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Help to Grow: Management

At a glance

  • Learn from Henley experts and business professionals
  • Develop skills to boost the performance of your business
  • Build your management and strategic capability
  • 90% funded by the government
  • Manageable alongside full-time work
Subject area(s)
Strategic Management
Short course
£750 + VAT (this is 10% of the total £7,500 fee, the government pays £6,750)
Course length
12 weeks - includes 8 facilitated 2-hour online sessions and 4 face-to-face case study workshops
Suitable for
Senior managers in SMEs


Henley Business School is planning to offer the Help to Grow: Management programme, with workshops commencing at the end of February 2022*. You can register your interest in the programme now and we will inform you as soon as the dates are announced.

Help to Grow: Management is designed for those in senior leadership and management roles in small and medium businesses. The programme will help you develop your capabilities in the key areas of leadership, innovation, digital adoption, employee engagement, marketing, responsible business, and financial management.

Facilitated by Henley experts and business leaders, the course will combine a practical curriculum with one-to-one support from a business mentor, peer-learning sessions and networking opportunities. The sessions will run for twelve weeks and will be delivered live-online and through face-to-face workshops at our Greenlands campus, in Henley-on-Thames.

By the end of the programme you will have developed a business growth plan to help you lead your business and release its potential.

*Henley Business School is in the process of obtaining accreditation from the Small Business Charter.

Key benefits

£750 + VAT (this is 10% of the total £7,500 fee, the government pays £6,750)

The programme's practical curriculum features:

  • Eight facilitated online two-hour sessions
  • Four practical, face-to-face case study workshops
  • One-to-one support from a mentor, providing you with personalised support to develop your business growth plan
  • Peer networking, including peer group calls that give you the opportunity to share experiences with a small group of other small business leaders
  • Access to the Alumni Programme, featuring events with inspirational speakers, business clinics and networking events

The programme will cover key areas of leadership including:

  • Strategy and innovation
  • Growing national and international markets
  • Leading for high performance
  • Building vision and brand
  • Engaging and inspiring teams
  • Creating customer value
  • Adopting digital technology
  • Adopting responsible business practices
  • Financial management

To join Help to Grow: Management, your business must:

  • Be a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) based in the United Kingdom, from any business sector
  • Employ between 5 and 249 people
  • Have been operational for at least one year
  • Not be a charity

To join Help to Grow: Management, the applicant must:

  • Be a senior decision-maker, such as Chief Executive, Finance Director, Operations Director, etc. (Please note, only one person per business can attend the programme)
  • Commit to completing all sessions

Set in sweeping parkland on the banks of the River Thames, Henley Business School's Greenlands campus provides an inspiring and reflective environment for focused work and study.

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