Local Enterprise Office is a first stop shop for all your business needs, providing business information, advisory services and enterprise support.
The Local Enterprise Office Laois is offering a wide range of high quality training courses scheduled for Autumn 2016 to assist businesses in upskilling in areas such as Sales, Marketing, Social Media, Financial Management and Business Planning. These training courses are heavily subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office.
BOOK KEEPING & TAXATION
The Local Enterprise Office is running a Basic Book keeping course on Thursday 6th October which is suitable for individuals with very little or no book keeping experience and who are interested in acquiring the necessary skills to maintain a manual book keeping system for a small business. A training course on ‘Keeping the Taxman Happy’ will take place on the 10th November and is designed to give start up business owners / managers an understanding into what knowledge and activity is required of them from a taxation perspective.
STRATEGIC MARKETING AND BRANDING
The Local Enterprise Office is providing a 4 day Strategic Marketing and Branding programme which is aimed at small business owners / managers or those responsible for the marketing function of the business. The programme will give participants a full understanding of the marketing process, strategic planning, evaluating marketing activities and brand development for a small business.
A four day Social Media Bootcamp course will start on the 19th October and will assist businesses in up skilling with regard to social media tools such as shooting and editing marketing videos, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. A Half day course on ‘Snapchat to Boost your Business’ will provide detailed knowledge about how businesses of any size and in any sector can Snapchat as part of a successful marketing strategy. Through narrated video, images, step-by-step instructions and many real-life examples, participants will learn how to use and master the Snapchat mobile app.
MAXIMISE YOUR TRADE SHOW INVESTMENT
Attending a trade show is a significant investment from the cost of securing space and displaying materials. However, these are not the only things that you need to consider. This one day course will help you understand the various aspects of maximizing your trade show investment and using them to market your business successfully.
If you are interested in a place on this course, please contact 057 86 61800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will advise you of the set date.
AN INTRODUCTION TO LEAN MANUFACTURING
This course will provide participants with an excellent understanding of the concept of Lean Manufacturing. This course is designed to encourage participants to adopt lean business principles in their organization to increase performance and competiveness.
DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE
Do you wish to develop your own business website? This training course 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.
THE FOOD PRENEUR – 10 STEP RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
If you are in the early stage of the food /drink production business, this two day training course will provide participants with the knowledge of what is involved in setting up a food business. Participants will finish the course with a structured guide to bringing their product from concept to market.
For all information on our Training courses, please contact the Local Enterprise Office on 057 86 61800 or book online www.localenterprise.ie/laois.
Places are limited and subject to availability