Aston Programme for Small Business Growth


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Supporting Your Business To Reach New Heights


377904-Joe and Lagina, smilingTake your small business to the next level by joining the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth. Develop your leadership skills and build a targeted growth strategy for your own business in the company of other ambitious business leaders.

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth aims to support SMEs to grow by increasing their turnover and creating jobs within the Midlands. It is free of charge and offers:

  • 377907-Peer Group ( Denise Moore )Workshops taught by experts in SME leadership and management.
  • One-to-one support to help you tackle your business challenges.
  • Networking with other early-stage business owners from the Midlands.
  • SME case studies from business leaders talking about their growth journey.
  • Guidance through the various external finance options available to you.
  • The opportunity to pitch your growth strategy to external finance experts.
  • Time to explore the strategic growth opportunities for your business.

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Starting in January 2017 the programme will work with 125 SME and Social Enterprise leaders across five cohorts. 

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Programme Delivery            

Programme Eligibility              

Participation and Commitment

How to Apply

Previous Programme Participants


To express an interest please call the Centre: 

0121 204 3225