New Programme For Companies In Craigavon
Towards Business Growth!
The Craigavon Borough Council Product Transfer Programme is an exciting new initiative designed to assist 10 companies per year (20 in total) to develop and transfer new Products, Services, Systems and Technology into their business. Each programme will run over a nine month period and work predominantly on a one to one basis using experts in a variety of industry and new market fields.
Who is the Programme for?
The programme is open to all businesses in the Craigavon Borough Council area that are not Invest NI clients and who are prepared to commit the time of the owner or significant manager (as long as they can make strategic decisions within the business) to altering the business in order to introduce new Products, Services, Systems or Technology into the business.
What is the time commitment?
Each Programme will run for approximately nine months and involves a series of one to one mentoring session’s equivalent to 12 days of consultancy over that period. Other time commitments include involvement in six half day collective sessions, development of a product/service transfer plan and a bespoke market visit.
Who is managing the Programme?
The programme will be delivered by Lestas Consulting and their associates. Lestas Consulting is a Management Development Company who has worked with Northern Ireland SME’s for over a decade to implement practical new business systems, develop associate relationships, simplify supply chains and examine new markets. They bring with them a team of Product, Service, Systems, Technology and New Market experts whose experience ranges from developing procurement systems for new markets to implementing new production systems into the business and from creating new eBay shops to assisting pharmaceutical and beauty companies to apply for FDA approvals for the US market.
How much will it cost?
The programme is part financed by Craigavon Borough Council and part financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland!".. Your participant contribution is only £250 + Vat which is less than 5% of the actual programme cost for each participant.
To be considered for a place on the programme simply complete the brief Expression of Interest Form below and email back to:-
Nicholas Lestas, Lestas Consulting
26 Street Coleraine, BT52 1QA
Telephone:- 028 7032 2900, Email:- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively feel free to have a chat with Paul Kavanagh, Economic Development Officer, Craigavon Borough Council, Tel:- 028 3831 2574.