23 June 2022 | The Merchant, 16 Skipper Street, Belfast, BT1 2DZ
One of the most ambitious business support programmes the UK has undertaken, Help To Grow: Management is a 90% government-funded, 12-week leadership course designed to support some 30,000 small firms through a nationwide network of 54 world class business schools, accredited by the Small Business Charter.
This launch event will provide the opportunity to hear more details about the Help to Grow: Management Course and to hear how you can get involved in encouraging small business leaders in your community to use this course to boost productivity, resilience and growth.
We are delighted to announce that both Ulster University Business School and the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute, Queen’s Management School, will be delivering the programme in Northern Ireland. Professor Mark Durkin, Executive Dean of Ulster University Business School and Professor M.N. Ravishankar, Head of School at Queen’s Management School will be joined by
- Anne Kiem, OBE, Chief Executive, Small Business Charter
- Paul Scully MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets
- Niall Casey, Director, Skills and Competitiveness Division, Invest Northern Ireland
|10:00-10:30||Arrival and coffee|
Professor Mark Durkin, Executive Dean of Ulster University Business School
|10:35||Why Help to Grow: Management
Paul Scully MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
|10:40||An overview of the Help to Grow: Management Course
Anne Kiem OBE, Chief Executive, Chartered Association of Business Schools
|10:55||Thoughts from small business leaders|
|11:00||The importance of upskilling small business leaders in Northern Ireland
Graeme Wilkinson, Director for Skills, Department for the Economy
|11:10||Why Help to Grow: Management for Northern Ireland’s small businesses
Niall Casey, Director, Skills and Competitiveness Division, Invest Northern Ireland
Professor M.N. Ravishankar, Head of School at Queen’s Management School
Programme and timings are subject to change
If you have any questions, please get in touch by email at email@example.com or contact the Small Business Charter by phone on 020 7634 9584.