a range of organisations in the private and public sectors. Since 1994 she has run her own training consultancy, working with small businesses, Not-for-Profit organisations and educational institutions. She has also been involved in local government as a Councillor and Mayor of Mount Alexander Shire. Through her consultancy Janet has helped organisations with strategic and business planning, recruiting staff and staff management and establishing effective business management systems. She helped organisations with change management, team development, committee of management development and setting quality frameworks. Janet has strong coaching skills to enable individuals and groups achieve their business and personal goals. She is a qualified trainer, having delivered workshops to small business and health and welfare sectors on topics ranging from time management, recruiting staff and developing marketing plans. She can also help businesses prepare tender specifications and write tender responses.
Education and training-
Public administration inc. Government relationships-
Health care and social assistance-
Arts and recreation services-
Administrative and support services-
Private business consultant.
Janet has run Janet Cropley Business Training and Consultancy since 1994. Previous clients include Benchmarking Success P/L, B&D Roller Doors, Symonds Henderson, Tesselaars Bulb Farm, Rankin Diesel, Westgate Division of General Practice, Anglican Aged Care, Continuing Education Bendigo, Horsham Learning Centre, St John of God, Colac Health, Sunbury Community Health, State Trustees, Southern Cross Care, The Brotherhood of St Laurence, Regional Government Units and Ballarat District Nursing.
Janet’s employment history includes:
·Director of Family and Community Services - Pakenham Shire.
·Program Manager - Swinburne University.
·Senior Policy Consultant – Department of Community Services Victoria.
·Children's Services Development Manager - Working Womens' Centre – ACTU.