A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.
10,000 Small Businesses: Training and Growth Programme for London’s Most Promising Small Businesses
11 March 2013
UCL, one of the top ten universities in the world, and the Goldman Sachs Foundation are running briefing sessions to learn more about the successful 10,000 Small Businesses programme. As there are only 2 briefings for this cohort, places are now limited.
This wholly funded programme designed by experts in entrepreneural learning, has already helped business owners, like yourself, reach new levels of growth through business education and hands-on support.
Places are limited
You are invited to be part of this unique, fully funded opportunity but please book today:
- 12 March 6pm – 7pm at Wallacespace, WC1H 9PN Book your place
- 19 March 6pm – 7pm at Coin Street, SE1 9NH Book your place
Learn about how your company can reach your growth aspirations in one of the briefing sessions. Lasting one hour, they provide an overview of the programme, how it benefits participants, the application process and first hand experiences from those who have completed it.
You will also have the opportunity to chat to speakers after the briefing over drinks.
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About the programme
Designed by experts in entrepreneurial learning, funded by Goldman Sachs and delivered by UCL, the programme provides greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services through a series of intensive workshops, dedicated one-on-one business advice, long-term mentoring and networking opportunities.
Who can apply?
Applicants from all business areas will be welcome, from retail to high-tech, via manufacturing and services. The organisers are particularly keen to see a broad range of participants, including social enterprises as well as not-for-profit businesses.
Online applications are only open until 22 March. Early applicants will be offered help with their application. Further details, including the programme's eligibility can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/10ksb
If you have any questions, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.