John Cokley - Business Skills Mentor
Meet a Mentor
TAFE Queensland is offering our clients the opportunity to work with Small Business Mentor John Cokley, a nationally-accredited business trainer who has owned and successfully operated small businesses in Australia since 1982.
John’s businesses have included a publishing company, wedding photography and a bookshop, and he has worked recently in retail, tourism, journalism, public relations and training.
He has led innovation-award winning teams since 2001 and researched business strategies in the UK, the US and Asia.
He also brings senior experience in large organisations such as universities and media publishers, has delivered seminars around the world – including in the United States, Wales, Ireland, France, China, Fiji, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Iran – and published the revolutionary business success book The Shopping News in 2015.
John’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (QUT), a Graduate Certificate in Education (JCU), Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD from Griffith University). He is current with all new marketing, financial and leadership strategies as he is also completing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Griffith University.