This June, small businesses across the country will be able to access a 12 week programme delivered by leading business schools and accredited by the small business charter.
Designed to be manageable alongside full time work, it will support small business leaders to develop their skills.
The programme is built around a practical curriculum which features:
8️⃣ Eight facilitated online 2-hour sessions
🔧Four practical and interactive case study workshops
🤝One-to-one support from a mentor, providing you with personalised support to develop your business growth plan
👥Peer networking, including peer group calls that give you the opportunity to share experiences with a small group of other small business leaders
🎓Access to the Alumni Programme featuring events with inspirational speakers, business clinics and networking events
The 12-week programme is 90% funded by the Government and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.
30,000 places will be available over 3 years with the fee being mostly subsided by the Government - fees for businesses to participate is £750.
if you are a business owner or manager that has been operating for a year with between 5 to 250 employees, you are eligible to participate.
Take a look https://helptogrow.campaign.gov.uk/ there's also a free digital scheme for those who participate exclusively in online sales.