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Help to Grow

Edinburgh Business School is delighted to offer the government's Help to Grow: Management course

SMEs across Scotland can benefit from 50-hours of business training, 10-hours of 1-2-1 mentoring, as well as networking opportunities and peer-to-peer learning.

The door is open to growth

Chancellor of Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, talks about the Help to Grow course.

Help to Grow is a £520 million government scheme to help leaders of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level. It comprises two programmes – Help to Grow: Management and Help to Grow: Digital. The first enables SMEs to access management and leadership training from the UK’s best business schools. Whilst the second offers SMEs free, impartial advice on how technology can boost business, delivered through a new online platform.

Help to Grow: Management course includes 12 modules (8 are delivered online and 4 face-to-face) covering internationalisation, marketing, financial management, strategies for growth and innovation, digital adoption, HR, leadership and responsible business practices. Participants are also paired with a relevant business mentor and are given the opportunity to learn alongside local peers, as well as providing access to a national alumni network.

The design of the programme enables business leaders to take part around existing work and home commitments.

Find out more about Help to Grow.

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Interested in Help to Grow?

The 15-week programme (which includes 3 x 1 week breaks) is 90% subsidised by the government. Edinburgh Business School also offers a 10% top up bursary making it completely free for many SMEs.

Step through the door to growth today and sign up to our next course!

Registration is now open for our next cohort starting on 23 January 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact our: Executive Education team.

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