GrowthAccelerator is a nation-wide program first launched in May of 2012 and intended to run only until this year. However due to it’s success and merger with the Business Growth Service it has now been extended into 2017.
GrowthAccelerator provides a number of services and an overall framework to help businesses build a successful growth strategy, unlock the capacity for innovation within your business, build leadership potential and many more.
Tailored to support small and medium businesses with the ambition and ability to grow, GrowthAccelerator is a results oriented service that is focused on the specific needs of each business it works with.
With over 3000 highly experienced and proven professional coaches from across various fields GrowthAccelerator has a bank of knowledge to help almost any kind of small business. They have a proven track record of results with businesses partnering GrowthAccelerator achieving growth 4x faster than the average SME. The service each coach can provide is bespoke and results driven, with coaches being paid only if they achieve results.
Specific Services the GrowthAccelerator Program Provides
1. Leadership & Management Training
Self-select members of your business to undergo leadership training to improve their knowledge & expertise. You can send multiple members on this training and the funding your business provides will be matched by GrowthAccelerator.
2. Business Development Coaching
Specific coaching to help you step back and see the bigger picture, areas of focus include:
- Strategic Planning
- Organisational Change
- Recruitment and Man Management
- Marketing Strategy
All of this is backed by up to 6 half day workshops.
3. Finance Coaching
Tailored support through all of the finance raising process. From helping you to ready your business for investment to coaching for initial finance raising. GrowthAccelerator also introduces your business to appropriate funders from their contacts and has a dedicated Investor Relations Team. The coaching is complemented by up to 4 full day Finance Masterclasses.
Coaching to help your business develop an innovation strategy and fit that into your overall business strategy. Considerations of how to commercialise new products or services along with helping to keep innovation profitable. Backed by access to 3 full day Innovation Masterclasses.
GrowthAccelerator and the Business Growth Service are invaluable programs that many small business owners are not aware of. They offer a range of services designed to help small businesses flourish. If you are based in England, have fewer than 250 employees and turnover under £40M then you may be eligible for their support.