Help to Grow: Management Programme

Boost your skills at Cardiff Met Help to Grow Programme

The Creative Enterprise and Leadership Centre (CLEC) at Cardiff Metropolitan University have taken their expertise and experience from the renowned 20Twenty Programme to bring you a bespoke government backed scheme designed exclusively for senior business leaders.

The business growth and mentoring programme is 90% subsidised by the government and is exclusively for senior leaders of small and medium businesses.

What Is The Help To Grow: Management Programme?

The programme provides 1-1 mentorship and world-class training for leaders of small and medium-sized businesses.

Delivered by Cardiff Metropolitan University and accredited to the Small Business Charter, Help To Grow: Management includes 50 hours of in depth training, 1:1 business mentoring, and the opportunity to grow your business, fast.

The programme costs just £750 (course worth £6750) and is 90% subsidised by the government.

Designed to be manageable alongside full-time work, you can take part around your existing work commitments and access learning through a blend of short online and face-to-face sessions. 

Key Benefits Include:

✔️ Developed exclusively for senior leaders
✔️ 90% funded by government
✔️ 10 hours of 1-1 business mentoring where you are matched closely with someone either in your industry or with expertise in a specific area of business
✔️ Improve your leadership and management skills
✔️ Adopt digital technologies to boost productivity and agility
✔️ Improve employee engagement and responsible business practices
✔️ Sessions are recorded and mostly on-line so can easily fit around your work and life commitments
✔️ Peer group calls that give you the opportunity to learn from a small group of similar business leaders
✔️ Grow your business, fast

Modules and Key Learning Areas Include:

  • Building a brand
  • Developing a marketing strategy
  • Vision, mission & values
  • Organisational design
  • Digital adoption and strategy
  • Employee engagement & leading change
  • High performance workplace
  • Implementing growth plans
  • Finance & financial management
  • Efficient operations

Are You Eligible?

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

Next Course Starts January 2023 – Funded Places Are Still Available