Encouraging and promoting student enterprise is an important area of activity for Local Enterprise Office South Cork. Entrepreneurial qualities and mind set need to be fostered from an early stage therefore, Local Enterprise Office South Cork continue to reinforce entrepreneurship development in the education system as a critical element in the future development of small business in the South Cork Region. The following initiatives are run locally in the South Cork Region;
South Cork Schools Enterprise Programme is an enterprise education programme that aims to provide support to second level schools throughout the South Cork region.
Third Level initiatives supported by Local Enterprise Office South Cork include CIT Innovation Awards, UCC Entrepreneurial Society, UCC Ignite Programme, UCC Bright Ideas Competition.