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Help to grow

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with ‘Help to Grow’ from the UK Government.

Help to Grow: Management Course

The Help to Grow: Management Course supports senior managers of SMEs to boost their business’s performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

The 12-week programme is designed to be taken alongside full-time work through a combination of online sessions and face-to-face learning.  The cost to attend is also 90% funded by the UK Government.

The curriculum includes 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 release your business’s potential.

To join the Help to Grow: Management Course, 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
  • If your business employs between 10 and 249 people, you can send up to two participants on the course.
  • For more information, please read the FAQs

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

  • Be a senior decision maker, such as Chief Executive, Finance Director, Operations Director, etc.
  • Commit to completing all sessions
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