Start Your Own Business Training Programme

For those wishing to start their own business LEO Dublin City offer a Start Your Own Business package (SYOB Course + Network + One-to-one mentoring) for individuals to obtain and/or develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the marketing and financial viability of their business idea/project.

The Course:

This programme will provide individuals who are seeking to start their own business with the skills, management tools and expertise in making the right decisions, planning and organising effectively. It will help individuals gauge what will be required in order to keep their new venture running effectively and efficiently.


The programme will include Modules on:

  • Introduction to Business Planning
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Employment legislation
  • Finance for Enterprise
  • Taxation
  • Business Plan Development

The Business Network:

The Business Network provides practical help & support to all those who have completed the Start Your Own Business programme. Starting a business poses many challenges, lots of planning & decision making not to mention many obstacles along the way. Network meeting agendas are mainly driven by the needs of the members themselves. You will be given details on how to join the Business Network upon completion of the course.


As part of the package you can avail of 3 hours of one to one mentoring to discuss your business proposal. The 3 hours of mentoring must be applied for and completed within 6 months of the final session on the SYOB course. Any hours not used within this time frame will lapse. To request an SYOB mentor please email to book your meetings

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