Local-Enterprise-Office-LaoisLOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE – LAOIS: Autumn Training Schedule: Some of our Training Courses which are coming up soon are listed below. These courses are heavily subsidised by the Local Enterprise Office.

EMAIL MARKETING – Developing and effective Email Campaign: Tuesday 16th September – The aim of this course is to give an introduction to the methods of creating a database of email addresses and creating effective email shots that work. The course includes Email Marketing, building an email database, opt in / opt out considerations, planning email campaigns. Cost : €40

RETAIL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME – Wednesday 8th October to Wednesday 5th November – The aim of this programme is to give retailers new tools which will help them grow their sales and improve overall performance. Course outline includes retail and staff management, store environment and buying, strategic retail management, analyzing trends, customer service, retail administration. Cost: €100.

BASIC BOOK KEEPING & TAXATION – Tuesday 28th October – The aim of this course is to enable course participants to manage their business’s financial affairs more effectively. The course will cover all the working elements of setting up a simple book keeping system and how to be tax compliant. Cost: €40.

ESSENTIAL TAX, CASHFLOW, PRICING & DEBT COLLECTION – Wednesday 17th September to Wednesday 15th October – The aim of this course is to enable participants to manage their business’s financial affairs more effectively. The course outline includes the tax system, registration, Form 11 & CT1, Revenue Powers, Cash Flow Management & Debt Collection, Pricing – Cost basis, Market Indicators. Cost: €100.

WRITING YOUR OWN MARKETING PLAN – Thursday 25th September to 23rd October – A Marketing Plan is the single most important guide you will have to maximize effectiveness. This is especially true for entrepreneurs and small business owners, who may be new to the process of creating a plan or who may be operating with a limited budget – and maybe both. Cost: €100.

MARKETING TIPS FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS – MARKETING ON A SHOESTRING! Tuesday 7th October -The aim of this course is to help participants learn practical and actionable ways to market their business both online and offline. You will learn tips to save you money on your marketing efforts. Cost: €40.

For more information on any of our courses and mentoring service, please contact us on (057) 866 1800 or email localenterprise@laoiscoco.ie and you can book all our courses at www.localenterprise.ie/laois online.