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BP Australia Podcast Series: BP Australia's Indigenous Business Development Program

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BP Australia Podcast Series: Indigenous Business Development Program

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This Podcast in BP's Podcast Series is presented by Karleen Radford, Program Specialist in BP's corporate responsibility team, is on the topic of BP’s Indigenous Business development Program and its purpose.

Karleen talks in depth about their program and how it was developed to provide the opportunity for Indigenous business owners to build on their skills and knowledge to effectively and efficiently manage their operations and to assist with securing commercial contracts.

The Indigenous Business Development Program consists of an intensive two week program that matches indigenous business owners with one on one mentoring and business coaching by BP employees and which covers areas relevant to the candidates including business planning, procurement practices, preparation of tenders and managing work contracts.

In this insightful podcast Karleen shares insights into:

  1. Why BP got involved and the value to the resources sector
  2. The program's history, impact and success stories
  3. Supporting candidates through the process and the end results
  4. Helping candidates to help themselves
  5. Shifts in knowledge gain in completing the program

For all our listeners – if you would like to find out more about BP’s IBDP program– it’s simple Visit www.bp.com.au/reconciliation where you will find out more information on the program and also details of BP’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

To access the other Podcasts in the BP Podcast Series please visit: BP Australia Podcast Series

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