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Dublin City Enterprise Board:
Dublin City Enterprise Board is an enterprise support agency. We support Entrepreneurs and Owner Managers with small businesses based in Dublin city. We offer a wide range of training from Business Idea, Start Your Own Business to Management Development, Marketing, Sales and Finance. The training is aimed at provided practical skills, tools, planning templates to be implemented in small businesses. We also have 2 business networks.

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Photo of Business training & Support / Start-up skills training in DublinInnovation New Product /Services Development
Innovation is the key to sustainable success. Understand the process for generating ideas for new products and services; Sources of ideas including patent searches; Case study examples

Venue: Guinness Enterprise Centre; Time 9:30 – 16:30; Cost: €30

Business Ideas Generation
A great way to get started! Learn all you need to know about taking an idea from first thought stage through to business start-up.

Venue: Guinness Enterprise Centre; Time: 09.30 - 16.30; Cost €30

Start Your Own Business Course
This course will give you the foundations to start your business and help you to develop a professional Business Plan and Financial projections.

It includes;
Introduction to Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
Sales and Marketing
Employment legislation
Finance for enterprise
Business Plan Development

(1 evening per week for 8 weeks); Venue: NCI, IFSC; Time 18:00 - 22:00; Cost €250
(1 full day per week for six weeks); Venue: FitzWilliam Hotel Time 9:30 – 16:30, Cost €250

Developing a Business Website
A good website is essential to any developing business. Before you develop your website it is
recommended that you understand how a website works. Our course will help you to;
Understand good web design, layout and navigation; Content management and Website maintenance; Develop a low cost approach for marketing a web site. Writing a website brief

Venue: Guinness Enterprise Centre, Time 09:00 – 13:00; Cost €175

Management Development
As your business grows, it is essential that you keep ahead and in control. This course helps develop your leadership skills. Understand self awareness, indImage of Business training & Support / Start-up skills training in Dublinividual management styles and preferences; Leadership and team working skills; Stress and time management; Negotiating effectively; Managing workplace conflict; Managing change
(1 evening per week 6 weeks)

Venue: National College of Ireland, IFSC Time 18:00 – 22:00; Cost €225

Sales and Marketing
Good sales and marketing strategies will play an important role in developing your business. This course will give you a solid grounding in: Negotiating and sales; consumer buyer behaviour; buying decision process; Marketing tools and techniques; Designing a Sales Action Plan and Marketing Plan
(1 evening per week, 4 weeks)
Venue: National College of Ireland , IFSC; Time 18:00 – 22:00; Cost: €200

Computerised Accounting
This course combines the basic manual accounting systems and the computerisation of same. Participants will receive practical, hands-on training which will cover: data entry; Revenue obligations;
Producing financial reports; etc. The course fee includes a single-user copy of Tas Books Accounting Software worth €700.00

1 day per week for 4 weeks
Venue: NCI, Time: 09.00 - 18.00; Cost €400

Tax for Beginners
Reporting requirements; Self- Assessment System; Capital Allowances/ chargeable gains; PRSI System; Income Tax return; Personal Allowances and Rate Bands; Tax and PRSI Liability; Calculating VAT and preparing VAT returns

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Time Management
Understand concepts of structuring tasks; Importance v urgent; Relevance to goals; Procrastinating; Delegation and managing expectations

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Sales & Selling
Sales techniques and approaches; Personal selling style; Setting targets
and developing a sales plan; Getting the appointment; Asking the right questions! Overcoming objections; Making the most of the sales encounter; Closing effectively

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Negotiation Skills
Preparation and Developing your negotiation plan;
Methods to evaluate your opposition; Effective language and presentation strategies;
Negotiation timing and progression.

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Leadership and Delegation in a Small Business
Managing a small business team for success; What sort of leader are you? Styles of leadership; Motivating yourself and others; How to delegate successfully and manage conflict

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Marketing on a Shoestring
Issues relating to small business promotion; understand the different forms of promotion; Action plan

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

Costing & Pricing
Establishing real costs, reducing costs and increasing profits; Pricing for the market; Economies of Scale; Understanding margins

1 afternoon
€40 per person
National College of Ireland

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