Aston Centre for Growth: Your partner in business success

Whether you’re a business leader, entrepreneur, or SME, Aston Centre for Growth offers business support programmes to organisations of all scales, from startups to large corporations. The practical support is designed to enhance leadership skills, productivity, sustainability, and overall business growth. As a proud member of Aston Business School, a globally recognised institution, the Centre has supported thousands of SMEs through exceptional programmes and events.

Learn more about how Aston Centre for Growth can support your business in 2024:


Green AdvantageSkills Bootcamp in Sustainability

Green Advantage is a comprehensive 12-week course tailored for business leaders navigating climate and environmental challenges while maximizing performance and profitability. Engage in interactive in-person and online workshops, receive personalised one-on-one coaching, and peer-to-peer learning. The Green Advantage Skills Bootcamp equips businesses with essential tools and insights to create a clear sustainability roadmap, make a positive impact in their workplace.

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Help to Grow: Management Course

The 12-week government-funded management course is tailored for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the UK. Participants undergo comprehensive leadership training through a combination of online and face-to-face sessions, covering growth strategies, innovation, high-performance team leadership, digital adoption, financial management, and responsible business practices. The course includes personalised 10 hours of 1-to-1 mentoring with a business mentor.

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Social Economy Growth Programmes

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched programmes to support the Social Economy’s growth, funded by the UK Government and WMCA. The Social Economy Growth programme aims to enhance inclusive growth. Delivered by Aston Centre for Growth, GROW and ACCELERATE programmes cater exclusively to Social Enterprises, CICs, Cooperatives, and Charities. Participants benefit from diagnostic assessments, expert coaching, insights from leadership experts, group coaching, and networking.

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