Trainers

It stands to reason that if you are going to invest your time and money in developing your management capability, you will want to work with the best training and coaching providers you can afford.

Our approach is to identify the best and to make them more affordable.

We have used our expertise in trainer selection to identify a small panel of training and coaching providers with a proven track record of working successfully with business owners, managers and management teams to improve business performance.

We have combined our purchasing power with our funding support to provide access to these leading providers at a substantial discount to the normal market rates.

ActionCOACH Business Coaching Ireland was established in 2002 and is part of the largest Business Coaching company in the world, ActionCOACH Business Coaching. The ActionCOACH systems have been proven to work across a wide range of business sectors and professions in Ireland, helping Irish business owners and managers to grow profitable and sustainable businesses.

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For sixty years IMI has pioneered the development of executive education in Ireland. Thousands of senior executives attend developmental programmes at IMI annually, ranging from NFQ level 9 Masters and Diploma qualifications to one and two day master classes. Programme participants reflect the full spectrum of Irish industry, from the smallest micro-organisations to the world’s largest multinationals. Common to all IMI programmes is the translation of academic best practice to real-world solutions for practising managers. We have included three IMI Diploma programmes in the ManagementWorks suite - the IMI Diploma in Management, the IMI Diploma in Strategy & Innovation and the IMI Diploma in Leadership.

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LEAP are leadership and management development experts based in Galway and serving clients nationwide. Established in 2000, they have an outstanding track record of working with management teams to (a) identify issues that are preventing them from achieving the kind of success they had hoped for and (b) develop a plan of action that they can implement and measure with real tangible results.

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ETAC is a specialist provider of training, expertise and software solutions in all matters related to Lean and Six Sigma Business Improvement Programmes. All ETAC associates have extensive knowledge and many years of practical experience in Lean Implementation, Programme Management, Change Management and Six Sigma.

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LBS Partners, formerly known as Lean Business Systems, was founded in 2002 as a coaching-based, hands-on business improvement consultancy firm with extensive Lean training, implementation and management experience. LBS Partners team of consultants/advisors have an average experience of 25 years or more across a wide variety of business sectors and they have successfully completed in excess of 200 lean projects and training engagements.

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Optimum Results specialises in building management skills and staff competencies so as to optimise business performance and management development. Optimum Results have been supporting businesses in Ireland and abroad for more than twenty years and has consistently maintained the highest of International Quality Standards, including ISO9001:2008 (since 1996), BS 8555 ‘Environmental & CSR’ best practices standard (2005) and Human Resource Excellence (2012). The company is also an Accredited Centre for the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and The Institute of International Trade (IITI).

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Irish Times Training (ITT) has been in the professional development and education business for over 40 years. As a subsidiary of The Irish Times, ITT works with a broad range of people and organisations to deliver the highest quality Business, Management, Digital Marketing and Personal Development programmes. Identifying the need for practical management programmes that can also offer a recognised, university based qualification in 2000, Irish Times Training formed a strategic alliance with Ulster University and have been delivering Director and Senior Management programmes ever since. University faculty are drawn from business and education sectors offering a multidisciplinary perspective. The Ulster University Business School (UUBS) is the leading provider of university accredited management education and training programmes in Northern Ireland.

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