Spotlight on Skills
14th December 2017
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD officially launched Enterprise Ireland’s “Spotlight on Skills” workshops in response to the evolving skills requirements of Irish companies. In partnership with the Department of Education and Skills, and collaborating with the Irish Management Institute (IMI), the workshops will help companies identify critical skill requirements for successful business development and growth.
Over 40 companies employing 4,000 plus people participated in pilot workshops, which were recently hosted by Enterprise Ireland in the North East (Dundalk), Midlands (Mullingar), North West (Sligo) and Dublin. Nineteen “Spotlight on Skills” one-day workshops are planned nationwide in 2018 and are free for Enterprise Ireland client companies. Over 300 companies are expected to take part allowing them to develop skills plans for the strategic growth of their businesses.
Pictured (l-r) are: Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland; Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, and Siobhan McAleer, Commercial Director, Irish Management Institute.