Business practices – best practices in business incubation in Australia
Operating a business incubator should be no different to the way the clients of a business incubator operate – as a business. This session will investigate the approach to business incubation in Australia, common practices, what works and what doesn’t and why operating a business incubator as a business is the only way to approach business incubator management.
Chairman, Business Innovation and Incubation Australia
Executive Director, Business Foundations Inc
Phillip Kemp is the Executive Director of Business Foundations, Western Australia’s largest non-government business development organisation and business incubator organisation and also the chairman of Australia’s peak body for business incubation, Business Innovation and Incubation Australia (BIIA). Phillip has qualifications in small business facilitation, company management and agricultural science, and is recognised as an industry expert in the field of small business development. He has published widely on SME and micro-enterprise development issues with particular reference to international best practice in business incubation operation and has conducted international research and published comparative international studies on the provision of SME and micro-enterprise business advisory and support services