LEO Wicklow have launched the Spring and Summer Training courses for 2022, speaking at the launch Head of Enterprise Vibeke Delahunt said “As another year has come to an end, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all the best in 2022!
Local Enterprise Office Wicklow provides an extensive range of supports to local business communities. Our confidential advisory service is open to anyone exploring self employment as an option or for those who are currently operating a business.
To assist the small business community in meeting the challenges of the business world, we provide a wide range of high-quality training supports which are tailored to meet specific business requirements. Whether it is starting a business or growing a business there is something suitable for everyone.
See our upcoming courses below.”
Start Your Own Business Course – €95 – 10 week programme to assist participants in assessing the viability of business ideas and understand the essential elements required to start up and run their own business.
Trading Online Voucher Seminar – FREE – The ‘Trading Online Voucher’ scheme, aims to encourage small businesses to develop their online presence through a website or digital marketing strategy by availing of a Trading Online Voucher.
Increasing Traffic to Your Website: SEO for Beginners – €50 – provides participants with the skills, tools and knowledge to be able to plan and implement their website Search Engine Optimisation.
Bookkeeping for Small Businesses – €120 – 2-day course equips start-up businesses and SMEs with the tools and knowledge to maintain and understand their books and records.
Maximising Sales on your Website & Social Media – €20 – gives the participants the skills, tools and knowledge to be able to increase their sales and lead from their social media channels and website.
Start Your Own Food Business: The Essentials – €20 – aimed at those interested in starting a local artisan food business in Wicklow, the course caters for those exploring the possibility of operating a café, food trailer, or manufacturing local food product.
Cashflow Management – €60 – provides a deeper understanding of the differences between cash and profit, cash flow forecasting and managing debtors and debtors.
Essential Idea Exploration: Proven Tools & Techniques to Test the Market – €30 – brings participants through a multi-layered innovation model to understand the principles behind design strategy, ideation, validation and commercialisation.
Digital Marketing Clinics – €30 – 7 1 Hour Sessions Available – analyse your digital assets for best performance with digital marketing scientist Aisling Hurley MSc. Ask any question on any platform, or keep it website specific. A unique opportunity to fix an issue unique to your business.
Future Proofing Your Business Using Smart Tech Tools – €50 – 2 day workshop aims to help small business owners, assess if they are using enough, easily available, smart tech tools to save time and work more efficiently.
Video Production: Tools, Techniques & Tactics: Beginners Level – €25 – designed to enable local micro businesses and SME’s to: Gain practical insights and tips on how to create and use video content as part of their entrepreneurial skill set, market their business online, maximise their opportunities to win business using self-created digital content and communicate the story of their brand/business to new and existing customers using video content.
Public Procurement for SMEs: Introduction to Tendering – €25 – participants will learn how to use the eTender website to understand how to find useful information that can help them understand where opportunities lie and what they need to do to start targeting the right opportunities.
Effective Use of Social Media for Your Business: Beginners – €50 – offers participants the skills, tools and knowledge to create their own social media channels and use them effectively for business.
Bookkeeping Using Excel – €60 – one-day course that will cover all the working elements of setting up a simple bookkeeping system on Microsoft Excel.
Effective Use of Social Media for Your Business: Intermediate – €50 – offers participants the skills, tools and knowledge to take their social media activity and success rate to a higher level.
Driving Your Own Public Relations Campaign – €70 – offers participants the skills, tools and knowledge to take their social media activity and success rate to a higher level.