This course objective is to give participants the basic knowledge, skills and confidence to assess the viability of their business ideas and understand essential elements needed to start up and run their own business effectively.
Date: 20/01/2022 Note: for 8 weeks Time:18:30 - 21:30 Cost:€25
For more information and to register please click here.
Business Advice Clinic
At our business advice clinic participants will be provided with one to one business advice for an hour with a business expert. Please note that for specific Legal, Tax or Accounts queries you should contact your Accountant or Solicitor.
"The course content was both relevant and interesting and presented in a clear and understandable format with lots of opportunity for interaction and questions"Sussed Nutrition Ltd
Women in Business Network
Aoibheann O’Brien is the co-founder and Partnerships Director at FoodCloud, a social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food to charities.
FoodCloud has grown to work with over 850 charities across Ireland and its technology supports over 9,500 charities in the UK, in partnership with the UK’s largest food redistribution network, FareShare.
Altering our daily habits around food shopping and food waste has a cumulative positive effect not just on climate change but on the growing levels of ‘eco anxiety’ that are such a feature of modern society, especially amongst the under-30s. Simple actions at a local level, can make a big difference to this global issue.
The Government has launched an Emergency Humanitarian Support Scheme for small businesses and organisations unable to secure flood insurance that have been affected by the recent flooding in Wexford. This financial support is targeted at small businesses (up to 20 employees), sports clubs and community and voluntary organisations.
South East industry to benefit from equipment worth almost €1million awarded to WIT under the Enterprise Ireland Capital Call. Through the Technology Gateways in WIT, the expertise of almost 120 industry focused researchers, together with the specialist equipment and facilities of the wider institute are being leveraged to access near-to-market innovation and solutions. Kathryn Kiely, Head of Industry Services in WIT credits funding programmes such as this Capital Call to the continued success and growth of industry in the region.
Waterford Institute of Technology WIT: The Industry Gateway to the South East
WIT Awarded almost €1 million worth of equipment
Since 2013, over 2,500 Irish based companies have used the Technology Gateway network to complete more than 4,500 innovation based projects at a total value of over €40.5 million, 49% of which has come directly from industry. Gateways are conditioned to supporting the economy, growth of the region, employment and FDI. For more information please follow the link:WIT: The Industry Gateway to the South East | News | Waterford Institute of Technology
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