Despite the less than ideal economic climate, there is still plenty of scope for a good, well researched business idea; especially from a well prepared entrepreneur. Advice and training are all available for good projects from Dublin City Enterprise Board. In starting your own business, you have a powerful ally. Even if you are at an early stage, we can help with advice and training.
There are training courses and modules, business networks and workshops to equip you with the knowledge you need. We provide an expert Mentoring services for suitable entrepreneurs. Financial assistance in the form of grants, loans and investment are available for qualifying businesses and projects.
All DCEB courses, workshops, modules and talks are provided at low cost for professional training in small groups.
Dublin City Enterprise Board will host an open coffee morning to explain what supports are available to start up businesses and answer some personal queries. During the coffee morning session we will explore some key strategies to help you to recognise and manage your transition from employee to becoming a self-employed entrepreneur. We will also explore business ideas and outline many of the supports available to start a business. More information...
Do you have a business idea and yet are unsure whether or not it will work? Would you like to be your own boss but you cannot come up with a business idea? Learn all you need to know about idea generation from taking an idea from first thought stage through to business start-up.
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Dublin City Libraries in association with Dublin City Enterprise Board are pleased to announce a series of business lectures aimed at those contemplating self employment.The 2011 theme is “Innovation for Start-ups” The lectures will include novel ways to overcome some of the challenges of starting a business in these difficult times.For the first time we are including a lecture element on Ethnic Entrepreneurship to cater for the City’s diverse population. More information...
For those wishing to start their own business Dublin City Enterprise Board and FÁS have combined to offer a Start Your Own Business course for individuals to obtain and/or develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the marketing and financial viability of their business idea/project.
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Eamonn Fallon Daft.ie
Denis O'Brien Communicorp