Home business, community of practice

home business community of practice

Running a home based business? Join our free Home Business, Community of Practice - an initiative to develop connection and support through physical and virtual events.

As a new joint initiative from Ku-ring-gai and City of Ryde Council’s supported by the MAP Institute we invite all home based business owners to the Home Business, Community of Practice. The community of practice (CoP) is a group of home based business people who will come together to fulfil both individual and group goals. The group will meet monthly (virtually and later in person) and to learn and connect.

Next event

Home Business Community of Practice session 3 - Maximising success after COVID restrictions are lifted

Many opportunities are expected for business when the economy fully reopens. But are you ready to take advantage of them?

This workshop is specifically designed with home business operators in mind and is set up to help you get in the right headspace for the post lockdown economy. In this session you will get practical tips to ensure that you are able perform at your peak in the challenging dynamic post COVID environment.

Hosted by Tulsi van de Graaff (linkedin.com/in/tulsivandegraaff) a mental health, communication, conflict and resilience specialist you will get insights into how you can prepare yourself to help drive your business to new levels of success.

When: Friday 15 October 10 - 11.30am

Where: Google meet (details when you register)

Register now

This is the third event in our free Home Business, Community of Practice program - an initiative to develop connection and support through physical and virtual events being run in partnership with City of Ryde Council.


Ku-ring-gai Council first focused specifically on supporting home based business back in October 2019 when it ran an event with City of Ryde Council and CSIRO during NSW Small Business Month. The event provided local businesses access to industry experts and was also used to launch the NSW Home Based Business web resource. Following the event Council worked with Regional Development Australia (Sydney) and the NSW Small Business Commissioner to undertake research on home based businesses in the Ku-ring-gai area. One key recommendation of the research was to supply more learning, mentoring and networking opportunities which has led to the establishment of the Home Business Community of Practice.

More information

Contact Will Adames, Community and Business Engagement Coordinator on 9424 0757 or wadames@kmc.nsw.gov.au.