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 –Effective Networking for Business, Facebook for Business, Instagram for Business, Telling Your Story with Media Marketing, Effective Marketing Strategies and Excel for Business.

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

Effective Networking for Business

1. Effective Networking for Business

In business, having the ability to network is vital. The good news is that networking is a skill like any other, and that means you can train and become better at it! This training will help you  prepare for and get better at networking.

Facebook for Business

2. Facebook for Business

Learn how to get the most from Facebook Ads by understanding the most important aspects of creatung a successful ad campaign to attract new customers and increase revenue in your business.

Instagram for Business Course

3. Instagram for Business

Boost your company’s social media with Instagram. 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.

Telling Your Story – The Art of Media Marketing

4. Telling Your Story – Media Marketing

Have you ever wondered how to market your business to the media. Would you like to be able to write your own press release and pitch your business with confidence to the local or national newspapers, magazines or radio stations?

Effective Marketing Strategies for Business

5. Effective Marketing Strategies

Discover the secrets behind brand development and how to harness this power to bring more customers to your business. We will be looking at practical ways of creating content that matches your brand and reaches your target customer. 

Excel for Business

6. Excel for Business

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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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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