All about our Lean Programmes

Here at Local Enterprise Office Galway, we offer two unique Lean programmes to help you grow your business.

Lean for Micro

Lean Launch

What is it?The programme consists of a workshops for owner/managers and senior staff of small and micro businesses across a variety of sectors who wish to gain an introduction to Lean concepts.

Lean Launch is a ‘hands-on’ real world entrepreneurial start up situation where the individual has an idea and the purpose of this workshop is to immediately start testing the business model.

FormatThe programme will consist of a two half day online workshops which will  provide an introduction to Lean concepts. This workshop will be followed by mentoring support which will include 1 visit to the client premises, and 6 zoom calls of approx. 1 and a half hours meetings agreed with the client. The Lean practitioner can help assist in identifying a short in-company lean assignment to undertake over a 3 month period. There will be a follow up half day Results briefing on a date at the end of the programme.

7 modules delivered over 14 half-day sessions.

There will be scheduled mentoring sessions ongoing throughout the course.

CostThe programme is heavily subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office but will be offered at a subsidised rate of €150 per company to the selected companies. There is availability for 2 places per company on the programme.This pilot is heavily subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office Galway, and provided as an additional support during COVID, the programme will cost only €50 to entrepreneurs and is limited to 12 places only. Entrepreneurs must have a business idea or be in a start-up business. Applications will be assessed for suitability for the programme.
How to apply

Please contact Local Enterprise Office Galway as soon as possible if you are interested in taking up a place on this programme.  

Tel:   091-509090


To apply, fill out the application form below and return it to




Click to download Lean for Micro Brochure

Click to download Lean Launch Brochure