Management, HR and business finance training


Access a range of dedicated HR supports provided by Fáilte Ireland to help you navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. These supports include videos, checklists and FAQ’s on topics such as ‘Managing HR Risk’ and ‘Managing Temporary Lay off’s and Redundancies,’ and ‘Planning and restructuring for the Off season.’

Access our ‘HR’ resources


Fáilte Ireland, along with industry experts, has prepared a number of guides to provide you with the right tools as you make the best decisions for your business. With expert advice and insights, we hope to help tourism businesses to get on the road towards financial recovery.

Topics covered include ‘Cash burn and Cost reduction,’ ‘Calculating pre-opening costs,’ ‘Business liquidity’ and ‘Safeguarding your future revenues.’

Access our ‘Financial planning’ resources

The Fáilte Ireland eLearning Hub

The Fáilte Ireland Learning Hub offers 15 short module programme which are available to employees of all levels, from frontline to management across three specific learning categories:

  • Operations
  • Management
  • Compliance

Find out more and qualify for free access to this training support for management and staff.

Local Enterprise Office

When it comes to the areas of management, HR and finance, the website of your Local Enterprise Office (LEO) is a good source of free training.

The LEO’s are offering a series of Lunch and Learn webinars, which are available to view on demand, with guidance on COVID-19, which you can watch from the comfort of your home, covering topics such as:

  • Managing cash flow during and after the crisis
  • HR: managing and motivating your staff
  • Returning to the workplace safely
  • How Local Enterprise Offices can help your business

Find your Local Enterprise Office

Access a range of other online business resources listed on the Local Enterprise website including webinars, podcasts, articles and FAQs

University of Oxford

For a strategic overview of the COVID-19 crisis,  Saïd Business School,  within the University of Oxford,  is running a series of  virtual events that seek to address the challenges that currently face leaders.

The webinars can be watched live or retrospectively and cover a range of topics such as:

The webinars are also available as podcasts.

Visit the Oxford Answers webpage

OpenLearn from the Open University

Access a range of free management, HR and finance training courses from the Open University via their OpenLearn online platform. Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of accounting
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Leadership challenges in turbulent times
  • Human resources, recruitment and selection
  • How to frame a business case

Check out the OpenLearn course catalogue

Master essential business concepts and practical skills to take your leadership to the next level with real college courses from Harvard, MIT, and more of the world’s leading universities. Designated courses are available free of charge, but Learners can pay for an optional verified certificate at the end of their training, if they wish to do so.

Check out the course catalogue offers businesses a range of free online training programmes in a variety of subjects from project management to human resources to financial accounting to management. The training courses designated ‘free’ are available free of charge, but Learners can pay for an optional certificate at the end of their training, if they wish to do so.

Check out the course catalogue