Calling all business managers - don't miss this opportunity to grow your business

Are you in business for 18 months or more? Would you like to develop your business management skills to grow your business? If so, then the Accelerate Management Development programme is your opportunity to develop and grow your business.

The Accelerate Management Development programme provides the owner/manager with the management, leadership, business skills and knowledge to achieve sustainability and growth in their business.

The programme is open to businesses that have been in existence for 18 months or more and will help participants:

  • To effectively address their business challenges
  • To develop and grow their business

Accelerate programme 2015

LEO South Dublin is pleased to offer this management development programme again in 2015 for Owners/Managers of Small Businesses / SMEs who have been up and running for a minimum of 18 months or older who want to grow their business, find the problems that are going wrong and fix them.

The programme which is run jointly between the 4 Dublin Local Enterprise Offices will help participants:

  • To effectively address their business challenges
  • To develop and grow their business and gain a greater understanding of:
  • Why they are in business and where their business is going.
  • Marketing their business
  • Continuous improvement
  • Developing the business owner/manager and their entrepreneurial capabilities
  • Sales and selling techniques
  • Managing the finances
  • Developing their business needs.

Programme Dates & Locations

Commencing in mid November 2015 with a 2 day residential programme that will be held in the Glenview Hotel, Co Wicklow.  All remaining workshops will take place in Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley and the programme will run until mid May 2016


Programme Modules

The programme modules are as follows: -

Module 1 Why am I in business?
Create a vision for your business and a route map to achieving it.

Module 2 Finding and Keeping Customers
Understand practical marketing and promotional tools and be able to use these tools effectively to sustain and grow your business.

Module 3 How can my business do better?
Identify opportunities for innovation in your business.

Module 4 Managing the Money
Understand your financial position and how to improve the profitability of your business.

Module 5 Selling For Profit
Use the appropriate selling models for your business and therefore sell more effectively.

Module 6 Being the Boss
Self - Management in order to achieve your business goals.

Programme Aims

The aim of the Accelerate Management Development programme is to provide the owner/manager with the management, leadership, business skills and knowledge to achieve sustainability and growth in their business.


Programme Structure

Programme Duration
The programme is delivered over a six-seven month timeframe comprising of six workshops and six mentor consultations.

Mentoring
Each participating business is allocated a mentor as part of the programme. The mentor assigned is drawn from a panel of highly skilled and experienced business mentors with particular expertise in assisting the growth and development of small businesses. This will be arranged over the first 2 sessions.

Peer Review
At the beginning of modules 2-6 there is an opportunity for participants to exchange ideas with their peers. Progress on implementation of programme business practices will be reviewed by the participant and their peers on the programme.

Programme Cost
The Accelerate Programme costs €400 per participant and includes all course materials, training and mentoring and Dinner B&B in Hotel for the first session.

LEO South Dublin is currently recruiting small business owners for the next intake which is due to commence in mid November 2015 with a 2 day residential programme that will be held in the Glenview Hotel, Co. Wicklow.  All remaining workshops will take place in Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley and the programme will run until mid May 2016.

If you are interested in participating, please contact us on: (01) 414 9000 or email info@leo.sdublincoco.ie

If you have been approved to attend this course by LEO South Dublin you can process your payment here.

 

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