Two government backed programmes designed to help you learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits.
The government has launched the Help to Grow: Management programme as part of their Plan for Jobs. Courses will help senior leaders of small and medium businesses to lead their businesses to their full potential.
The 12-week programme costs just £750 and is 90% subsidised by the government and delivered across the UK by leading business schools accredited by the Small Business Charter.
Help to Grow: Management is an Executive Development programme accredited by the Small Business Charter. The 12-week practical curriculum offers 1:1 business mentor support throughout and includes modules on financial management, strategies for growth and innovation and approaches to digital adoption. Book your space with a business school near you today.
You can find the upcoming courses in the North here
Help to Grow: Digital is a new UK-wide scheme to help small and medium size businesses (SMEs) adopt digital technologies that are proven to increase their productivity.
The scheme will offer SMEs free and impartial advice on how technology can help their business. An online platform will help them to:
The scheme will also offer eligible SMEs a grant token worth up to £5,000 to cover up to half of the costs of pre-approved, digital technology solutions.
The Help to Grow: Digital scheme willlaunch in the Autumn. It will run for 3 years, taking a phased approach over a number of waves. Each wave will provide the opportunity to roll out new technologies and functionalities for SMEs and vendors.
If you are a company interested in becoming a supplier to the scheme please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-to-grow-digital-apply-to-become-a-vendor
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