Help to grow:
Management Course

Help to Grow: Management Course is a 12-week, online and face-to-face practical management training programme.

Due to the current economic crisis and in partnership with the Isle of Wight Council, the University of Portsmouth will give participating businesses a bursary of £750. This means the course will be fully funded (free) for Isle of Wight SMEs.

The 12-week course usually costs £750 and is 90% funded by the government.

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Delivered in collaboration with industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs, the course includes:

  • 12 weeks of in-depth training
  • 1:1 business mentoring to help apply learnings
  • The opportunity to grow business fast
  • A blended-learning combining webinars and face-to-face sessions held at Building 41 on the Island
  • The ability to take part around existing work commitments

Aimed at senior leaders in small and medium businesses, the course covers:

  • Strategies for growth and innovation
  • Leading high-performance teams
  • Digital adoption
  • Financial management
  • Responsible business practices
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Participants will hear from inspirational business leaders, learn alongside local peers and learn from like-minded leaders with bespoke peer-to-peer networking sessions.
By the end of the course, a participating business will be able to take away a tailor-made growth action plan and have the confidence in how to grow their business.