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Register for the Help to Grow: Management scheme

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

Jmeetingoin 30,000 senior leaders taking part in a practical management training programme delivered by world-class business schools, accredited by the Small Business Charter.

Help to Grow: Management will support senior managers of small and medium sized businesses to boost their business's performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

The 12-week programme, which combines online sessions with face-to-face learning, is 90% funded by the Government and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.

The in-depth high quality curriculum will support you to build your capabilities in leadership, innovation, digital adoption, employee engagement, marketing, responsible business, and financial management. By the end of the programme you will develop a business growth plan to help you lead your business to release its potential.

BENEFITS

  • Enhance your management and strategic capabilities
  • Produce a growth plan for your business
  • Build resilience to future shocks
  • Learn how to innovate in your business
  • Adopt digital technologies to boost productivity and operational agility
  • Develop your value proposition and reach into growth markets
  • Improve employee engagement and responsible business practices
  • A blended programme that combines interactive, online sessions with face-to-face learning to suit you

The programme will be delivered by leading small business and enterprise experts from a consortium of business schools, with the support of leading figures from industry and experienced entrepreneurs.

The participating business schools have been accredited by the Small Business Charter, an award which recognises the high quality, tailored guidance they provide to support small businesses and their local economy.

The consortium brings a huge amount of expertise and experience to support you and your business.

ELIGIBILITY

To join Help to Grow: Management, your business must:

  • Be a Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) based in the United Kingdom
  • From any business sector, employing between 5 and 249 people
  • Have been operational for at least one year
  • Not be a charity

To join Help to Grow: Management, the applicant must:

  • Be a senior decision maker, such as Chief Executive, Finance Director, Operations Director, etc. (Please note, only one person per business can attend the programme)
  • Commit to completing all sessions

 

Register here

 

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