Written answers

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Departmental Staff Training

Photo of Catherine MurphyCatherine Murphy (Kildare North, Social Democrats)
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112. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the cost of providing external coaching and-or training services for staff development in her Department over the past five years and to date in 2017, by cost per year, in tabular form; the company that delivered the training courses; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [48799/17]

Photo of Frances FitzgeraldFrances Fitzgerald (Dublin Mid West, Fine Gael)
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My Department places a high priority on the development of staff to ensure that they are provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to contribute to the work of the Department. Investing in our staff ensures we further enhance individual and collective capacity, improve organisational performance and enable a high performing and agile workforce.

The Learning and Development Unit is responsible for providing targeted learning and development initiatives, including coaching and other training services. The details requested by the Deputy are set out in the following table.

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Learning and Development Costs and Training Providers for the period Requested 2012 – 2017 to date

YearCostExternal Coaching and Training Providers
2012€232kACCA Ireland, 1to1 French Tuition, Griffith College, BT Communications Ireland, Carr Communications, CERNAM Ltd, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, DBS, DIT, Espion Ltd, Independent Colleges, IPA, Carlow IT, Sligo IT, iPass, Irish Academy of Computer Training, Irish Times Training, Irish Bankers Institute, Jefferson Computer, Letterkenny IT, National College of Ireland, New Horizons, Olas, Open Management Training Ltd, Oracle, PAI, Rothwell, Sureskills Ltd, Institute of Bankers, Trigraph, La Touche Training, Achilles, UCD, Trinity, Griffith College, National College of Ireland, DBS, Trinity College, CSTDC: Civil Service Training and Development Centre.
2013€265kCarr Communications, IPA, iPass, Irish Bankers Institute, Irish Sign Language Academy, Irish Times Training, OMT, PAI, RA Consulting, Rothwell, Seamus O’Dwyer Consulting, Kings Inns, Tiger, Trigraph, UCD, Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. Olas Software Training, Shannonside Audio Video Ltd, Arrow ECS, Blue Wave Technology, Keytrainer Ireland Ltd, SQT Training, Dublin Civil Defence. Phoenix Safety Services, The Company Shop, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Espion, Irish Human Rights Commission, Salus Training, PDP, Pro Safe, Plain English, Trinity College, DBS, Griffith College, University of Limerick, DIT, Sligo IT, Strathclyde University.
2014€408kAchilles Procurement Ltd, Carr Communications, IIA Training Ltd, IPA, Irish Times Training, International Centre for Parliamentary Studies, Life and Executive Coaching Institute, Gaelchultur Teoranta, Hibernian Training Courses, European Institute of Communications, Sureskills Ltd, PAI, RA Consulting, Kings Inns, Tiger, Trigraph, UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business, Michael Smurfit Grad School, Young Programme Events Ltd, BT Communications Ltd, Olas Software Training, New Horizons Irl, Espion Ltd, Keytrainer Ireland Ltd, Nifast, Consolidated Enterprises, Life Skills Training, IOSH Ireland Eastern District, Dublin Civil Defence, Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon, Blue Sky Training, Chartered Accountants of Ireland, CSL Chartered Sercretaries, Penna, State Claims Agency, Antifyre Ireland, Fujitsu Ireland, Apex Fire Ltd, Keytrainer, Institute of Banking, IPA, Trinity, Griffith College, Athlone IT, DIT, National College of Ireland, Open University, Independent Colleges, UL.
2015€332kCarr Communications, Chartered Accountants of Ireland, IIA, IPA, Irish Times Training, PAI, Kings Inns, Tiger, Trigraph, UCD, NALA, Institute of Directors in Ireland, Resilience International, Irish Deaf Society, Gaelchultur Teoranta, Art of Navigation, Ceran Lingua Ltd, Auditware Training and Consultancy, Business Risk Management Ltd, Olas Software Training, BT Communications Ireland Ltd, Statistical Data Analysis Ltd, Keytrainer Ireland Ltd, Consolidated Enterprises, Dublin Civil Defence, Safety Ireland First Response Ltd, Nifast, First Aid Aware. IHREC, Chartered Institute of Management, Legal Island, Kilroys College, Institute of Banking, Agence Comptable de L’intefp., DBS, DIT, Law Society, Carlow IT, Griffith College, Open University, Garda College/UCD, UL, Athlone IT, National College of Ireland.
2016€364kAchilles Procurement Ltd, Aileen O’Meara Media, Alliance Francaise, Art of Naviation, Auditware Systems Ltd, BIM, Carr Communications, Chartered Accountants Ireland, City Colleges, CMG Professional Training, Crowleys DFK Chartered Accountants, Dept PER, European Institute of Communications, Kingstown College, Gaelchultur Teoranta, International Training Centre of the ILO, IPA, Irish Times Ltd, Legal Island, Lexxion Publisher, NALA, Public Relations Institute of Ireland, Raomal Perera, Resilience International, Retirement Planning Council of Ireland, SQT Training, Beacon HRM Group, Communications Clinic, Kings Inns, Tiger, Trigraph, UCD, Young Programme Events, Safety Ireland First Response Ltd, Dublin Civil Defence, Olas Software Training and Development, Perception Consulting Ltd, Storm Island Ltd, New Horizons Ireland, Advance Systems, Consolidated Enterprises, Digital Imaging Services, EUIPO, Irish Centre for European Law, La Touche Training, Legal Training Services, PQMS Ltd, Samson Training, Sight and Sound Technology, Communications Clinic, UCD & ELAI, UCD, DIT, Carlow IT, Blanchardstown IT, Kings Inns, Griffith College, Law Society, Open University, UCD Smurfit School of Business, UL.
2017€421kArcline Ltd, Carr Communications, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Civil Service College, Institute of Internal Auditors, Dept PER, European Academy for Taxes, Economics and Law, Kingstown College, Gaelchultur Teoranta, Hibernian Training, IPA, iPass, Irish Times Training, IT Governance Europe Ltd, Law Society, Lexxion Publisher, NALA, PAI, pTools Software, Shannon Consulting, Beacon HRM Communications Clinic, Trigraph, UCD, Young Programme Events. Premier First Aid, Bsafe at Work, First Aid Aware, Celtic Safety Training Ltd, BIM, O’Dwyer Safety Services, ACCA Ireland, CMIT, DBS, DIT, Griffith College, IBEC, Carlow IT, IPA, Mercyhurst College, National College of Ireland, Kings Inn, UCD.


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