Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises (WiRE): Playing Big in Business Project

Wiesner, Retha ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2849-2337 (2021) Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises (WiRE): Playing Big in Business Project. Government Report. University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]


Abstract

The aim of the Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises (WiRE) Program is to promote entrepreneurial behaviour of women in rural, regional and remote enterprises through enhancing individual and organisational awareness, participation, skills, competencies, capacity, building support networks, sharing knowledge, growing resilient communities and creating sustainable change in the Queensland region through delivering an integrated program consisting of multiple capacity-building activities. This particular project focused up rural, regional and remote women who needed to reset and reimagine the start-up and progression of their business during COVID-19.

The Department of Employment Small Business and Training (DESSBT) have contracted the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to deliver the WiRE: Playing Big in Business (WiRE:PBB) project as part of the 2019-2020 Advancing Women in Business Industry Partnership Initiative (AWB). Owing to the COVID 19 crisis and the negative impact on businesses, the main theme of each program component was to “Reset and Re-imagine Your Business”. This allowed participants to not only reflect on their current business and business context and challenges but also enabled them to redesign, reset and re-imagine their business to progress and grow during the current COVID-19 and beyond.
The AWB initiative encourages women to start and grow their own businesses and achieve positions of leadership. WiRE:PBB contributed to this agenda by delivering five (online) components that particularly target women in rural, regional and remote Queensland.


Statistics for USQ ePrint 43784
Statistics for this ePrint Item
Item Type: Report (Government Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Final Report (DESBT19241). Access to this report permanently restricted at author's request.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Business (18 Jan 2021 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Resilient Regions - Rural Economies Centre of Excellence (1 Aug 2018 -)
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2021 02:25
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2021 05:24
Uncontrolled Keywords: women entrepreneurship,women in rural enterprises, women in regional enterprises, entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurs, rural female entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurship capacity building, female founders
Fields of Research (2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150304 Entrepreneurship
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150314 Small Business Management
Fields of Research (2020): 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350716 Small business organisation and management
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350704 Entrepreneurship
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350707 Leadership
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): B Economic Development > 90 Commercial Services and Tourism > 9099 Other Commercial Services and Tourism > 909999 Commercial Services and Tourism not elsewhere classified
B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910499 Management and Productivity not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 15 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 1503 Management and productivity > 150302 Management
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280106 Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Funding Details:
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/43784

Actions (login required)

View Item Archive Repository Staff Only