THRIVE is a new programme to introduce women to new product/service development (NPD) from idea to execution. We want to equip women with the necessary skills and confidence to develop a business or embark on a new career. This programme is designed to develop a high level overview of the NPD process for a variety of new products and services within pharma, tech, mechanical, electronic or food manufacturing. There is huge career potential for women within these sectors in Ireland and this programme is designed to help them access this opportunity.
THRIVE: Innovate & Execute
Half day morning delivery split Innovate (8 weeks) and Execute (12 weeks)
Objective: To introduce professionals to STEM through New Product Development from ideation through manufacturing process to completion.
- a female entrepreneur who wishes to create a product or service in STEM sector?
- a professional woman who wishes to explore a wider career opportunity in pharma, tech, mechanical, electronic or food manufacturing?
- a female work returner?
Cost €667 with M1 Skillsnet funding (RRP €995).
There are a limited number of bursaries available if required please enquire with Lavina@thrive4women.ie
Validate and Articulate your New Product or Service
8 week programme
- Testing your STEM business/project idea
- What’s the Big Idea?
- Ideas on a Napkin
- What’s the problem?
- Where does the Idea Fit?
- Who’s the Customer?
- What’s your path to Market?
- Where’s the Money?
- Elevator Pitch
Pitch business/project idea to STEM panel
Includes Personal Development support on Pivoting your Existing Skills, Presentation Skills and Leveraging your Linkedin
Hear from STEM peers on real life innovation
Complimentary access to THRIVE female STEM network
Prepare to Lead and Manage in a STEM field
Prepare to Lead and Manage in Pharma, Tech, Mechanical, Electronic or Food
- Supply Chain Overview
- Operations Management
- Forecasting / Logistics
- Finance Fundamentals
- Lean/Six Sigma
- Regulations/ Standards/ Data Integrity
- Data Analytics
- Project Management Tools
- Digitalisation Process
- Technology Partners