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Strive and Thrive Workshop Series

Adapt your business and withstand the impacts of COVID-19

The team at GC Business Growth Hub is working hard to provide practical advice, support and resources to the business community of Greater Manchester during this challenging time.

With that in mind, we’ve developed Strive and Thrive.  A series of fully funded virtual workshops designed to help SMEs deal with the immediate challenges that COVID-19 has presented and help them create a robust strategy to move their business forward in the long term.


Why Should you Attend?

Attendees will benefit from expert advice and the very latest government information, as well as an array of practical and implementable measures that can be applied to their individual business situations in order to overcome the immediate and longer-term impacts of the Coronavirus crisis.

Covering six fundamental business areas, Hub advisors will help SMEs review their current situation and working practices, whilst refining and formulating actionable strategies to strengthen, and prepare businesses for the COVID-19 recovery phase.


The Detail

Workshop topics include:

The workshops are free to attend and in keeping with Government guidelines on social distancing, they will be delivered virtually in small groups of up to 12 people.  Comprising a mix of presented material and interactive discussion, each session will be delivered and facilitated by specialist growth advisors from the Hub and will focus down on the individual business needs of each group.

Key Benefits

  • Receive expert advice from our Hub advisors and apply it directly to your business.
  • Get up to speed on all the latest government information and understand what help and funding support is available to your business
  • Benefit from peer to peer learning and engage with other business that are facing similar challenges.
  • Come away with practical and implementable strategies that you can apply now to give your business the best chance of survival in this ever-changing environment


To register for one of the sessions please use the links above.