Aston University, Aston Business School

Aston Business School, based in the Heart of Birmingham, is one of the 1% of business schools world wide to be triple accredited by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.


Aston Centre for Growth

The Aston Centre for Growth provides an umbrella for the wide range of SME support that is available through Aston University. It acts as a focal point for SMEs. This helps them to find a ‘way in’ to the University to access the considerable opportunities for support and development. Consolidation of activities has facilitated collaboration across disciplines, and with external partners.  It has helped to ensure that SMEs and entrepreneurs gain maximum impact, and acts as a catalyst for further development. Full exemplar here

Past Events

How to apply for the Small Business Charter award

Aston Business School

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How to apply for the Small Business Charter award The workshop will give an overview and guidance on the application and assessment process. It will focus on the…

Make It Your Business – Supply Chains and Sustainable Livelihoods


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Incorporate sustainability into your organisation through Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) This event is an opportunity to: Understand what the United Nations Sustainable…

Aston Inaugurals. A journey in medicine: from gout to pacemakers with Professor Francisco Leyva-Leon

G11, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

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•Among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation •Renowned for providing an inspirational educational experience coupled with strong business links.…

Business Advice

Diversity: a fundamental business asset

Everyone deserves an opportunity to work in a safe, supportive, and inclusive workplace that values diversity. Professionals deserve the chance to develop their skills, share their…


How the SBC Award can support strategic engagement with small businesses

The Aston Centre for Growth reflects on 5 years of success with the Small Business Charter.

How Aston Business School Supports Student Enterprise: A Case Study

For Aston University, enterprise and entrepreneurship are seen to operate most effectively when viewed in unison and the goal is to support graduate outcomes and start-up…

Success Stories

How business schools boost productivity in small businesses

Mechatronic, a midlands-based robotics company, grew over 400% in 5 years after receiving help from Aston Business School's small business development centre, Aston Growth. This…