How We Support Businesses

page image with text for Developing the talent to thrive


Ensuring Ireland has the talent to innovate and compete is vital. We’re supporting Irish businesses in preparing for the future of work with a wide range of learning and development solutions that can build world class talent.

We’re ambitious for Ireland. We’re ambitious for Irish business.


We Know Talent

For more than 20 years, Skillnet Ireland have successfully partnered with industry bodies, businesses and individuals to understand business needs and deliver the talent they really need.

We’re experts at designing high impact talent solutions, including:

  • Leadership development and business mentoring
  • Bespoke talent solutions tailored to business needs
  • Specialised sectoral upskilling
  • Innovation roadmaps and career pathways
  • Digitalisation programmes
  • Research and industry insights on the future of work and talent
  • Developing new business networks and clusters


Our 72 Skillnet Business Networks support businesses, small and large, to identify the skills they need to develop their businesses and to support their teams. Skillnet Business Networks in your sector or region can help to design, source and deliver talent development solutions, enabling easy access to world-class programmes making talent development easier for your business. Our cost effective model combines government and private sector investment, incentivising talent development and drives quality and impact for businesses of all sizes.


page break icon


Interested in investing in talent development for your team or organisation?

Learn more about how Skillnet Ireland can support your business in understanding your talent needs and helping you access the right solutions.

OUR NETWORKS thumbnail graphic website

our intiatives website button thumbnail white




page break icon


How we operate

Our focus on industry drives everything we do. We partner with 57 industry bodies to support the talent needs of over 22,500 businesses from SMEs to multinational firms.

Our 72 Skillnet Business Networks are based in all regions of the country and most sectors, including technology, retail, agri-food, medtech, manufacturing, design, engineering, financial services, private healthcare, media, construction plus many more.

OUR NETWORKS thumbnail graphic website

our intiatives website button thumbnail white




page break icon


Seeking to establish a new Skillnet Business Network?

Are you a group of businesses or a representative body interested in creating a new Skillnet Business Network? Learn more about how to create a Skillnet Business Network today.

learn more website button thumbnail white




Stay connected
with kinetic

Receive regular news and insights from the world of talent development straight to your inbox.

By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the use of my personal data in accordance with Skillnet Ireland Privacy Policy.