Dermot believes very strongly in the empowerment of individuals through entrepreneurship and innovation. He has over 25 years management experience in a wide variety of industries. He holds a Masters in business studies (Marketing), a Higher Diploma in Service Design and Innovation, a Post Graduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise and an Honors Degree in Applied Economics with History. He also has over ten Executive Certificates in a variety of relevant fields of study. Both Dermot and Bernadette design, develop and deliver all of the workshops, courses and boot camps for SCI.
Since founding SCI in 2015 Bernadette has been putting her expertise in Innovation, Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship successfully into the challenges faced by SMEs, Entrepreneurs and Start-ups. She is committed to building purpose driven leadership for business and social impact. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, a Post Graduate Certificate in Business in Management Development and nine executive certifications in relevant fields such as Business Strategy for Social Impact, Design Thinking for Business Innovation, Lean in Manufacturing and Service and Sales Strategy. Bernadette is an advocate of continuous professional development.