Leadership Graduate Certificate’s

A brave, energetic and enthusiastic group of young people between the ages of 12-17 years old participated in the first of an intended series Create the Great in You Ltd’s Youth Leadership Programme’s in the Muirhevna Building on the Campus at Dundalk Institute of Technology. Below are some of the images:

Community Engagement Assist Programme Job Focus

Mark Mc Cormack Founder of Create the Great in You Ltd faciliated a persoanl development workshop at job Focus Dundalk’s Assist Programme with a group of over 13 people who are exploring educational opportunities, developing new skills and learning to work as part of a team. On behalf of our team I would like to thank all the participants who took part and contributed their time and willingness to engage in the programme.

Programme Co-ordinator Donna Evan
Mark Mc Cormack Founder of Create the Great in You Ltd

Leadership Summer Camp in Dundalk IT

The first Summer Camp facilitated by Create the Great in You in the Muirhevna Building on the grounds of Dundalk Institute of Technology campus was a roaring success. Pictured below is Mark Mc Cormack (Founder) Simon Ryan (Mentor & Magician), Josh Challoner (Apprentice Project Manager) and Dundalk FC’s Captain Mr Brian Gartland.


Youth Leadership Summer Camp June 26th & 27th

The Youth Leadership Summer Camp is receiving some positive press both in the Dundalk Democrat & on Dundalk FM.

The Youth Leadership Summer Camp is designed to develop leadership skills, build resilience, and improve teamwork while making friends. (more…)

Advanced Leadership Programme

Create the Great in You’s Founder Mark Mc Cormack graduated from The Timoney Institute of Leadership ALP programme on 12th of June. The 6 month Programne involved 43 participants from various backgrounds within companies such as Norman Emerson Group, Atlantic Aviation, Creagh Concrete, Secto and Laura Lynch Associates that deal with high volumes of staff where Leadership, management and decision making is a key factor for the growth and sustainability of their business.

Over the course of the programme participants were dazzled by Professors from Harvard University in Boston, IESE in Barcelona and San Thelma in Seville. Speakers included Professors such as Rory Mc Donald, Earl Sasser, Christoph Zotte and Jo Pons. In May the group went to Seville for a three day seminar in San Thelma University and enjoyed the sunshine and beautiful scenery of the fantastic city of Seville at night time.

A special thanks to John Killeen, Ronan O’ Farrell, Paul Harman and all the Timoney Institutes team for the opportunity to be involved in such an amazing experience.

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The Timoney Institute of Leadership (ALP Programme) KClub Co. Kildare


Mark has been accepted on an Advanced Leadership Programme based in the K Club Straffan Co. Kildare. A special thanks to Mr John Killeen & Ronan O’ Farrell for this fantastic opportunity in supporting the work carried out by Create the Great in You Ltd.

Leadership is a challenging business from which an unending stream of complications crop up. The Timoney Leadership Institute Advanced Leadership Programme has been designed to train leaders to grow and develop as they learn how to rise to these challenges.

The ALP programme will achieve this through insights and discussions with world-class professors from Harvard Business School, the IESE Business School, (ranked number one in the world in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the Financial Times for executive education) and several other leading business schools from across the world.

Mark continues to work on his own self-development and has been accepted onto a prestigious leadership and self-development programme at the Timoney Leadership Institute in Dublin. The Advanced Leadership Programme is delivered over a five month period and is designed to equip participants to better manage situations, create leaders and develop the entrepreneurial mindset. The Timoney Institute works in partnership with Harvard and IESE Business School, which was ranked number one in the world in 2018.

St Louis Secondary School in Kiltimagh Co. Mayo’s Wellbeing Week

Our official Launch of our WellBeing Workshop with over 120 students in Co. Mayo. Mark Mc Cormack (Founder & Mentor) & Simon Ryan (Creative Arts & Mentor).

An inspirational group of young people we worked alongside. The aim of our “Wellbeing” workshops are to explore individuals and group understanding of the topic. Through peer support and teamwork individuals will learn inter-personal skills such as empathy and active listening enhance their communication, collaboration and creativity skills thus developing critical thinking for future leaders in school, community and employers.

Ms Walburg Ruane (Guidance Counsellor) was present at all of the workshops along with youth leaders who welcomed us each day.

Late Lunch with Gerry Kelly

Create the Great in You was featured on the great LMFM Late Lunch with Gerry Kelly on 11/10/2018. Mark and Simon were in the studio with Gerry talking about our programmes featuring Mentoring, Magic & Resilience. (more…)