Enterprise & Tourism
Enterprise & Tourism
Supporting Female Entrepreneurship
Female Entrepreneurship Support Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN)
Through the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) project, SECAD is supporting female entrepreneurs living in Cork and Limerick who have a concrete business idea and wish to become self-employed or who are already in the early stages of business development.
The training programme leads to an accredited award and core topics include:
Personal development and business skills training, one to one and group mentoring, female ‘role model’ sharing of experience and support, networking, experiential learning events, formation and facilitated networking sessions and a range of other supports.
SECAD is working in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick and Cork Institute of Technology’s Rubicon Centre, Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence on its delivery
Recruitment of participants for the next WREN study programme is now open and the next programme will start in September 2018. Eligibility criteria will apply to participants and for more information go to our Facebook page @secadcork.
If you wish to apply for the current programme, please click on this link and fill in your details: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZSXJNGM
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The WREN project is co-funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Justice and Equality and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020 to promote entrepreneurial skills and business start-up amongst women
in the region.
”Before I did the course I was at a standstill with my business idea. The expertise provided on the course enabled me to focus on my business plan, and helped put everything in place to get it off the ground and on a good footing”
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SECAD Partnership CLG
Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park,
Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y893
+353 21 4613432