By Tech East 2 minute read

Are you interested in learning new skills, boosting profits and improving business performance, resilience and long-term growth? Make plans now for 2024 and beyond. Kickstart your personal and business development by joining the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) Help to Grow: Management course with Norwich Business School. Led by UEA academics, who are experts in their field, the course equips your business with tools and strategies to bolster your resilience.

Help to Grow: Management is a nationwide course, and as a member of the Small Business Charter, Norwich Business School is delighted to invite applications for its fourth cohort starting on 4th March 2024. You can hear more from course academics and graduates from previous course cohorts here.

The course supports managers and leaders of SMEs with 5-249 employees. Those with 10+ employees may apply for two places. The 12-week programme is designed to fit alongside full-time work commitments and is 90% funded by the Government, meaning the fee payable by participants is just £750.

The course is designed for business owners, CEOs and tomorrow’s senior business leaders, who each bring a diversity of experience. 50+ regional businesses from a wide range of sectors including science and technology, electronics and aviation, social enterprise, retail and logistics have participated to date. Over 1,700 teaching hours have been delivered since November ‘22, as well as 500 hours of mentoring and 400 hours of peer-to-peer advice.

The course curriculum has been created alongside business leaders and industry experts with expertise in growing businesses. Participants will enhance their management and strategic capabilities, learn how to innovate in their business, grow national and international markets and adopt digital technologies to boost productivity and operational agility. Via the alumni programme, participants continue to benefit from ongoing learning and networking opportunities.

GET IN TOUCH to reserve a place and let the programme help grow your business. Email: or visit the Help to Grow website