Which course is best for you?

Wherever you are in your leadership journey, it’s important you continue to develop yourself.

If you're ready to make changes in your business and your role as a leader then we recommend you sign up for our 12-week leadership and management course.

If your business only employs 1 or 2 people, or perhaps you're just looking for an introduction to leadership, then Help to Grow: Management Essentials will be the best place to start your journey.

Our courses require two different levels of time commitment from you, and the outcomes reflect that.

What you get



An introduction to essential business concepts and frameworks

Deep-dive into wide range of business frameworks

Actionable learning outcomes to drive change

Practical case study examples

10 hours of 1-2-1 mentoring

8 hours of peer group sessions

A detailed growth action plan

Overcome your biggest business challenges

A dedicated business mentor to support you

Access to the Alumni Network


Digital badges

Who is this for

Leaders of growing businesses

Leaders of scale-up businesses

Aspiring managers in SMEs



Your commitment

Time input

50 hours

2 hours


12 weeks

Self-guided, at your own pace

In-person sessions

8 hours



60 locations nationwide

Work, home, or on the go

Get Started

Get Started

Still have questions?

Our Help to Grow: Management Support Team will be happy to help you with any questions you have.

Email us: questions@smallbusinesscharter.org

Call us Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm on 0203 006 0751