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The Accelerated Business Growth Programme York College

The Accelerated Business Growth Programme York College - 439

The programme is delivered by Pete Wyer, world-renowned Professor of Entrepreneurship and Dean, and Gareth Bullen, Practising Professor of lntrapreneurship, from The London Centre for Executive Excellence. Peter has over 20 years of experience in managing and working with growth-seeking small businesses. Gareth is the CEO of lntrapreneur International and Executive Director of the International Business Diplomat Club. He is a multi-award winning coach, mentor and facilitator in the area of intrapreneurship and is regarded internationally as a thought-leader in this area.The programme is structured to allow you to partnership work with us over a period of 3 months:

Access an integrated series of short one-day development workshops - period s away from the business are short, sharp, intensive and effective to minimise disruption to your organisation

Thus - attend 6 one-day Workshops delivered every 2 to 3 weeks

Use your own business as a 'learning and development laboratory'

Participate in face-to-face Entrepreneurship Development Forum once a month - discuss and brainstorm your business development issues with, and take on board the perspectives and experience of, the other programme participants

Round off your programme by 'partnership working ' with our entrepreneurship specialist in the undertaking of a strategic development audit within and of your business

An in-depth strategic position audit focusing upon the organisation's historical development context and its current balance of markets, products and processes activities

This in turn provides contextual understanding to reveal future potential strategic development paths which the business may choose to follow - and the working through of resource and ability implications of following each development path

A parallel coaching support provision to nurture owner manager strategic management and strategic awareness capabilities to facilitate future ongoing strategic analysis and control of the business in its uncertain external operating environment

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