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Advanced Business Programme (Certified)

Advanced Business Programme (Certified)

Who Should Attend?

Every business needs to take a step back and take the time out to re-evaluate structures and strategy. This programme provides you with an ideal opportunity to do just this. It is targeted at SME Owner Manager who would like to enhance their management capabilities and create better business results.


Following the programme, you will be able to analyse and understand the key business success factors to allow you to be the driving force needed to build a strong and sustainable business. You will also develop an understanding of management functions and management best practice, learning tools and techniques that you will be able to put into practice immediately.


Every company needs to improve their bottom line and this programme has been designed to hep you do just that. The programme will facilitate you, as an owner manager to:

• Take a fresh look at your business.
• Improve productivity
• Overtake YOUR competitors
• Increase YOUR customers and YOUR sales

Course Content

Participants complete 8 one day modules and a company improvement project and are provided with 2 days mentoring.

• Develop a business strategy
• Review your management practices and comply with employment law
• Understand your company finances
• Plan and manage your marketing process
• Create a lean business
• Improve your communication and negotiation techniques
• Create a plan you can implement to improve your business


In class sessions are highly interactive with participants learning practical tools which they can use immediately back in the workplace. Learning is transferred to the company through the completion of an IN-COMPANY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. All participants complete an improvement project in their own company under the guidance of a mentor. (2 days individual mentoring provided)


Participants who successfully complete the company improvement project and related report and presentation are eligible for certification to achieve a Special Purpose QQI Level 7 award.

Dates and Venues

To Be Confirmed.


ISME Members €1650, Non Members €1895

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