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Designs on Growth

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
09:00 - 17:00

Member cost: €1,195
Non-member cost: €1,995

Business Growth & Management Development Programme 2018

The Business Growth & Management Development programme is an innovative learning and development initiative providing the owner/managers of Design Enterprises with best practice business management skills and knowledge to support sustainability and increased revenue in their business.

This bespoke programme is sector specific and designed to fully support you to develop a winning growth strategy for your business. You need to be in business in excess of two years with two employed.

This 6 month programme will help you

To effectively address your business challenges, improve and develop your business going forward

Programme Content

  • Workshop  1 – What is Driving your Business?

Understanding where your business is now and what are the success factors for business growth

  • Workshop 2 – How to achieve business growth and profitable sales

Understanding practical marketing and promotional tools that will make a difference

  • Workshop 3 – Building Competitive Advantage

Identify opportunities for innovation in your business and where to add more value

  • Workshop 4 – Managing the Finances

Understand your financial position and how to improve the profitability of your business

  • Workshop  5 – Generating New Business – form both existing and new clients – Selling Masterclass

Use the appropriate selling models for your business and therefore sell more effectively

  • Workshop  6 –  Leadership and Management

Managing yourself more effectively to achieve business goals

Programme Duration

The programme will run one day per month for 6 months from April 17th inclusive.

Launch Date

The first module is over two days, April 17th & 18th 2018 and one monthly workshop in May, June, July, September and October.

Mentoring Support

Mentoring is a critical part of the programme.  The Mentors are business specialists who have practical experience and will have a real interest in your business challenges and growth plans.  There is one mentoring session to follow each workshop.

Peer Learning & Support

At the beginning of each workshop, you will have an opportunity to exchange ideas with your peers. In particular, progress on implementation of programme best practice and also to discuss common challenges and issues.


IDI Members €1,195    Non-Members €1,995


Recruitment for the programme is through a competitive screening process.

Please register your interest to manager@designenterprise.ie. A maximum of 12 businesses will be selected.

Deadline for expressions of interest: Friday March 30th.

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