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Spark2Scale Programme - Cohort 2

Date: 5th June 2017
Location: Chambers Business Centre, Chapel Road, Hollinwood, Oldham OL8 4QQ
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Theme: Business Strategy

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Build on the success of your business idea (your spark) and take it to the next stage of development (scale-up); as the Scaleup Institute has identified that an increase of just one percent in the country-wide scaleup population could drive an additional 238,000 jobs and add £38 billion to the economy within three years of their 20 percent per annum growth.

Overcome barriers that can get in your way, including:

  • Finding the right talent and skills
  • Developing leadership capabilities
  • Expanding your client base both in home and new markets
  • Accessing the right finance
  • Building your infrastructure

Following on from a successful launch and cohort 1 - this great Scale-Up Programme continues with cohort 2 in Oldham in June

“Go for it! The strategy workshop has opened my eyes to gaps in my business model”
“The peer learning is invaluable; I am learning a lot and making great contacts”

Programme Outline – cohort 2

Held at Chambers Business Centre Oldham the programme consists of a full day workshop developing the right strategy to help your business move forward and succeed; then 1-2-1 support to personally achieve a comprehensive strategic plan; next are 3 inspirational peer2peer half day workshops led by industry/sector specialists in Finance, Digital Marketing & Growth Hacking for Innovation; 1-2-1 support and additional workshops where needed and culminating in a Celebration of Success evening.

Cohort 2 dates – 5/6/17 (full day) 19/6/17, 3/7/17, 17/7/17 (half days – am)

Candidates must commit to all dates to be considered for the programme and be prepared to work on their research/analysis prior to the programme starting; plus work on their strategy and planning during the programme.

So if you’re keen to learn from other businesses and share best practice too plus have ambitions to grow and employ people and are looking for support to do so please register your interest as soon as possible.

Programme eligibility

Open to Greater Manchester B2B businesses who typically have been trading for less than 3 years and already demonstrated have 20% year on year growth or have realistic projections in place to do so. Priority will be given to will be given to those businesses that can demonstrate the greatest potential to grow.

Please register your interest for this cohort (or future cohorts if you can’t make this one) via the webpage spark2scale

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