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13 Aug 2020

Retailers urged to sign up for new leadership scheme

More details have been released about the new leadership programmes for small business owners.

The fully-funded scheme has been launched by the Small Business Charter with the backing of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to help small and medium-sized businesses to survive and thrive beyond Covid-19.

The Small Business Leadership Programme is free to participants and will be delivered by top business schools across England. The programme will support senior leaders to enhance their business’s resilience and recovery from the impact of Covid-19, and develop their potential for future growth and productivity.

The programme is open to decision makers from SMEs with five-249 employees. It is being delivered online by a consortium of business schools accredited by the Small Business Charter and supported by BEIS.

Participants will develop strategic leadership skills and the confidence to make informed decisions to boost business performance. They will attend eight 90-minute webinars across 10 weeks, covering topics including leadership, innovation, employee engagement, operational efficiency, marketing and finance.

Place are limited so nterested business owners are asked to fill in an expression of interest form here

For more details go to the Small Business Charter website here

 

 


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