Help to accelerate your business
Mentoring / Online Tools / Masterclasses/ Grants
What is ACCELERATE?
Accelerate is a 6 month acceleration programme for ambitious businesses based in the Leeds City Region.
Unlock your business potential, overcome your growth barriers and gain access to expert advice via our programme of support.
Our programme is delivered in 6 month cohorts, three times a year. Our next cohort starts February 2020
Take a look at our recent case studies to see how our clients have benefited from AD:VENTURE at Leeds Beckett University
- A series of 1 day Masterclasses covering key topics such as Planning for Growth and Strategic Sales & Marketing
- Online learning materials
- Work with a cohort of like-minded people
- A dedicated key account manager
- An initial diagnostic to help identify your strengths and development needs
- A bespoke programme of support for your growth journey
- One to One advice from our University academic and industry experts
- Opportunities to collaborate on research projects
- Access to student and graduate talent via recruitment, internships and placements
- Access to grants and funding
- Increase your network through Leeds Beckett and partner events
Funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Accelerate at Leeds Beckett University is part of the AD:VENTURE programme.
It is aimed at businesses who are:
- Looking to grow and create jobs in the Leeds City Region
- Delivering their product or services to other businesses rather than direct to the consumer.
- Looking for a structured programme, with flexible one to one support, which will keep you on track to help achieve your goals.
Please Note: ERDF Eligibility criteria do apply, and businesses in consumer retail (Only selling to the public), primary agriculture, and nuclear decommissioning and education provision will not be eligible. If you aren’t sure, give us a call or email and we can clarify before you register.
How do I join?
Our programme is delivered in 6 month cohorts, three times a year.
2020 Start dates: February / June / October
Each programme will include 4 Masterclass sessions
Planning for Growth
Strategic Sales and Marketing
Building Resources & Capabilities
We envisage this being a popular acceleration programme, if you don’t make it on to your preferred cohort we will endeavour to get you on to the next one.
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