Call for Quotation - Student Enterprise Programme 2024-2026

SEP 2024-2026

Call for Quotation - Student Enterprise Programme 2024-2026

The Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is currently inviting request for quotations for the delivery and co-ordination of the SEP in second level schools within County Kilkenny for the next 2 academic years i.e. 2024-2025 Programme and also 2025-2026 Programme.

  • The Student Enterprise Programme (hereafter referred to as SEP) is a flagship national enterprise education programme for secondary school students aimed at fostering an entrepreneurial spirit.  The SEP brings the world of business into the classroom, helping students develop enterprise and management skills. With the support of their schools and the Local Enterprise Offices in the Local Authorities Network, students research, set-up and run their own real-life businesses. The programme culminates into a competition for students to compete at a County Final, with overall winners going forward to represent the County at the National Final. There are also other optional competitions that have been introduced for individual students to participate in i.e. “My Entrepreneurial Journey” at Junior and Intermediate levels and the “Creative Business Idea Video Competition” at Senior level.
  • Further information and details about the SEP can be accessed on
  • The Briefing Material is now available to download here or can be obtained from the Local Enterprise Office, Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T and/or by phoning the office 056-7752662.
  • Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 12th August 2024 @ 5pm.
  • Submissions should be sent in writing, marked ‘Request for Quotation for Co-ordination of SEP’ for the attention of Mr. John Mulcahy, Business Advisor, Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny, Kilkenny County Council, John Street, Kilkenny or email to with ‘Request for Quotation for Co-ordination of SEP’ in the subject line.

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