Smart Training is run by Tena Sheil and Deirdre O’Flynn.

Tena Sheil has been involved in the SME sector since 1993 in management and accounting roles and since 2011 in the not-for-profit sector.

Tena Sheil

Tena Sheil

She is an ACCA qualified accountant with a first class honours business degree and extensive ICT qualifications.

Tena tailors training programmes to meet specific client needs such On-Site /Off-Site Customer Service, Project Management and Presentation Skills.

With her broad ICT skills, Tena also trains Sage 50, Micropay, Thesaurus, Quickbooks, TAS and PowerPoint adapted to the clients requirements.

She tutors Accounting Technician modules, FETAC L5 Bookkeeping & Payroll, Customer Service, Word Processing, and Spreadsheets.

Tena is a member of the Teaching Council and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants


Deirdre O’Flynn has over 20 years’ experience as a print journalist and has been a communications consultant since 1998.

Deirdre O'Flynn

Deirdre O’Flynn

She tutors SMEs in Internet marketing, Facebook, and LinkedIn. She also coaches business people to manage their own  website content and delivers training in public relations, social media, FETAC L5 & L4 Work
Experience, FETAC L5 & L4 Communications, and FETAC L4 Business English.

Deirdre also has extensive experience in print media for SMEs, such as newsletters and annual reports, and coaches business clients on the effectiveness of print communication.

Deirdre has a Diploma in Rural Development, a BA (Hons.) in English and Sociology, an MA in Journalism, and a FETAC Level 6 Train the Trainer certificate.

She is a member of the NUJ and the Teaching Council.

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