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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

Dealing with Difficult Personalities at Work

Next event: 07/11/2018

Venue: Online

In this lunch time webinar, Fiona Buckley will give you an understanding of the elements of personality that people may find difficult. It will also g..

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Strategic Leader Workshop

Next event: 15/11/2018

Venue: Sheraton Athlone Hotel

This program is targeted at those who need to enhance their strategic lenses, thinking, planning and implementation as well as managers who have an in..

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Foundation in HR Analytics Program

Next event: 27/11/2018

Venue: Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty, Co. Clare

The main purpose of this course is to provide HR Reporting Managers, Analysts, Business Partners, Generalists and Leaders with an understanding of Peo..

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Executive Coaching Essentials 3 days

Next event: 12/11/2018

Venue: Clayton Hotel, Galway

A 3 day coaching programme designed to help gain a working knowledge and practice of coaching.

Ideal for those with little or no coachi..

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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