Aston Programme for Small Business Growth - Information Session #2

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Friday, 4 September, 2020 - 12:30 to 14:00

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth - Information Session #2


Aston Centre for Growth


Online Event
United Kingdom

About this Event

Is your business ready to position for the future?

Find out how your small business could receive expert support provided by industry-leading Aston Business School academics and experienced company leaders.

Join us for this special online session to receive more information regarding the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth, get application support and have your questions about the programme answered.

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth provides a series of interactive webinars, focusing on topics relevant to leaders of SMEs positioning for the future. In addition to the webinars, participants also receive one-to-one support from an experienced business mentor to assist in developing their own action plan and tackling any barriers to growth.

The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is provided at no cost for SMEs who have an operational address within Coventry and Warwickshire or Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP regions.

(Businesses in the agriculture sector are not eligible for this programme).

• Participants increase their turnover by an average of 38% one year after completing the programme. (Wavehill Evaluation, 2019)

• 94% of programme participants are more confident in growing their business after completing the programme. (Wavehill Evaluation, 2019)

Aston Programme for Small Business Growth key dates

Applications closing date: 11th September - If you are eligible for the programme and wish to apply, please email your completed application form to

Interview: 30th September - Please let us know in advance if you cannot make this interview date so we can arrange an alternative time. Further details regarding the interview stage will be released in due course to successful applicants.

First webinar: 7th October


Meeting Agenda: (12.30pm - 2:00pm)

> The Information Session will be delivered via Blackboard. Joining instructions will be provided to all attendees in advance of the session. Please email if you have any difficulties logging in.

> Registration & Networking

> Meet the Team

> Aston Programme for Small Business Growth presentation

> Q&A

> Close

For further information or to request an application form, please contact Aston Programme for Small Business Growth Programme Engagement Manager, Christian Byron: or 0121 204 4034/3225.

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