Tailor made local enterprise business training for owner managers in Laois

Laois and Offaly Local Enterprise Offices team up to help owner managers

Leinster Express Reporter


Leinster Express Reporter



Local Enterprise Office Laois will be offering the renowned 'Owner Manager Development Programme' to the owner-managers of businesses in Co. Laois for the first time in 2017.

This programme will be offered in partnership with Local Enterprise Office Offaly and will be delivered by Blaise Brosnan from the Management Resource Institute, one of the most highly regarded business advisers and mentors in Ireland. 

The Owner Management Development Programme will be our most comprehensive offering to small businesses in Laois with the objective being to get companies stabilised, ready for growth and increased competitiveness.  

Designed exclusively for the owner-managers of established and growing businesses, the calibre of participants is high and their business needs are similar.

The programme will consist of 15 workshops running from 8am - 1pm, starting on Tuesday September 5th and running until Tuesday December 12th.

The first 7 weeks will be held in Portlaoise and the remaining 8 in Tullamore. The programme will also include three 1-to-1 mentoring sessions with Blaise Brosnan in your business premises. This programme has been run successfuly in many other counties for the past decade and is recognised by the business owners who participated as one of the most beneficial they have ever done.

Core themes covered include:

Creating a “Felt need” for Change

You are responsible for making the necessary changes

Issues involved in gaining help for your business

Time Management

Developing Tools to help you to manage your time more efficiently

Monitor the changes to date and gain an understanding of the Natural Laws and how they influence you

The impact of ATTITUDE on your business performance

Managing the resources of your business

What are the Key Success Factors in your business?

Understanding what your Strategy is all about

Setting SMART Objectives for your business

What are the strategic options for your business?

Understanding your Financial Accounts

The Marketing Plan & Marketing Mix

What is the difference between marketing and sales?

HR Issues for your Business

How to negotiate more effectively

Customer care

Laois LEO will be limiting participation to 10 businesses from Laois so you are advised to book your place early. For further information or to book your place please contact Séamus Doran in our office on 057-8661800

A fee is applicable. For more course details click here