Accelerator Programmes


I have been involved in the development of a number of Enterprise Development Programmes and I am currently the part-time Enterprise Manager for the New Frontiers Enterprise Development Programme in Athlone Institute of Technology. New Frontiers is Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme that is delivered at a local level by the Institutes of Technology. The focus of this type of role involves:
• Programme & Project Management
• Evaluating and implementing Programme Management tools & methodologies
• Promotion & Marketing of Programmes
• Selection & Recruitment of participants
• Selection & Recruitment of content providers
• Interfacing with funding providers – public & private
• Design & Development of Programme Content
• Ranging from Venture Start programme to New Frontiers
• Development of workshops with content providers to provide the individual approach
to group programme
• Consistent communication between all stakeholders.