Help to Grow: Management

Calling all business leaders: Join us as part of this hybrid executive development programme to boost your business's performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

Help to Grow: management is a ground-breaking ‘all-in-one’ funded support opportunity for SME leaders to grow their business. It pulls together, a specialist team of 20+ SME experts, combining the expertise from Hertfordshire Business School, experienced business mentors and insights from leading entrepreneurs.

The brand-new, SME programme has been nationally designed, built and 90% funded with the latest business thinking, tools and resources but critically, brought to life with emerging best practice, personal stories, live case studies, a peer network and 1-2-1 performance, resilience, and growth planning.

Delivered as a fast-track learning experience, it’s intensively structured over 12 weeks to drive up personal confidence and business capability. With the Hertfordshire team leading you each week through virtual resources, online webinars, action planning workbooks, peer group touchpoints, 1-2-1 mentoring, plus networking case study workshops hosted within the University Enterprise Hub; it’s full-on, uncompromising but focused on achieving results. Help to Grow will be both a challenging and rewarding Bootcamp to maximise the potential of every business leader.

Registration has NOW opened for bookings for our second cohort commencing in September 2022. Full course dates can be found here.


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The course offers

The course structure is a mixture of online and face-to-face taking place at the University of Hertfordshire including:

  • 1:1 mentoring
  • 50 hours of in-depth training (developed by businesses and course experts)
  • Support to develop a custom Growth Action Plan for your business
  • Networking with other local business leaders

Full details of the course and module content.

How does it work?

Designed to be undertaken alongside full-time work, the time commitment is 50 hours over 12 weeks. The course is 90% funded by the government, and with a one-off fee of only £750 upfront. This truly rewarding opportunity is a small investment that can play a big part in securing the future of your business.

Find out more

The Help to Grow: Management course is for business owners, leaders or senior managers from all business sectors. If you're interested in finding out more and want to join our second cohort then please sign up below to express your interest.

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