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    NAA Member News: University of Salford – Help to Grow Management Programme

    Take your business to the next level with the Help to Grow Management Course.

    A 90% government-funded programme designed exclusively for senior decision-makers of small and medium-sized businesses to help you learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits for long-term growth.

    About Help To Grow

    Are you ready to take your business to new heights? Introducing the Help to Grow 12-week programme, a transformative experience brought to you by Salford Business School and accredited by the Small Business Charter. This unique opportunity is designed to empower entrepreneurs like you, providing the tools and support needed to drive significant growth.

    Why Choose Help To Grow?

    Unlock the full potential of your business with our comprehensive 12-week programme. Here’s what sets Help to Grow apart:

    • Expert Delivery: Delivered by Salford Business School, our programme blends practical learning with invaluable 1:1 support from experienced business mentors.
    • Holistic Curriculum: Our curriculum focuses on key modules such as financial management, innovation, and digital adoption, ensuring you develop essential strategic skills.
    • Flexible Learning: Designed to fit seamlessly into your full-time work schedule, the programme combines 75% online sessions led by Help to Grow facilitators and 25% hands-on case study workshops at Salford Business School.
    • Peer Learning and Networking: Connect with like-minded individuals through peer-learning sessions and join our exclusive alumni network, creating opportunities for collaboration and growth.

    What To Expect

    Embark on a journey of business transformation:

    • Strategic Skill Development: Hone your skills in financial management, innovation, and digital adoption.
    • Tailored Business Growth Plan: Craft a personalised plan to guide your business toward its full potential.
    • Fresh Perspectives: Gain new ideas, learn from diverse industries, and take a step back to identify impactful changes.

    Invest in Your Future

    The final cost of this transformative programme is £750 per participant, thanks to the 90% government funding support. Seize this opportunity to elevate your business without breaking the bank.

    Programme Overview

    Facilitated by Salford Business School, this practical programme takes place over 3 months and will include both online and face to face sessions, alongside peer support and mentoring.

    The programme is built around a practical curriculum which features:

    • 7 facilitated online 2-hour sessions
    • 5 practical, face-to-face 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

    For more information and to hear what our alumni have to say about the help to grow management course, click here

    Next cohort starting on the 18th of April – Register here

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