Short Courses

SPRING 2019 SCHEDULE OF TRAINING COURSES 

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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MARKETING for your Business.                  1 Day Course- €50                                            26 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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FINANCIALS FOR SMALL BUSINESS           1 Day Course - €50                           21 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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SALES ESSENTIALS & BREAKING BARRIERS

The art of Selling.                                            1 Day Course - €50                           2 April.

Learn the difference between sales and marketing.  How to break down barriers and what makes a great sales person.  Learn sales closing techniques, how to sell face to face and by telephone, how to cold call and how to script a successful sales conversation.  Find out how to reach the decision makers and increase sales.

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SIMPLE ACCOUNTS WITH EXCEL                2 Day Course - €50                           4/11 April.                        

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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DESIGN & DEVELOP YOUR BRAND.          1 Day Course - €50                           9 April.

Learn how to create, develop and grow your brand.   This course is designed to help small businesses and individuals to understand the importance of branding.  Learn how to develop a brand design brief, where and how to promote that brand, through packaging, social media, online, public relations etc.

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NETWORKING & COMMUNICATION SKILLS.        1 Day Course - €50           16 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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INSTAGRAM and TWITTER FOR BUSINESS            1 Day Course - €50           25 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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TAX and VAT FOR BEGINNERS                    1 Day Course - €50                                           2 May.                                 

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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DATA PROTECTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS.             Half Day Course - €30                     7 May.

Gain essential insights into GDPR directives as well as providing practical guidance and best practice on what organisations and businesses need to do to minimize breach-risk on their journey towards GDPR compliance.

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DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE             2.5 Day Course - €50                       9/16/21 May

Using WordPress                                            

2 & a half 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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MARKETING for your Business.                  1 Day Course- €50                                            14 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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ONLINE REVENUE RETURNS                        1 Day Course - €50                                           23 May.                             

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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PREPARING FOR A REVENUE AUDIT.       Half Day Course - €30                                     30 May.

Learn what a revenue audit entails, how to prepare for one should you be selected.  The workshop will cover preparing for a Revenue Audit, minimizing your risk of having an audit, how businesses are selected for Audit, information needed prior to arrival of auditor.    Typical questions asked and where the audit takes place.

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EMPLOYING PEOPLE FOR THE FIRST TIME.            1 Day Course - €50                           6 June.

Learn the correct procedure for taking on an employee for the first time.   What records and documentation is required to satisfy and comply with the correct employment regulations.

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CONTENT CREATION                      1 Day Course - €50                                                           10 Sept.                               

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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MARKETING for your Business.                  1 Day Course- €50                                            17 Sept.               

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.

book now small

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SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION               1 Day Course - €50                                           19 Sept.

(Best Practice)                                                                                                                                                                  

Learn the importance of search and SEO for marketing your business and driving traffic to your website.  This workshop aims to provide a detailed overview of current Search Engine Optimisation best practice, it will address keyword research, long tail keywords, structure, navigation and sales conversion.

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FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS, includes ad campaigns           1 Day Course - €50           24 Sept.                                                                                         

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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FINANCIALS FOR SMALL BUSINESS                           1 Day Course - €50                           26 Sept.

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. 

book now small

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DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE             2.5 Day Course - €50                       1/8/15 Oct.

Using WordPress                                            

2 & a half 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.

book now small

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TAX and VAT FOR BEGINNERS                    1 Day Course - €50                                           22 Oct.                                 

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.

book now small

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NETWORKING & COMMUNICATION SKILLS.        1 Day Course - €50                           5 Nov.

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.

book now small

 

 

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