Business Training Programmes

Whether you are thinking of starting a business or already have a business, you are sure to find something to suit you in the Local Enterprise Office training schedule which is delivered twice each year, Spring and Autumn.

Please note that all courses are vey heavily subsidised and are only available to small businesses in Kildare, except Start Your Own Business, which is available to individuals without a business but thinking of starting a business.
Priority will be given to owners / managers or employees of small businesses.  The Local Enterprise Office reserves the right to cancel a booking.


Please go to Online Bookings to view the full details of courses currently on offer.


  • If insufficient bookings are received on any course , the course will be cancelled and a full refund will issue.

  • Fees are NON REFUNDABLE except where a course is cancelled by Local Enterprise Office due to insufficient bookings. 

2017 Autumn Training Schedule

Start your Own Business


Sales & Marketing


Athy. Presented by : Kilian Duignan, Kilsea Ltd.

Basic Book-KeepingDevelop Successful Sales Techniques and Negotiations Skills Managing People – Employment Law Made Easy

Celbridge. Presented by : Cosmo Mellon, Talentpool Ltd

How to File a Tax Return Delivering Excellent Customer CareTime Management
Naas. Presented by : Pearse Flannery, Pragmatica Ltd Costing, Pricing and Cashflow for the Small Business

Digital Marketing Beginners

  1. Digital Strategy & Planning & SEO
  2. Content Marketing
  3. Online Advertising & Promotions
  4. Facebook Marketing
  5. Twitter Marketing
  6. Email & LinkedIn Marketing

Managing People – Learn how to motivate 
Newbridge .Presented by : Kilian Duignan, Kilsea Ltd. Introduction to VATIntroduction to Instagram for BusinessWriting a Successful Tender
Food Glorious Food – Food BeginnersFinance Explained To Non Financial ManagersSocial Media Marketing for Tourism BusinessesAre You Ready to Export Workshop
Basic Book-keeping System Using Excel Create Your Own Marketing & Promotional Videos on a BudgetCustomer Experience Mapping – Retail Business

 Digital Marketing Advanced

  1. Strategy & Planning
  2. Facebook
  3. Instagram & Snapchat
  4. Search Engine Optimization & Online sales Conversion
A Practical Guide To Effective HR Management For SMEs Today
Basic Marketing for Business