- Date: March - April 2017
- Time: 6.30pm
- Price: Free. Booking essential.
- Location: Central Library, Business Information Centre
- Address: ILAC Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1
About this free event:
Dublin City Libraries in association with Local Enterprise Office - Dublin City are pleased to announce a series of six free business lectures designed to empower potential entrepreneurs.
The lectures will cover subjects such as the characteristics needed to run and fund your business. Digital marketing strategies and writing business plans will also be included.
This lecture series is FREE to attend but booking is essential
Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur – How You Can Create and Produce Ideas
Thursday 23rd March 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Understanding the creative process to become an entrepreneur
Speaker : Nevin Cody will examines what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
He has amassed huge experience across the financial services and retail sectors. His career includes over 14 years managing teams in the retail sector and overseeing the recruitment and training of new teams for the Bank of Scotland Ireland branch network. Nevin has developed a philosophy and style for mentoring and coaching which delivers results and success. By focusing on the skills needed to become a successful business owner, he has a clear vision of how to recognise the right idea along with the skill set to help others find and develop their own. As a trainer and coach with QED Training, Nevin brings all his experience together, to ensure that potential growth and success are developed well into the future.
Creating the Best Plan for your Business
Thursday 30th March 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Developing and writing the best business plan
Speaker : Muireann Fitzmaurice will take you through the key steps needed to help you develop your business plan more efficiently and effectively.
Muireann is an energetic and passionate trainer. Her aim is to inspire innovative ideas while offering practical advice on how these can be implemented into a robust business plan. She has worked in the marketing and sales teams of a range of different companies which involves activities such as brand auditing, brand planning, developing communications strategies, sponsorship, public relations, direct marketing, long-term strategy planning, experiential marketing and event management. As a qualified life coach, trainer and NLP practitioner she is particularly interested in helping business people identify their core strengths and how to use that to brilliantly market their company.
Market Research Skills – What You Need To Do To Be Successful
Thursday 6th April 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Identifying your target market by doing SMART market research
Speaker: Michael Keogh will help you take your idea and explore the impact it will have on the market.
He will help you take your idea and explore the impact it will have on the market. He is an expert in Social Media and Digital Marketing, particularly in the use of Social Media as a promotional, research and marketing platform. His background includes a diverse range of industries from light engineering and fast moving consumer goods to sports leisure and IT. This experience combined with qualifications in both Marketing and Digital Marketing allow him to have a broad and insightful view of all areas of market research and the processes involved in order to understand your customers better. Michael also has a keen interest in social psychology and human behaviour, which adds further depth to his delivery and presentations.
Managing Your Online Presence – Having A Digital Plan To Help You Increase Sales
Thursday 13th April 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Choosing online tools for your business – Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter – Managing Your Time and knowing your online customer
Speaker:Ronan Kennedy will help you manage your websites and social media message, make an impact and add value to your online customers.
Ronan has a thorough understanding of the new technologies that are needed for many businesses these days, along with the usual processes such as writing a business plan, creating a revenue stream and optimising business systems etc. As a coach, trainer and mentor, he empowers people to do work that they love and start their own businesses.He had worked for different industries and startups and can help your business build relationships with your customers both off and online.
Financial Support and Grants for Entrepreneurs
Thursday 20th April 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Identifying the financing options available to you and discovering how to identify grants, bank loans and other sources of funding
Speaker: Rory Finegan will talk you through what to expect from the banks and explain other sources of available funding.
He has over 20 years in the financial sector and in many companies, he is equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge in managing small business finances. Heis passionate about cloud accounting and using technology to create efficiencies for businesses, driving costs down and improving management information.Rory holds BSc (Mgmt), Business Studies from the College of Commerce and Trinity College Dublin as well as an FCA, Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Essential Supports and Services for Entrepreneurs – Who’s Out There To Help You
Thursday 27th April 2017 6.30 to 8.00pm - To book a place for this topic Please Click Here
Outlining supports open to all sectors of the entrepreneur community and focusing on the Non-Irish business community and the supports available to them
Speaker: Rory Finegan will help you explore the essential supports and services available around the country for all entrepreneurs.
He is a Chartered Accountant and offers a number of accounting and tax advice packages to start ups and micro-enterprises. He has over 20 years in the financial sector and in many companies, he is equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge in managing small business finances. He is passionate about cloud accounting and using technology to create efficiencies for businesses, driving costs down and improving management information. Rory holds BSc (Mgmt), Business Studies from the College of Commerce and Trinity College Dublin as well as an FCA, Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
For more information
Contact the Business Information Centre, T. 873 3996. E.email@example.com
The Business Information Centre, Central Library is a one stop reference services specialising in
- Market Research
- Company Information
- Programmed Events
Guided tour of the resources and services of the Business Information Centre, Central Library are available by appointment, please phone 01 873 3996.