The Operational Excellence Offer, provided by Údarás na Gaeltachta in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland, enables Gaeltacht companies trading internationally to transform their wider business in order to compete more effectively. Through an integrated application process, the offer allows eligible businesses to access financial support for business or operational change projects as well as the capability building and capital investment associated with innovation.
The aim of the offer is to support established companies (SME and Large) to address their competitive challenges and growth opportunities through a transformation project that would include investment in:
The identifiable project around which the growth plan is structured should involve a significant change in how the company does business and should not be focused on routine operational changes. Examples could include:
Supply Chain Management – company implementing new methods of doing business with suppliers and partners, including investment in new equipment, software development and training of management and staff.