Library Talks

Training autumn 06

    • Date: March - April 2017
    • Time: 6.30pm
    • Price: Free. Booking essential.
    • Location: Central Library, Business Information Centre
    • Address: ILAC Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1
    • Audience:Adults

    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


    Lecture Programme:


    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:Dermot Day examines what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. He spent 5 years as a Chef before joining Motorola and IBM where he spent 13 years in various management roles including projects, production, logistics and inventory, using lean principles. Dermot left manufacturing in 2005 and moved into banking with Bank of Scotland Ireland as a bank manager. Dermot has a BA degree in business and entrepreneurship and became self-employed as a business coach and consultant. He is passionate about helping others to succeed and has volunteered, managed, and served on the board of his local community radio station. He enjoys stage acting, music and radio and has produced, edited and presented his own current affairs radio programme. He still has a love of food and is a certified HACCP Trainer.


    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: Dermot Day will take you through the key steps needed to help you develop your business plan more efficiently and effectively. 



    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: Dermot Day will help you take your idea and explore the impact it will have on the market. 


     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: Dermot Day  will talk you through what to expect from the banks and explain other sources of available funding. 


    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: Dermot Day will help you explore the essential supports and services available around the country for all entrepreneurs. 


    For more information

    Contact the Business Information Centre, T. 873 3996.


    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.