Recover & Grow

A business leadership programme for established SMEs with ambitions to grow

You have found the courage to take the first step. And your business has been growing. But did you know that half of all small businesses fail within 5 years? The most common reasons are lack of capital or funding, retaining an inadequate management team, a faulty business model, and unsuccessful marketing initiatives.

During the COVID-19 crisis, small businesses face tightening credit conditions, slower demand, and general fear and uncertainty. Which is why we at the London Business Hub have partnered with one of the world’s leading business schools, The Business School (formerly Cass), to develop a highly interactive programme of support to help SME owners make it through the COVID-19 crisis and grow their businesses. The programme has been designed to help you develop your skills in finance and leadership and to help you determine how to make the most of your technology investments – so that you can navigate these times of crisis, rebound swiftly, take advantage of opportunities, and return to sustainable growth.

Programme benefits

Taking what you have learned, you will develop a plan to create lasting change in your business, both during and beyond the pandemic. You will benefit from insights of industry experts as well as invaluable feedback from peers. At the end of the 6 – week programme, you will also have an opportunity to engage an MBA student to review and provide tailored recommendations for your business. We’re also offering you the chance to win an Executive MBA scholarship worth £50,000.

Who is this programme for?

To take part in the progamme, you will need to:

  • Be the primary owner or main decision-maker of a Greater London-based small business
  • Have operated your business for at least 3 years
  • Have had a turnover of at least £500,000 in the previous financial year
  • Employ between 10 and 50 people
  • Not already have extensive, or recent business management education.

Whether you are a builder, a beautician, a branding company or a brewery, if you are up-and-running, and have an ambition to grow, we encourage you to register your interest for our free, 6-week, Recover & Grow programme.

We particularly welcome applications from small business owners who are not well connected to established business support services, or who never had an opportunity to receive a business management education, whether you have an ethnic minority background, are a female or disabled entrepreneur, or are based in an outer London borough.

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