Training Courses & Workshops for Small Businesses

Are you looking to improve your business skill set? Local Enterprise Office Fingal has developed a range of courses and workshops aimed at improving the knowledge and skills of small business owner-managers, so their business has an increased opportunity for success.

Our range of training courses, workshops and programmes continually evolve to meet the needs of business owners-managers in the Fingal region.

Practical Marketing Tips for Business Owners

One of the greatest challenges for any SME owner is how to attract new customers and raise the profile of your business. It tends to be both costly and time consuming and often ends up as bottom of the list of priorities. But if your goal in 2019 is to market your business better, then join the Fingal Local Enterprise Office for this half day workshop.

Social Media and Digital Marketing workshop

This one day social media and digital marketing workshop is specifically designed for anyone who is looking for an introduction on how to use social media and digital marketing for their business. The workshop will provide participants with the skills and tools necessary to become adept at using social media & digital marketing tools to build an online brand as well as exploring advanced social media & digital marketing tactics in order to build their brand profile online.

QQI Cert in Social Media and Digital Marketing

The Digital landscape is changing rapidly. New channels, strategies and benchmarks appear on a daily basis. This practical hands on certificate course will give you a complete overview of all of the core channels and how they fit together in order to plan and deliver successful digital and social media marketing campaigns, applicable for both B2B and B2C businesses.

Instagram for Business

Instagram may have been around for a few years, but their real impact is only now being valued. This workshop will teach you how to maximise their commercial potential for your business. From stories to posts and advertising this interactive workshop will show you everything you need to know to connect with this important target market.

Facebook Beginners

The aim of this programme is to provide those with a working knowledge of Facebook for business, with the skills to explore the relevance and potential of Facebook for their particular business and take their Facebook page to the next level of usage.

Facebook Advanced

This workshop is a follow on from the Facebook Beginners workshop or is for those with a basic knowledge of Facebook. Are you actively using Facebook for your business but know that you could be using it better? This workshop is designed to show you how to make the most of the world's largest social networking site.


A two-part course on Twitter and LinkedIn focusing on how to use these powerful social media tools to promote your company. Twitter is one of the most effective marketing tools if done the right way. LinkedIn, among all online marketing tools, is perhaps the most underutilised. During this workshop, participants will be provided with a basic understanding of what Twitter/LinkedIn are and how it work effectively for business.

Edit & Upload Videos

This programme is designed for beginners with no video editing skills. The programme will cover free video imaging software to create a video from photographs.

WordPress Novice

The objective of this programme is, for the participants, to have a better knowledge of WordPress and how to set up a basic mobile friendly Business website.

WordPress Intermediate

The objective of this programme is, for the participants, to have a better knowledge of WordPress and how to set up a basic mobile friendly Business website.

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