Owner-Manager Development Programme (OMDP)

Business Advice

The Owner-Manager Development Programme (‘OMDP’) is LEO Wicklow's ‘flagship’ course. This in-depth programme has been running in Co. Wicklow for the past 25 years.

Please note this programme is designed for businesses that are established (at least a year or more), and based in Co. Wicklow. Sole traders, partnerships and limited companies may apply. 

The September 2022 intake is now FULLY BOOKED.
To register your interest for the September 2023 intake, please email 

Food Academy


The Food Academy Start programme is primarily targeted at food businesses looking to scale up, and current Local Enterprise Office clients. The content for Food Academy Start was designed by Bord Bía in partnership with Musgraves, through the SuperValu brand. Modules cover The Market, The Consumer, Production, Financing, Distribution & Marketing, all through classroom-based learning in addition to one-to-one mentoring.



The Hi-Start ‘Get your Business Investor Ready’ Programme is a short, highly focused workshop and one-on-one support process aimed at ambitious start-ups who are targeting international markets. If your business requires high level support to build a platform for successful long-term development and to crystallize and deliver a powerful investor pitch then Hi-Start is for you.

Hi - Start has been developed and part-funded by the Dublin & Wicklow Local Enterprise Offices and Enterprise Ireland.