Short Courses

We are now taking bookings for our 2020 training courses !

If you have any questions regarding any of the courses listed below, contact us on 091509090 or email info@leo.galwaycoco.ie

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA.    1 Day Course - €50                                           18 Feb.

Explains and introduces you to Facebook, Linked in, Twitter and Blogging, allowing you to decide a “Social Media Strategy” for your business.

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MARKETING for your Business.                  1 Day Course- €50                                            25 Feb.

Includes Guerrilla Marketing

Learn how to market your business in one day. Find out how to identify your market segment, analyze, decide and plan the most effective marketing strategy for your business. Learn various marketing and PR techniques.

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CONTENT CREATION & CANVA GRAPHICS            1 Day Course - €50                                           3 March.

Learn how to create and develop unique and relevant content and graphics (canva) for your website and social media channels. Find out how to keep your customers engaged and interested in your business.

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VISUAL STORYTELLING for your Business.             1 Day Course - €50                           10 March.

Suitable for any business type – Learn how to create a video & photo story in one day.

Visual storytelling helps reinforce your business message & video marketing is one of the latest and cost- effective techniques to promote your business and with your smartphone, you have all the tools you need at your fingertips,  suitable for Smartphone and Android. 

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DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE             3 Day Course - €50                           19/24 March & 2 April.

Using WordPress                                            

3 Day course to learn how to design and build your own website. The programme follows all steps required to build a promotional website for a small business.  In advance of the workshop, participants will be facilitated to arrange hosting and install WordPress so that a website can be created during the course.

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FINANCIALS FOR SMALL BUSINESS                           1 Day Course - €50                           31 March.

Examine costing, pricing and cash flow                                                                                                                

Introduces you to the basic principles of costing, pricing and managing your cash flow. Learn how to carry out a breakeven analysis and how to price products and services. Examine useful techniques to analyze and control costs. This workshop will enable participants to ‘strike the right balance’ by correctly costing and pricing to meet customer expectations and to the best advantage for your business. 

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GETTING A GREAT DEAL…… & MORE.                     1 Day Course - €50                           7 April.

Negotiating Skills

Learn to negotiate, this workshop will equip you with a set of tools to use in every type of negotiation.   Increase your confidence to conduct successful negotiations, ideal for dealing with suppliers, clients, contractors, rivals and salary negotiations.

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FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS, includes ad campaigns           1 Day Course - €50           9 April.

(Intermediate/Advanced)                                                                                                                                        

This workshop is for people already familiar with facebook and with an existing business facebook page in operation.  Facebook is constantly changing and has evolved into an advertising business platform. This will cover the latest facebook marketing techniques.

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HOW TO START A PODCAST                                        1 Day Course - €50                           16 April.

Suitable for any business type.

Learn how to start a podcast with this step-by-step podcasting workshop which will teach you how to record, edit and upload, along with all the tools you need to start.   Learn how to release and host your podcast.

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NETWORKING & COMMUNICATION SKILLS.        1 Day Course - €50                           21 April.

Networking is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization.   Learn how to network more effectively, more efficiently and with more confidence.   Learn how to make contact with someone, how to get the conversation to the next level, how to be remembered.   Gain insights into selecting the appropriate events to attend.

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TAX and VAT FOR BEGINNERS                                    1 Day Course - €50                           23 April.                              

Learn how to address a range of taxation issues for startup businesses, the basic principles of taxation, starting a business, tax compliance, allowances, tax relief and legal structures. Learn which correct assessment forms are required by revenue and be guided through their completion.

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INSTAGRAM and TWITTER FOR BUSINESS            1 Day Course - €50                           28 April.

This full day workshop will show you how to use Instagram and Twitter for brand building and marketing your business including setting up accounts and how to focus on your customers.

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D.I.Y. SMART VIDEO for your Business.              1 Day Course - €50                           30 April.

Suitable for any business type.

80% of all content viewed on social is now video.   Creating video is easier than you think, and with your smartphone you have all the tools you need.  This practical workshop can show you step-by-step how to create videos.

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SIMPLE ACCOUNTS WITH EXCEL                2 Day Course - €50                                           5 & 14 May.                     

Learn basic accounting for small businesses– Templates provided

To include the processing of purchase / sales invoices, credits, lodgments, cash payments, VAT returns, wages / salaries and bank reconciliations. Extracting info from purchases, sales books, cheque journals, cash books and posting to a nominal ledger. Posting of wages journal and opening and closing of stock journals to nominal ledger. Extracting of info from nominal ledger to trial balance, profit & loss account and balance sheet. Explanation of trial balance, profit & loss account and balance sheet.

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HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN.          1 Day Course - €50                                           12 May.

This one day workshop will outline how to write a business plan to apply for funding such as a bank loan or enterprise agency state funding.    It would also be useful for those considering Self Employment and/or apply for the Short Term Enterprise Allowance.

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MARKETING for your Business.                  1 Day Course- €50                                            19 May.              

Includes Guerrilla Marketing

Learn how to market your business in one day. Find out how to identify your market segment, analyze, decide and plan the most effective marketing strategy for your business. Learn various marketing and PR techniques.

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ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN SALES.                                  1 Day Course - €50                           21 May.

Sales in the lifeblood of every business.  Lots of Start Ups and Small businesses can struggle with sales, learn how to help your customers to buy from you.  Learn about sales strategy, buyer behaviour and customer insight.    Find out how to increase your sales.

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CROWDFUNDING & RAISING FINANCE.                 Half Day Course - €30                     26 May.

This workshop will address the role of crowdfunding as a funding option for small business, and focus on campaign planning and management.   It will also look at the other options of financing a business.

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ONLINE REVENUE RETURNS                        1 Day Course - €50                                           9 June.                

This workshop will demonstrate the 3 steps to becoming a ROS customer, use ROS to its full potential, learn how to file a return online, upload content, make payments and use the inbox facility. Workshop facility to complete revenue forms as required.

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PLEASE NOTE - Training takes place at CITY HALL, COLLEGE ROAD, GALWAY.

 

Full Day training courses start at 9.30am and finish at 4.30pm

Half Day training courses start at 9.30am and finish at 1.00pm

  

 

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