The Government’s landmark Help to Grow: Management scheme is now open for applications.
The initiative offers businesses free or subsidised training to level up in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s what you need to know.
What is the Help to Grow: Management scheme?
The initiative will offer 30,000 senior business leaders or managers the opportunity to take part in a practical management training programme delivered by “world-class business schools”, accredited by the Small Business Charter.
The 12-week programme – which includes a combination of virtual and face-to-face learning – is 90 per cent subsidised by the Government and can be completed alongside full-time work.
The course is designed to help you improve your capabilities in leadership, innovation, digital adoption, employee engagement, marketing, responsible business, and financial management.
What are the eligibility criteria?
To apply, your business must meet the following requirements:
- Be a Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) based in the United Kingdom
- From any business sector, employing between five and 249 people
- Have been operational for at least one year
- Not be a charity
The sole attendee should also be a senior decision maker, such as Chief Executive, Finance Director, Operations Director, etc.
How to register
To find out more or to register for the Help to Grow: Management scheme, please click here.
Help to Grow: Digital scheme
Later this year, the Help to Grow: Digital scheme will also launch, offering businesses up to £5,000 off digital accounting, sales and finance software.
To register interest for the Digital scheme, please click here.
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