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About Tees Valley introduction to the 10,000 Small Businesses UK Programme

Join this introductory session to find out if the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme is right for your Tees Valley business.

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme is designed to provide high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses and social enterprises across the country.

This free information session will give businesses in the Tees Valley the opportunity to find out more about the programme and if its the right fit for your business. There will also be the opportunity to put your questions to the Goldman Sachs team.

To book your free place, click here.

 

HOW THE PROGRAMME WORKS

The programme brings together leaders of small businesses from across industry sectors and creates unique networking and peer learning opportunities.

For those small business leaders selected to participate, the core of the programme is a high quality, practically-focused business and management education, delivered over 100 hours through a blend of online and in-person residential sessions. The curriculum has been designed specifically for this programme by world-class international and national experts in entrepreneurial learning.

The programme will include three residential sessions and will rotate between residential and online learning. The online curriculum has been developed to meet your needs and the online platform will provide you ultimate flexibility as a small business owner.

During the course of the programme every small business owner develops a customised Growth Plan to direct their organisation’s business strategy and expansion.

The success of the program is contributed to the right balance of formal learning, mentoring, and peer-to-peer support. Participants of the programme will benefit from:

  • Specialist workshops
  • One-on-one business advising
  • Business coaching
  • Access to professional experts
  • Networking opportunities and
  • A network of 10,000 Small Business graduates

 

ELIGIBILITY

The programme is offered on a fully funded basis to small businesses and social enterprise leaders who desire to grow their businesses, create local employment and have scalable business models. This programme is not intended for start-up businesses, sole traders or businesses that are not seeking to grow.

The following eligibility criteria also apply:

  • The applicant must be the primary owner / co-owner of the business, or the most senior decision-maker if the business is not limited by shares
  • The business must have been operating for at least three years and will generally have between 5 and 50 employees
  • The business should have an annual turnover of at least ¬£250,000
  • Social enterprise applicants must be commercially operated businesses that achieve their social purpose through trading rather than grant funding
  • The business must be scalable and capable of generating additional local employment
  • Applicants should not have extensive recent management education
  • Preference will be given to those businesses operating in or on behalf of disadvantaged communities or regeneration areas

If your business is based in the Tees Valley (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees) book your FREE place to find out more and put your questions to the Goldman Sachs team!

To book your free place, click here.

 

Event Overview

Event Organiser:

Tees Valley Business & Goldman Sachs

Event Date:

Tuesday 21st September 2021

Event Type:

1.30-2.30pm

Event Type:

Webinar

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