Help to Grow: Management Programme – University of Derby


Kick start your business growth in the new year, with the Help to Grow: Management programme. The programme will support managers and leaders of SMEs to boost business performance, resilience, and long-term growth. The University of Derby are proud to be delivering the Help to Grow: Management programme, in the East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire and Humberside.

The 12-week programme is 90% funded by (the fee payable by participants is £750) and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.

Please see below for the locations and dates of the next cohorts:
  • East Midlands, Derby, 11th January 2022
  • East Midlands, Chesterfield, 15th February 2022
  • West Midlands, Wolverhampton, 19th January 2022
  • West Midlands, Telford, 9th March 2022
  • Y&H, York, 31st January 2022

The in-depth high-quality curriculum will support participants to build capabilities:

  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • digital adoption
  • employee engagement
  • marketing
  • responsible business
  • financial management

By the end of the programme, participants will develop a business growth plan to help you lead your business to release its potential.

The programme is built around a practical curriculum that features:

  • 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

To find out more about the Help to Grow: Management programme please click here 

Request more information about the Help to Grow: Management programme here 


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