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Cork Chamber Skillnet

Network Sector

Multi Sector

Network Region

South West

Network Manager

Garrett O'Rourke

Network Promoter

Cork Chamber

Network Contact

Garrett O'Rourke

Phone

021 4530141

Website

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Network Overview

Cork Chamber Skillnet is a multi-sector business network for companies of all sizes in Cork and the South West Region. The network’s mission is to drive regional development by supporting businesses through subsidised talent development programmes.

The network aims to make the South West a globally recognised place for business, innovation and quality of life. Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible upskilling courses to meet the ongoing needs of businesses. Cork Chamber Skillnet is promoted by Cork Chamber. Membership of the network is open to private enterprises in the South West Region.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

“Our staff give really great feedback regarding the Cork Chamber Skillnet courses. The network has a great portfolio of courses to avail of, which are really helping a lot of our employees move up the ladder and have a global impact. Great for business and great for Cork.”

Jillian Mallon – Vmware

“The Digital Marketing/Social Media for Business course run by Cork Chamber Skillnet covered all the essential requirements. The knowledge gained has helped us grow our online presence and ensure that we remain at the cutting-edge of digital marketing.”

Tim O’Driscoll - EIL Ireland

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