IDI launches the IDI Institute

IDI has officially launched the IDI Institute. The Institute is IDI’s training arm and offers an extensive range of training, capacity building and knowledge transfer services for economic development professionals, ministries and agencies.  Speaking at the launch, IDI Institute Director Gerry O’Brien said that “IDI has worked closely with national and regional government agencies for over 30 years and has a long track record in capacity building with programs hosted in Ireland and in emerging and transitioning economies.  The IDI Institute has been established to manage the continued delivery of our flagship training programs in Ireland and is introducing a new range of practical and result focused programs especially designed for government economic development agencies and the companies that they support”. IDI Institute’s programs are the go-to source of learning and knowledge transfer for executives involved in;

  • Economic development policy and program design 
  • Investment promotion, investor attraction, facilitation and aftercare 
  • Special economic zones set-up, regulation, investor facilitation and operations
  • Export promotion and exporter development 
  • Entrepreneurship and SME development
  • Tourism destination marketing and product development 
  • R & D and innovation program design and administration

We offer short open enrolment programs, in-house programs (customised to your organization’s specific learning and development priorities) as well as executive development programs and one-to-one executive coaching services.  

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