Next cohort of Help to Grow Management programme launches in March to support local businesses

Sheffield Business School is launching the next cohort of the Help to Grow Management programme in March 2023.

The Help to Grow programme is a 12-week Government-backed management course designed to support senior managers of small and medium-sized businesses to boost their business performance, resilience and long-term growth.

Opening the doors to the next cohort on Tuesday March 7 2023, Sheffield Business School is excited to welcome a new round of businesses to help them accelerate their growth plans. Organisations accepted onto March’s cohort can expect to take part in 12 course modules – both online and face-to-face.

Help to Grow is 90% funded by the Government, and the fee for businesses looking to join is £750.

This executive development course is designed to support SMEs to boost their business performance and growth potential. Small business leaders will develop their strategic skills to increase their business’s long-term productivity, resilience and capacity to innovate. The course aims to enhance business management and strategic capabilities, at the end of the course you will have developed a growth plan for your organisation to help achieve your long-term vision and strategic goals.

The curriculum has been designed with support from industry, using real world case studies and will cover key areas of leadership including:

  • Strategy and innovation
  • Growing national and international markets
  • Leading for high performance
  • Building vision and brand
  • Engaging and inspiring teams
  • Creating customer value
  • Adopting digital technology
  • Adopting responsible business practices
  • Financial management

To find out more about the region’s next Help to Grow programme commencing in March 2023, please visit:

Alternatively, please complete the application form to register for the course and take your business to the next level. 


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