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Thursday, October 21, 2010

2 Upcoming events.

An information evening takes place in the Jean Monet Theatre (DG016), UL on
Tuesday 26th of October at 7pm. This is on the Red Programme being run in UL. Details below.

There will also be a seminar on Job search strategies held in the Absolute Hotel Limerick Thursday 28th October, (6.30pm to 8.30pm) as before further information below.

The RED Programme

(Re-Employment & skills Development)
Are you eligible for EGF and looking for skills required by SMEs?
The University of Limerick is launching the RED Programme, a six month programme, funded under the European Globalisation Fund. Starting in January 2011, this diploma course will provide business skills and an industrial placement to assist participants in securing jobs within the emerging smart economy.

What is the Purpose of the RED Programme?
The programme will provide participants with Core Business Skills, particularly those necessary for
small companies. The RED Programme aims to provide individuals with positions within
companies developing new technologies and services for emerging markets. The RED
Programme will run for approximately 6 months with a placement period of up to 2 months
within a company.
Important: An information evening takes place in the Jean Monet Theatre (DG016), UL on
Tuesday 26th of October at 7pm. There are 80 places available on the programme. Come and
have a chat, ask questions and find a new career….you never know what's in store for you.
What is the Programme Structure?
Participants will select two Core Business Skills which will be the focus of the programme. They
will also develop a set of Technical, Business and Communication Skills.
Core Business Skills
1. Project Management
2. Product Management
3. Quality Assurance
4. Process Management
5. Sales Management
6. Marketing & Market Research
7. Human Resources & Administration
Technical, Business & Communication Skills:
• Innovation Development
• Leadership & Assertiveness Skills
• Introduction to Enterprise Software Apps
• Investment: Expectations & Requirements
• Group Speaking & Negotiation Skills
• Team Development & Team Working
• Business Plan Development
How will it be Delivered?
The RED Programme is part-time, running approximately 3 days a week. It will be delivered by a
combination of classroom sessions, training courses and workshops. The course will be provided
by University of Limerick staff, industry experts, consultants and guest speakers.
What are the Expected Outcomes?
• Participants will develop a set of Business Skills that will equip them to work within
companies which are developing new technologies and services for emerging markets.
• They will also have up to 2 months work experience to develop a portfolio of those skills.
• Participant who complete the RED Programme will also be award University of Limerick Diploma in Technical, Industry & Professional Skills.

Contact: If you wish to attend this event or find out more about the RED Programme, please email: Tel: 086-8597927

Seminar on Job Search strategies
(E-mail received)

I wanted to let you know that there is a Free Seminar which may suit some
of your members who are looking at career options.

"Improving Performance for Employees & Job-Seeker Strategies" learning and
networking sessions will be presented by Career & Life Planning

The sessions will demonstrate how improving attitude and self awareness
can significantly improve self-confidence and performance which will lead
to positive results for career planning in the short and long-term.

Thursday 28th October Absolute Hotel, Limerick (6.30pm to 8.30pm)

If you are interested in attending, please contact Fiona Donlon to reserve
your place on email: or phone 061 371753

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