Rod Richards

ManagerBEC Sunshine Coast

About Me – My highlights

Experienced Company Director;
Business Educator | Business Mentor | Advisor
Founding Director Business Enterprise Centre Sunshine Coast
Qld Director for BEC Australia
  • Business Enterprise Centre provide high value low cost Business Mentoring and Advisory services that transfers management skills and enrich business life.
  • BEC Centres connect with over 400,000 Small Business recognised by Government as the first and best place to access confidential assistance, information and advice for start-up entrepreneurs, home-based, micro and small business.
  • BEC Sunshine Coast is independent, non-government, not-for-profit, member of Business Enterprise Centres Australia
  • Start-ups
  • Business Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Maritime
  • Marine Engineering
  • Construction
  • Automation
  • R&D
  • Nonprofits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Enterprise Software
  • Small Business
  • Program Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Public Speaking
  • Coaching
  • Organizational
Real World
  • Leadership and getting Results – Ocean racing in the black of night being responsible for boat and life
  • Proof of Concept – on the racetrack to prove who built the fastest engines
  • Business BSB40507, BSB50207, TAA 40104, TAE 40110, (ILP), (AIPFM)
  • Qld Transport Accredited Ship Builder – Repairer, Transport Department marine Division ABS/98/150 – Sign off vessels under Marine Safety Regulations and USL Code
  • Harbours and Marine – Survey Welding Alloy No 1046 – All Areas Critical. Alloy & Metal
  • Shipboard Safety Certificate
  • Marine Radio Operator MROCP
  • Speedboat License, Qld Transport AB – recreational skipper
  • OHS C6 Mobile Slew Crane 60 Tons
  • OHS C2 20 Tons Crane
  • OHS EWP Work Platform 11 mtr Boom and over
  • OHS Fork Truck
  • Coxswain Skipper vessel up to 12 mtrs
  • Open Water Scuba Diving
  • MARSTAR Mining Safety & Fire Fighting Certificate