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ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet

The objective of ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet is to develop the knowledge, skills and qualifications of employees by increasing access to skills development opportunities and encouraging ongoing professional development.

The strategic purpose is to focus on providing efficient and effective enterprise-led training and networking opportunities for companies to develop their workforce skills and talent so they are prepared for the political, technological and competitive risks that are already here and for the future.

ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies.

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The Irish Centre for Business Excellence (ICBE) is a not-for-profit organisation established by leading companies in Ireland with a deep commitment to continuous improvement.
We are a knowledge-sharing network of cross sectoral businesses that are committed to helping each member company be the most competitive in their field.

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Upcoming Events

4 Day Virtual Classroom: Project Management Essentials

Next event: 13/07/2020

Venue: Virtual Classroom

This course provides you with a foundation in professional project management principles. Based on the Project Management Institute’s Guide to the P..

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ICBE Lunchtime Bite Webinar – The Career Habits That Hold Us Back

Next event: 18/02/2020

Venue: Webinar

This webinar will help explore some of the potential habits that may hold leaders back from future career success. It will provide an insight into som..

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1-Day Resilience Workshop – ‘Bounce Back-Move On’

Next event: 26/02/2020

Venue: Galway

Objective: To equip participants with an understanding of resilience and the importance & benefits of emotional resilience. At the end of this sessio..

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3-Day Executive Coaching Essentials

Next event: 17/06/2020

Venue: Galway

A 3 day coaching programme designed to help gain a working knowledge and practice of coaching
Ideal for those with little or no coaching experi..

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The knowledge-sharing opportunities provided by ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet is an invaluable way to learn from and benchmark against other companies. This peer-to-peer transfer of knowledge helped us to develop important learning and development interventions such as mentoring, multi-generational training and sponsorship programmes.

The network provides member companies with the opportunity to network and to support each other through knowledge sharing in a rapidly changing business environment.”
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Eilish Walsh

Learning & Development Specialist

The Supervisory Management training from ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet has made a significant impact on our management capabilities both for existing managers and for emerging managers. The training has helped our teams to learn from the trainer and their peers in a collaborative learning environment.  

This training has become an essential talent development tool for our company.”
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John Daly

Group HR Manager

The training our employees have received through the ICBE Business Excellence Skillnet has been vital in assisting in the development and transition of our employees into managerial roles. Additionally, the training has expanded the knowledge base of the wider employee population in our company.

The diversity of the training that we can avail of is first class and someone is always available to advise us of various training and conference opportunities that our employees can take part in.”
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Eimear O'Reilly

HR Manager