CLDC Upcoming Workshops & Training


Over the coming months we have some fantastic online workshops and training programmes, designed to support Businesses that are eligible for LEADER funding.

The suite of training available include – ‘How to write a Business Plan‘, ‘Facebook and Instagram for Business‘, ‘Adapting your Business for 2021’ along with ‘How to use Excel for Accounts’ and ‘Completing Your Tax Returns on ROS’.

Click on the links below for full details with schedule of delivery dates and times

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CLDC are providing this training for micro and small businesses that are eligible under the LEADER Rural Development Programme. (RDP). The training is funded under the LEADER programme with no financial cost to you for participation.

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1. Writing a Business Plan

This online training will provide a guideline on how to write a business plan to apply for funding whether for a grant application for state funding or a bank loan. It is run over 2 half day sessions.

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2 Facebook for Business

Learn how to get the most from Facebook Ads by understanding the most important aspects of a successful ad campaign. 

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3. Instagram for Business

This session will focus on a range of areas from shooting & editing short videos via smartphone to utilising apps in generating simple but effective creative content for Instagram.  

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4. Adapting Your Business for 2021

We will review business challenges in light of the changed landscape, the impact of Brexit and Covid-19. You will have the opportunity to review your current position, using tools to strategically plan across many areas.

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5. Excel for Accounts

Learn the tools of excel and how to maximise the output with minimal effort. This will include processing invoices, credits, lodgements, cash payments, VAT returns and bank reconciliations. Templates will be provided.

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6. Online Revenue Returns

This training is ideal for small and medium size business owners who wish to prepare and file their annual income tax return with Revenue.  You will be able to complete you own tax returns with confidence.

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