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Help to Grow: Management Course

  • 20th November 2023 - 6th March 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre

Help to Grow: Management is a 12-week practical management training course designed to support senior managers of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to boost performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

Delivered by UWE Bristol, Help to Grow: Management offers short, focused sessions to allow you to complete the course alongside running your business. The programme combines online sessions with face-to-face learning, alongside peer support and mentoring.

SMEs may be from any sector but must employ 5-249 people and participants must be at senior manager level.

The blended learning consists of:

  • 4 practical and interactive face-to-face workshops at Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre
  • 8 facilitated online 2-hour sessions
  • 10 hours of confidential 1:1 mentoring
  • 8 online peer group calls

Help to Grow: Management Course Benefits:

  • Enhance your management and strategic capabilities
  • Produce a growth plan for your business
  • Build resilience to future shocks
  • Learn how to innovate in your business
  • Adopt digital technologies to boost productivity and operational agility
  • Develop your value proposition and reach into growth markets
  • Improve employee engagement and responsible business practices
  • Opportunity to step away from the office for a few hours a week, gaining valuable “thinking space”

Help to Grow: Management is 90% subsidised by the Government. Participants pay a £750 fee.

Registration link and full cohort dates can be found on our website:, or contact the team on

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