Aston Centre for Growth provides leading growth programmes and other practical business support for entrepreneurs, SMEs and business leaders across the community including:

 

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth – Free Support for Companies at the Early Stage of Growth

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth provides free industry-leading support through expert-led workshops, 1-2-1 mentoring and guidance with producing your own growth action plan! This programme is now recruiting for Cohort 10, starting in September 2022. This programme is available to businesses trading in Greater Birmingham and Solihull or Coventry and Warwickshire LEP areas only. Find out more: www.aston.ac.uk/astonprogramme

 

Help to Grow: Management Course – National Programme for Senior Business Leaders

This 12-module course, introduced by the Government, is designed to help small and medium sized businesses across the UK learn new skills, reach new customers and boost profits. The course combines a practical curriculum, with one-to-one support from a business mentor, peer-learning sessions and an alumni network. Register now for a September start: https://smallbusinesscharter.org/h2gm-registration/?school=aston

 

Aston Business Mentoring Programme – Learn from Birmingham’s most accomplished SME leaders and business professionals

The Aston Business Mentoring Programme is a new Centre for Growth initiative delivered in partnership with the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Growth Hub and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This fully funded programme is designed to support ambitious small business leaders to increase productivity and position their enterprise for growth through structured peer-led 1-2-1 mentoring. This programme is available to businesses trading in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP areas only.

Find out more: https://www.aston.ac.uk/research/bss/abs/centres-hubs/aston-centre-for-growth/aston-business-mentoring-programme