Virtual training programs

This affordable 4-week virtual training course gets your creative agency up and running with the best systems and processes to capture the right data you need for decision making. It’s true Finance 101 for the non-financial person, delivered in a fun and effective way.

Outcomes and benefits

• Step-by-step guidance on how to set up Xero (or your chosen accounting system) correctly and effectively for a creative business
• Master the art of reading and understanding your profit and loss statements and balance sheets
• Determine the true cost and charge rates for each of your staff
• Understand the revenue targets required for each level of staff seniority
• Easily restructure software to capture meaningful information and then report on that data using Futrli or Excel
• Learn how to create a two-year forecast and reforecast as often as required
• Set up the Futrli creative agency dashboard to visually summarise how your business is performing
• Receive weekly tasks to complete the set up of your systems, so it’s agency-perfect!

Making figures hot again.

Who knew business numbers
could be so alluring?

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Set up your agency systems for business success.

Discovery consultation

Discovery consultation

Start your journey to gaining a thorough understanding of your business with our $99 refundable 45-minute virtual session.

Creative agency performance reviews

Creative agency performance reviews

Three levels of agency reviews to understand the state of your financial and operations performance.

Peak Body Workshops & Events

Peak Body Workshops & Events

Profitability 101 – the creative industry’s most practical tips and advice on how to increase profitability – it’s easier than you think!

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Exhale doubt.


We were founded with a genuine ambition: to help build our nation’s creative economy by inspiring and empowering agencies and individuals to succeed.

Blair Enns
Win Without Pitching

Michael is an astute financial consultant to creative firms and a valuable Win Without Pitching partner in Australia.

Graham Hardy

Mick has worked with us in several capacities over the past 10 years and has provided excellent financial support and advice.

Lisa Kellar
L+L Design

Working with Mick showed me how I could stop working in my business and start working on it. Also allowing me to enjoy less hours in the office and keep the business profitable.

Tessa Pacitti
APR Creative

Unlike other financial consultants we have used in the past Michael’s in depth understanding of how a creative business operates really sets him apart. His insights around the challenges that are unique to our industry set the foundation for the solutions and processes that he implemented for us.