Building Indigenous Capability P/L

Shop 1, 1 Railway Square,
Wyong 2259
Trevor Satour
02 4351 0910
02 4351 0969

Building Indigenous Capability Pty Ltd (BIC), located on the Central Coast, is a company offering high value products and consultancy, training and facilitation services.

Operating as a catalyst and facilitator, Building Indigenous Capability Pty Ltd (BIC) brings people and organisations together.

BIC is constantly striving for new and innovative ways to apply its products, services and network of key associates and business partnerships, to further economic and social outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

BIC’s primary goal is to create spaces where people are encouraged to give their best and its passion is to inspire people to do great work on the things that improve economic and social outcomes.

The business has a particular focus on improving the quality of Indigenous corporate governance and leadership so that organisations and community groups can achieve higher levels of effectiveness.

Apart from offering consultancy and training services, staff at BIC also participate in the evaluation and review of Indigenous-specific programs and services, community consultation and engagement efforts.

BIC offers quality, value-added consulting services in business and strategic planning, community engagement, evaluation and review, and team building.

BIC offers quality, value-added training and facilitation services that are flexible.

Accredited and non-accredited training can be integrated with other core offerings and delivered by competent, experienced personnel chosen on a 'best fit' basis in line with your requirements. Tailored training packages are also available.

As a nationally Registered Training Organisation (RTO National Code 88113) BIC offers the following accredited courses:
• Course in Indigenous Mentoring 80973ACT
• Certificate IV in Indigenous Corporate Governance (Partnership with Djaringo, another Indigenous RTO).

Non-accredited courses offered by BIC include:
• Cultural Competency Training
• Youth Leadership in Employment
• Grants and Submission Writing
• Leadership (Leader as Coach and Facilitator)
• Project Management
• Teamwork
• Train the Trainer
• Facilitation Skills.

BIC facilitation services assist with:
• organising a conference or seminar
• developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP - Reconciliation Australia)
• conducting a series of focus groups
• implementing an Appreciative Inquiry approach in a community or organisation
• conducting business or strategic planning exercises.

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Staff with demonstrated capability and skill sets, are committed to delivering the best possible outcome. BIC consists of a core group surrounded by a number of strategic partnerships and associates which include: Iterrke-Warru, Djaringo (WA), Effective Development Group, Hudson Australia, AERF, GHD, Beyond Business Connections (ACT), Cross- Cultural Communication International (NT), Bindal Sharks Aboriginal Corporation, Corporate Culcha, MW Training Consultants (QLD), Quickform Homes, Jobs Australia (VIC).

BIC in partnership with the Hudson Talent Management, developed new methodologies and tools for the Australian Public Service Commission to use at the National Assessment Centres for the recruitment of Cadets, Graduates and trainees to the Australian Public Service. A component of the project included training assessors from the various Government agencies and departments.

BIC also conducted a business plan review for the Dhiiyaan Cultural Centre and Keeping Place in Moree, with support from Arts North-West NSW. The Dhiiyaan facility is a vitally important, culturally significant and unique Indigenous resource containing books, photographs, artefacts, oral histories and stories. The review provided a focus for the immediate future of the Centre and its steering committee.

BIC is an active panel member on the FaHCSIA National Indigenous Leadership Program. BIC facilitators Trevor Satour, Veronica Williams and James Baban have been engaged to conduct several intakes of the National Men's and Women's Leadership Programs, and a number of special interest and Remote Service Delivery Workshops in all parts of Australia.

In May 2010 BIC conducted a Regional Community Leadership Workshop on the NSW Central Coast. This was attended by 55 participants at a three day live-in event at the Kooindah Waters Mantra Resort. Many participants went on to complete the national program and the BIC mentor course. The ultimate aim of events like this is to create a pool of committed and trained community leaders and mentors to assist Indigenous youth through education into employment, and further, to build the foundation of a strong community.

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