Saturday, 9 April 2011

Making Technology Work for Me

A fun day full of useful tips and information designed to equip rural women with the skills and knowledge required to make
the best use of contemporary telecommunications in their family, social and business networks

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Getting connected - a look at the available technologies and the most effective and efficient means of getting connected – mobile phones, iphone, android phone; satellite, ADSL, wireless broadband, NBN

  • Practical applications – a look at an online meeting room and the benefits of a website to the farm business – a guest presenter

  • Using the net more effectively – free software, podcasts, searching hints, communicating via Skype & Twitter, social networking sites

  • Promoting yourself online – a crash course in eBusiness marketing –  steps in developing your own website

You will need:   Pen & paper for notes, your own laptop with Broadband card or ability to connect to wireless Broadband

We will provide:  Course notes, morning and afternoon teas and lunch.

Cost: No course cost for participants. This workshop has been organised by Australian Women in Agriculture Ltd as part of their Farm Women Networks and Technology project. This project is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry under Australia’s Farming Future.

Time:  Courses will run from 8.45 am until 5:00 pm 

Location: April 18, Commodore Regent - Launceston

FIND OUT MORE AND BOOKINGS:  See attached brochure which includes a booking form.  Bookings are essential. Please use the registration form attached or contact Jayne Landsberg 0428 727 972 for more information.

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