Look to the Future - Sustain Your Business Programme

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Commencing Tuesday 28th September
Management Development

This programme will provide Businesses with the skills to create a clear strategy for growth and to adapt, stabilise and sustain their business through these challenging times and plan for the future. Ideally participants are in business greater than 18 months and are considering new product/service development, market development, digitialisation, etc. ***************************************** PLEASE NOTE: Currently we are experiencing issues with our online booking system. If you are having difficulties with booking, please contact 056-7752662 or email bookings@leo.kilkennycoco.ie We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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This Programme will be delivered  over 7 dates - September 28th, October 5th, 11th, 12th & November 2nd, 9th, 30th 

(Mentoring also included)

Course Modules:

Tuesday 28th September, 6.30pm to 9.00pm 

Introductions Local Enterprise Office,

Course Content & Programme Outline

Introduction - The Sales & Marketing Module 

  • What do you want, targets and budgets?
  • Where will they come from?

Tuesday 5th October, 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Financial Management Module

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Difference between Cashflow and Profit
  • Cash Management
  • Financing the Business 

Monday 11th October, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Sales and Marketing module to be completed & Operational Module

  • The Sales/Market Matrix (where are the growth opportunities)
  • The 5  Sales Factors (which is your leverage opportunity)
  • Managing Time
  • Tools and processes
  • Planning your week
  • Process evaluation & improvement

Tuesday 12th October, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Finance for Profit Module:  Pricing and Cost Control 

  • Understanding Growth 
  • ClsotClasification and Analysis 
  • Overhead Recovery 
  • Pricing Options 
  • Profit Maximisation Concept 

Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st October - Mentoring 

Tuesday 2nd November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Resilience Training

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-awareness, self-regulation, social skills, empathy and motivation
  • Developing & maintaining a Permanent Positive mental attitude
  • Mindfulness

Tuesday 9th November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Financial Planning & Budgeting 

  • Key components of a Business Plan 
  • Importance of Plan Adaptability 
  • Measurement of Plan against Actual Results
  • Refining the Plan 

Tuesday 30th November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Action Plan 

  • Action Plan (50% Shared) Terry and Sean
  • Your sales strategy & calendar
  • Your marketing calendar
  • Trends (Tracking against history)
  • K.P.I’s. (Tracking against targets)

Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th December - Mentoring 

Please Note:
Zoom login details will be sent one or two days before the course commences. If you cannot find your login email in your normal inbox, we would strongly advise that you also check your spam/junk mail folder.

Due to the limited number of spaces available, this programme is limited to Businesses based in Kilkenny (City and County) only.
If you are from outside this region and are interested in a programme similar to what we are offering, we would kindly request that you get in touch with the Local Enterprise Office in your region and they will advise you if they are planning to run one.