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LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE LAOIS NEWS

LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE LAOIS UPDATE

Due to popular demand, we are running another Start your own Business evening programme starting Wednesday 2nd March (7pm – 10pm) and running every Wednesday for 10 weeks. The next Start your own Business programme in Portarlington will start on Wednesday morning 6th April and run for 10 mornings. We are also taking names for another 1 day HACCP course (the current one is full) so if you are interested, please let us know.

 

There are limited spaces left on the following training courses:

T1602                        SAGE Computerised Accounts

Dates:                         9th February – 12th April

Time:                          9.45am – 1.00pm

Cost:                           €100

 

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge to use SAGE Line 50 Accounts to record their business transactions and extract relevant management reports to run their business more effectively.

T1603                        Digital Marketing and Website Design

Dates:                         10th February – 9th March

Time:                          9.45am – 4.45pm

Cost:                           €100

 

The aim of this programme is to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to create and maintain their own website and drive their marketing efforts on the web.  The use of digital marketing is increasingly important for small businesses, allowing them to extend their reach while offering reduced marketing costs compared to traditional marketing channels.

T1604                        Marketing Tips for the small business

Dates:                         18th February

Time:                          9.45am – 4.45pm

Cost:                           €40

 

This programme aims to give small business owners the confidence to approach marketing their business for next to nothing costwise. The session focuses on how small businesses can grow brand awareness through practical hardworking tips. The course covers the analysis and profiling of the target market so that the participant can decide the most appropriate channels to use in the business and decide on the best way to get the message across.

 

T1606                        The potential of LinkedIn for Business

Dates:                         25th February

Time:                          9.45am – 1.00pm

Cost:                           €25

 

This course is designed for businesses who are interested in creating a strong business brand and getting more business through LinkedIn. The aim of the programme is to demonstrate the features and functionality of LinkedIn both for the individual and the business and how to showcase your business with LinkedIn Company pages.

 

T1607                        The potential of Facebook for Business

Dates:                         3rd March

Time:                          9.45am – 1.00pm

Cost:                           €25

 

This course will focus on the skills needed to build, maintain and market an effective Facebook Business Page. Participants will understand the importance of establishing a Facebook Business page is maintained with regular timely posts, how to run competitions, how to write successful content for posts. The course is aimed at those who wish to learn how to use Facebook Marketing effectively to increase sales.

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T1608                        The potential of Twitter for Business

Dates:                         10th March

Time:                          9.45am – 1.00pm

Cost:                           €25

 

This course will focus on the skills needed to build, maintain and market an effective Twitter account. Learn all about Twitter, the terminology used, how to ‘tweet’, attract followers and use this social network as an effective profile building and direct marketing tool.

 

  • If you wish to book all three Social Media courses – LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, the Local Enterprise Office Laois is offering a special rate of €40 for the three courses. Please contact our office on 057 86 61800 for more details.

 

All training courses can be booked online www.localenterprise.ie/laois or contact out office on 057 86 61800 if you have any queries.