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 24 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 2021- 2022 Programme is now FULLY BOOKED OUT.

To register your interest for the September 2022 intake, please email 

Mr. Blaise Brosnan, MD of The Management Resource Institute will be the trainer/facilitator of this programme in 2022/2023.

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.

Breakthrough Innovation Programme 2020


The Breakthrough Innovation Programme brings you through a disciplined framework to discover and analyse where the innovation potential lies in your enterprise and how you can capitalise on those opportunities to strive for growth.

Aimed at established businesses (trading on average 3 years+), with between 3 - 50 employees and turnover of approx. €250,000, the Breakthrough Innovation Programme will help you take your enterprise to the next level by delivering sophisticated breakthrough innovations.