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Dublin's Northside Partnership - really getting people back to work

The Partnership's 'Planning for Business' course has seen over 90 people set up in business in the first 6 months of 2010. Course facilitator Orla O'Carroll says the course is probably the best of its kind in the country. She credits the teamwork involved in preparing candidates before they go on the course.

The course is free and if you're interested, contact the Northside Partnership and ask to speak to one of the company's two enterprise officers. Tel. 01-8485630. http://www.northsidepartnership.ie

The Mission of the Northside Partnership is to be the driving force in meeting the challenge of social inclusion in its catchment area. The Northside Partnership is part of the national Local and Community Development Programme which is managed by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Community Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs.

     

Orla O'Carroll - Course Facilitator

Course facilitator Orla O'Carroll says the course is probably the best of its kind in the country. She credits the teamwork involved in preparing candidates before they go on the course. The Mission of the Northside Partnership is to be the driving force in meeting the challenge of social inclusion in its catchment area.

The course is free and if you're interested, contact the Northside Partnership and ask to speak to one of the company's two enterprise officers.
Tel. 01-8485630. http://www.northsidepartnership.ie

     

Cepta Dowling - Employment & Enterprise Manager

Employment & Enterprise manager Cepta Dowling says the number of people who complete the course and succeed in opening new businesses has tripled in a year.

The course is free and if you're interested, contact the Northside Partnership and ask to speak to one of the company's two enterprise officers.
Tel. 01-8485630. http://www.northsidepartnership.ie

     

Kevin Hendrick, Course Participant rates it 10/10

Kevin Hendrick, Coolock, Dublin, hopes to set up in full-time business as a sports therapist having completed a short course with the Northside Partnership in 'Business Management and Business Planning'. A printer for 10 years, Kevin was laid off in 2007 and decided to change career and move into sports therapy.

He gives the start-your-own-business course he's just completed ten out of ten. It really worked for him. Here's why!

The course is free and if you're interested, contact the Northside Partnership and ask to speak to one of the company's two enterprise officers.
Tel. 01-8485630. http://www.northsidepartnership.ie