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SME Growth Club

Middlesex University is working with employers across the region to support their needs and help their growth.

SME Growth Club

Our Business School plays a key role in supporting businesses, business growth, and the local economy. We have a broad range of services linking with businesses, including networking, business growth, training, masterclasses, workshops, Growth Club and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP); we aim to link business to business to help share experiences on how to take their business to the next level, learning from the best performers.

Middlesex University is an ambitious modern university with an excellent track record for corporate partnerships; we work closely with business, both locally and regionally.

We teach 40,000 students, have campuses in London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta; and a worldwide network. Link to us and discover how we can support your business.

Barnet Micro-business Growth Programme

This summer of 2022, we have partnered with Barnet Council to provide micro-businesses within the Borough with an exciting, free opportunity to scale up.

We will deliver a set of hybrid 10 uniquely designed short training courses to help support micro-businesses with just what they need to adapt to the dynamic business environment. Following the taught programme, 50 participant businesses will be provided with a student or graduate interns, who will help with the implementation of the learnings over a period of 6 weeks.

Interested business owners and employees can find out more and register their interest here.

Workshop Sessions
£50 to businesses/ £25 to Chamber of Commerce members. Workshops are designed to help ambitious business owners who want to develop further their organisation and implement growth strategies. The workshops will offer deeper facilitation and will leverage the expertise of the Business School. Participants will also be supported throughout the day by professional consultants and business owners.

The Workshops programme runs from 9am to 12.30pm with networking opportunities scheduled during the event.

For dates and times of masterclasses and workshops please see below.

Leading & Managing the Business
Learn to implement effective change in your business by hearing first hand from successful business owners. Draw upon the expertise from the Business School on how to lead and manage a business. Take away practical advice and actions on how to resolve key challenges and exploit business opportunities.

Dates: 20th January 2016 & 15th June 2016
Venue: Middlesex University, Hendon, London

Standing Out
In an increasingly competitive environment, the need to be outstanding has dramatically increased.

Learn how to increase your brand awareness, develop a stronger position in your market, deliver what you say you will.

Date: 17th February 2016 & 13th July 2016
Venue: Middlesex University, Hendon, London

Opening Up Opportunities
Assess the strength of your competitive advantage and explore how existing and new strategic alliances could help you reach your business goals or deliver further competitive advantage.

Identify clear, practical steps to realise new opportunities for business development.

Date: 16th September 2015 & 16th March 2016 & 14th September 2016
Venue: To be confirmed

Financing Growth
Understand how leveraged financing can help you develop your business, and learn how to identify the right sources of funding for your particular requirements.

Be clear on how to attract and nurture the right type of financing relationship.

Date: 14th October 2015 & 13th April 2016 & 12th October 2016
Venue: To be confirmed

Exiting the Business
Learn how to put together an effective succession plan which fits in with your personal aspirations, within a timeframe of your making.

Understand the challenges you will face in exiting your business.

Date: 11th November 2015 & 11th May 2016 & 16th November 2016
Venue: To be confirmed

Corporate Engagement Team, Middlesex University, Hendon NW4 4BT
Tel:+44 (0)20 8411 5050     E:corporate@mdx.ac.uk www.mdx.ac.uk/business

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