Become a Mentor

Become a Help to Grow Mentor

Use your skills to mentor the Help to Grow: Management programme participants and join the network of SME leaders and senior decision makers.

The Help to Grow programme provides 10 hours of mentoring to each participant, to help them develop and lead their strategies for growth. We are looking for mentors who can support the UK’s SME leaders to grow their businesses.

Fee: £100 per hour (incl. VAT)

Induction: You will be invited to attend an online induction meeting and watch a short training video. This is so that you can become familiar with the target outcomes, the schedule and your role as a mentor on this programme.

Using your in-depth understanding of the barriers SMEs face in achieving their growth potential, you will:

  • Build trust and help participants improve their leadership skills to drive change within their business​
  • Guide the participant to realise their business's growth potential by exploring all the avenues open to them​
  • Support participants to develop a robust, actionable growth plan and provide guidance on implementation.​

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About the programme:

30,000 senior leaders are taking part in a practical management training programme delivered by world-class business schools, accredited by the Small Business Charter.

Help to Grow: Management will support senior managers of small and medium sized businesses to boost their business’s performance, resilience, and long-term growth.

The 12-week programme is 90% funded by the Government and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.

Supported by leading business schools and a mentor, by the end of the programme the participants will develop a business growth plan.

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