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LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE UPCOMING TRAINING SPRING 2017

 

Course:                                   T1708  YOUR BUSINESS IN THE CLOUD

 

Date:                                                     23rd March 2017

Duration:                                             1 Half Day

Time:                                                     9.45am – 1.00pm

Location:                                              Local Enterprise Office

Cost:                                                      €25

 

The aim of this course is to create an interest in the cloud as a tool with real business value as well as provide a forum for people to discuss openly their apprehensions and questions about the cloud. The course will give an initial introduction to the Cloud Office and an overview of the main enterprise apps available to businesses.

 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the leading cloud platforms for SME’s
  • Cloud Platforms: Google versus Microsoft
  • Case Studies of business leveraging the cloud
  • Business apps that run in the cloud
  • Building a could roadmap for your business

 

Course                                    T1709  TAKING THE LEAP

 

Date:                                                     28th March 2017

Duration:                                             1 day

Time:                                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                                              Local Enterprise Office

Cost:                                                      €40

 

This programme is designed to provide participants with an over view of what is involved in starting a business and provide information to support conversion to self-employment. On completion, the participants will have acquired understanding of the fundamentals of business planning and product assessment.

 

Course Outline:

  • Entrepreneur Skills & Mindset
  • Business Plan and Business Models
  • Revenue & Business Registration
  • Financial Analysis, Projections and Cashflow
  • Product Analysis
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Supports and Funding

 

Course                                   

T1710  DESIGN AND BUILD YOU OWN WEBSITE

 

Date:                                                     29th March – 12th April 2017

Duration:                                             3 days

Time:                                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                                              Local Enterprise Office

Cost:                                                      €80

 

This programme will upskill participants to a point that they can develop their own business website. The programme will 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.

 

Course Outline:

  • Setting up a website
  • Creating Pages
  • Editing Content on your Website
  • Embedding a You Tube Video
  • Image Editing
  • Managing and keeping the website updated
  • Social Media Integration

 

Course                                   

T1711 EIGHT FREE GOOGLE TOOLS A BUSINESS SHOULD BE USING

 

Date:                                                     6th April 2017

Duration:                                             1 Day

Time:                                                     9.45am – 4.45pm

Location:                                              Local Enterprise Office

Cost:                                                      €40

 

This programme is designed to help participants to maximise their website by using essential free Google Tools so that participants can evaluate the most useful and relevant to their business.

Course Outline:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Adwords Keywords Planner
  • Google Webmasters
  • Google Trends
  • Google Alerts
  • Google My Business and Google +
  • Google PageSpeed Insights

 

Course                                    T1720  START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

 

Dates:                                                   18th April – 20th June 2017

Duration:                                             10 evenings

Time:                                                     7.00pm – 10.00pm

Location:                                              Local Enterprise Office

Cost:                                                      €100

 

The Start your own Business course focuses on those with a business idea and are unsure as to how to develop the idea into a business plan. This programme will provide individuals who are seeking to start their own business with the skills, management tools and expertise in making the right decisions planning and organising effectively. The 10 evening course will guide you through the various aspects of starting and running a business.

 

Course Outline:

  • Self – Assessment
  • Preparing a Business Plan
  • Business Set up
  • Cashflow and Cash Collection
  • HR and Employment Legislation
  • Sources of Finance
  • Costing and Pricing
  • Researching the Market

 

Other courses:

 

T1712  LEAN FOR BUSINESS                                                                          26TH April & 3rdMay

T1713  HOW TO ACHIEVE A BETTER WORK – LIFE BALANCE                     9TH May

T1714  DIGITAL MARKETING FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS                            10th May – 31stMay

T1715  RE-ENGERISING YOUR RETAIL BUSINESS                                         16th May + site visits

T1716  HOW TO USE SNAPCHAT TO BOOST YOUR BUSINESS                    6th June

 

If you are interested in any of the above courses, you can BOOK ONLINE here or contact Local Enterprise Office on 057 86 61800.

 

 

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