Trinity College course to be made available in Waterford city
A new Trinity College course aimed at people with an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship is now being made available to study at the Bank of Ireland Workbench, 60 Meagher’s Quay, Waterford.
The level 9 postgraduate course in innovation and enterprise development – run by Tangent at Trinity College Dublin in partnership with Springboard+ – will be free for homemakers or those in receipt of jobseekers benefit and subsidised for those in employment.
A total of 20 places will be offered on the programme, and over a period of 20 weeks the course will cover a range of topics including creativity and design thinking, leadership and company set-up and, opportunity generation.
Commenting on the launch of the course in Waterford, Tangent marketing and communications manager Michael Lynham said: "We are delighted to be able to widen our offering to Waterford and make it more accessible for people to study innovation and entrepreneurship in their regions.
“The course is purposefully delivered combining both online and classroom-based learning to make it as accessible as possible for people. In addition to Waterford, the course will also be available in regional centres in Longford, Cavan and Tipperary.
“Students who complete the course will be given the tools to translate their creative and innovative ideas into products, services and policies, while also having the valuable opportunity to network with other students of different background and expertise.”
To see if you are eligible and to apply for the course, visit www.springboardcourses.ie.