LEO Thrive for Micro Programme


The Local Enterprise Offices Cork North & West & South are rolling out 5 new Business Development programmes under the umbrella called the “LEO THRIVE FOR MICRO” from this September.

  1. Exporting (Potential to export)
  2. Exporting (Existing exporters)
  3. Digitisation (Online trading)
  4. Digitisation (Productivity)
  5. Innovation

Information webinar: 

The following is a brief summary of each programme:

1.Existing Exporters

  • The programme will work on your journey of internationalising your products and services. The programme is for companies who are already exporting.

2.Potential Exporters

  • The programme is designed to support client companies who have the potential to export.

3.Digitisation - Online Trading

  • We want to continue supporting your online ecommerce footprint to ensure you are availing of the latest online platforms and to optimize your online marketing reach.
  • The programme is suitable for existing online enterprises and new to online ecommerce. 

4.Digitisation Productivity

  • The focus of the programme will be on digitisation productivity and efficiency to support your enterprise.
  • It will be open to all who now feel the timing is right to complete a full review of their existing operational technologies and see what new technologies you should be taking advantage of.

5. Innovation (please note a separate webinar will be held on this programme)

  • We want to continue to support your innovation roadmap, review where you are now, where you want to get to and what you need to do get there.

Terms and conditions: 

  • Places are limited to one programme per business and eligibility criteria applies. 
  • Priority will be given to clients who have received funding for their business from the LEO Cork North & West (excluding the trading online voucher funding). 

Programme will consist of:

  • One-to-one mentoring online
  • Group workshops online
  • Diagnostic phase
  • Competitive Benchmarking
  • Implementation of actions
  • Address Specific Issues (Incl., Financial, Pandemic, Brexit)

I am interested - what do I do next?


  • Will continue to observe government guidelines regarding COVID-19 which means all interaction with course providers will be online until further notice.