Digital Business Academy

Digital Business Academy is an online learning platform where you can build your digital skills by completing self-directed courses according to the latest digital trends and best practice. Courses available on Digital Business Academy are created by digital thought leaders and backed by the Australian Government

Why the contribution is important

What businesses have told us: "I'm keen to learn myself, and in my time, about the skills and digital tools I need to help my business excel, but there is nothing available from someone I trust."


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by smalldigbizteam on January 31, 2018 at 01:14PM

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  • Posted by kenny February 03, 2018 at 10:46

    not sure if something like this would answer the "trust" portion of this question
  • Posted by Iain February 05, 2018 at 11:12

    I like that it's digital - is it similar to France's Personal Activity Account? Maybe could draw of it for inspiration on how to flesh this out a bit more.[…]3a82bb-02e3a92805-177946237

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  • Posted by Jillllll February 05, 2018 at 11:43

    This already exists. Trusted providers include Harvard, MIT etc. Government intervention not required.
  • Posted by breakthrough4business February 13, 2018 at 11:34

    This is a fantastic idea. If we are looking to increase the Digital ability of Small Businesses around Australia it has to be done in a Digital Delivery Model. However, delivering knowledge by itself is not enough, there needs to be a component of Community, Support and Accountability.

    We have been building this product for over 5 years with over 55 online tools broken down into step-by-step instructions, more than 300 hours of recordings from Live events, recorded and live webinars from industry experts and an online Accountability Scorecard so that Users can track their effectiveness with Digital Marketing.

    The philosophy behind this is that the User can learn at their own SPEED, in a TIME that suits them (mostly after hours for Small Business Owners), in the comfort of their own home or office with the support of other Business Owners who are on the same journey as them.

    For more information you can contact me at or visit the website at

    Steven Dixon.
  • Posted by Mack February 14, 2018 at 13:43

    Tech City UK has a Digital Business Academy that offers a range of specialist digital business courses.

    I would also build any synergies from the Go Digi Platform developed by Infoxchange and Australia Post which is a national four-year digital literacy program.

    The government could host an online portal (one-stop shop) that provides information on the benefits of going digital, success stories, online courses to gain free digital business skills, links to programs and events.
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