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Upcoming Local Enterprise Office Courses
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Upcoming Local Enterprise Office Courses

LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE TRAINING

 

T1646                      THE FOODPRENEUR – 10 Step Recipe for Success

 

The aim of this programme is to provide participants with the knowledge of what is involved in setting up a food business. This course is ideal for participants who are at the early stages of food production or setting up a food business. The programme provides wider knowledge which will impact on decisions to either start or grow a current business and will provide a level of awareness of what it takes to succeed both legally and commercially within this competitive marketplace.

 

Dates:                                   Tuesday 8th November and Tuesday 15th November

Time:                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                              Local Enterprise Office Laois

Cost:                                      €60

 

T1650                      How to keep the Taxman Happy

 

This course is designed to give start up business owners / managers an understanding into what knowledge and activity is required of them from a taxation perspective. The programme’s objective is to enable participants to manage their business tax affairs more effectively.

 

  • Registration
  • ROS (Revenue Online Services)
  • Basic Revenue Returns
  • Self Assessment
  • Revenue Powers
  • Important dates and deadlines

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Date:

 

Thursday 10th November

Time:                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                              Local Enterprise Office, Portlaoise

Cost:                                      €40

 

T1651                      Design and Build your own Website

 

This course seeks to upskill participants so that they can develop their own business brochure website. It will also demonstrate practical methods which can be implemented that will assist with enhancing the visibility of websites in search engines by deploying a variety of tried and tested digital marketing techniques. At the end of the course, participants will have their own working website that they can edit and modify in the future.

 

  • Set up a website using the tips and tools provided during the session
  • Manage and keep the website updated
  • Making the website accessible
  • Making the website mobile friendly / responsive
  • Create an online marketing strategy linking it to Social Media platforms

 

Dates:                                   17th November – 1st December (3 days)

Time:                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                              Local Enterprise Office Portlaoise

Cost:                                      €80

 

T1652                      The Basics of Small Business Insurance

 

Insurance is not only important to you in your business, but in your other business relationships as well. In this course, you will discover the many types of insurance cover available for small business and which types will fulfill the requirements of your business. This course sets out to insure you, as a business owner, understand the insurance process and how to bet ensure your business is protected.

 

Course Outline:

 

  • The different types of insurance options available
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • How to get the best value for money
  • Renewing insurance contracts

 

Date:                                     23rd November  (1 morning)

Time:                                     9.45am – 1.00pm

Location:                              Local Enterprise Office Portlaoise

Cost:                                      €25

 

T1653                         HEALTH & SAFETY FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS

 

This course enables managers and supervisors to carry out their activities within the workplace and understand the duties required of them under the various pieces of legislation. Participants will learn about all aspects of Health and Safety required in a modern working environment, including risk assessment, accident / incident investigation and analysis, communications and safe systems of work.

 

Course Outline:

  • The role of the Health and Safety Authority
  • Duties of Managers, Supervisors and Employees
  • Accident recording and reporting
  • Consequences of non-Compliance
  • Hazard identification
  • Preventative strategies
  • Safety Statement / Risk Assessments
  • Role of Safety Representatives

 

Dates:                                   6th and 7th December

Time:                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                              Local Enterprise Office Portlaoise

Cost:                                      €60

 

 

If you wish to book a space on any of our courses, please BOOK ONLINE www.localenterprise.ie/laois or Contact 057 86 61800.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honor Deevy | Business Advisor | LEO Laois 

Portlaoise Enterprise Centre, Clonminam Business Park, Portlaoise, Co. Laois | (  057 866 1800

 * localenterprise@laoiscoco.ie  | www.localenterprise.ie/laois