Do you wish to critically examine and plan your long term business strategy?Management Development pic

Are you trading for a minimum of 3 years?

Have you serious ambitions to grow your business?

If so, the Management Development Programme is for you.

This Programme is a different kind of training programme!  Restricted to the owner-managers of established and growing businesses, the calibre of participants is high and their business needs are similar.

 To date the MDP has assisted hundreds of Owner-Managers across Ireland to significantly improve their businesses.  The Programme has received excellent feedback from participants in other counties, most stating that it is the best thing they ever did for their business!

Core modules covered include:

  •  General Management (best practice)
  •  Strategic positioning
  •  Sales management
  •  Management-level finance
  •  Negotiation skills
  •  Human resource management
  •  Self-development/Motivation
  •  Time Management (the 80:20 rule)
  •  Tax planning
  •  Marketing
  •  Quality Control

 Three one-to-one mentoring visits with the trainer Blaise Brosnan are included in the programme fee. The course fee is highly subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office Carlow & Kilkenny.

The Programme will run every Tuesday morning from 8am- 12noon for 14 weeks, commencing on Tuesday 20th March. Three one-to-one mentoring sessions are also included as part of the programme. The cost of the programme is €250 per participant.  Ten places are available on this highly sought after programme.

If you wish to be considered for a place, contact Catherine Hennessy, Business Advisor at the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny on 056 7752662 or email