Leadership 4 Growth Programme 2023

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Leadership for Growth 2023 is now open for applications. Closing date is 13th November 2022.

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Enterprise Ireland’s Leadership 4 Growth Programme develops world-class business leaders equipped with the necessary visionary, strategic and innovative capabilities required to scale sustainable companies on the global stage.  Leadership 4 Growth is delivered in partnership with IESE Business School, in association with Learning Partnership

Leadership 4 Growth supports CEO's to:

  • Identify their own personal leadership potential and capability through development of leadership style, ambition and confidence;
  • Strategically analyse and evaluate their own business to make strategic choices for rapid growth;
  • Create a Strategic Growth Action Plan and robust strategic management / deployment framework for rapid growth and sustainability;
  • Identify and grow personal leadership with C-Suite and Board to grow a strong effective team to execute and implement step changes arising from the Growth Plan;
  • Understand the behaviours required to operate a culture of coaching / learning for continuous transformation and employee engagement.

The Programme comprises of three overseas week-long residential modules which cover:

  1. Dynamic Business Strategy
  2. High Performance Leadership
  3. Sustainable Growth 

Each participant will be assigned a Business Adviser/Coach who will encourage, challenge and assist them in implementing strategic frameworks and applying core leadership concepts to their companies. Each module is followed by a one-day Ireland-based Insights Session involving the participant’s senior leadership team. Insights Sessions aim to affect sustainable change within participating companies.  Customised one-day Masterclasses for CFOs and CHROs are a new additional element to the programme.

Why Leadership 4 Growth?

Client testimonials:

  • The Leadership 4 Growth Programme is a journey of self-discovery; who you are now, and what you can become as a business leader. If you attend Leadership 4 Growth with an open mind it will upskill you with the tools to build and lead a great Senior Leadership Team. Leadership 4 Growth has helped me to scale my business to a level I never believed possible! Paul Fitzgibbon, CEO, Henley Stoves, L4G Class 2018-2019.
  • L4G was a wonderful experience - on both a professional and a personal level. Previous participants I spoke to before undertaking the programme, unanimously said it was not to be missed. They were so right! Aldagh McDonogh, Director, Morgan McKinley.

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Please note: only eligible Enterprise Ireland or sister economic development agency clients (Invest Northern Ireland, IDA) can apply.

Apply for the Leadership 4 Growth Programme 2023

Leadership for Growth 2023 is now open for applications. Closing date is 13th November 2022.


Participation on this programme will be subject to a competitive selection process.

Download the Leadership 4 Growth brochure which outlines the high-level programme format.

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Further information/contact

For further information or to to be added to the mailing list, please contact:

Jonathan Murphy

Leadership 4 Growth Programme Manager

Enterprise Ireland

Jonathan Murphy 

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