By KLTV Newsdesk –
Huddersfield Business School, part of the University of Huddersfield, has successfully initiated its fourth Help to Grow programme.
This government-backed management course aims to provide valuable support to senior managers of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), helping them enhance business performance, resilience, and long-term growth.
The 12-week programme, delivered by Huddersfield Business School, offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required for sustainable business growth.
This initiative has gained significant attention from a variety of businesses across West Yorkshire, with numerous organisations enrolling in the fourth edition of the programme.
The companies participating in the Huddersfield Business School’s fourth Help to Grow programme include:
- 247 Home Furnishings Ltd
- Shield Security (UK) Ltd
- AMO Home Solutions
- Villain Bar Ltd
- Decormax Limited
- Koso Kent Introl
- Northern Tea House
- Calder IT Ltd
- Clive Rainford Homes Ltd
- Hamtons Direct Limited
- Giant Leap Productions Ltd
- Applied Digital Marketing
- 007 Couriers
- Eco Pack Technologies Ltd
These enterprises represent a diverse range of sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, and consumer services.
The enrolled businesses commenced their Help to Grow journey in May and have since benefited from a comprehensive learning experience led by industry professionals and experts.
Participants have expressed their satisfaction with the programme, emphasizing the valuable insights gained and the practical activities undertaken.
Andrew Heppleston, Operations Manager at Shield Security (UK) Ltd, praised the blend of information and activities, stating: “I’ve already learned so much that I’d like to implement within the business.”
He plans to share his newfound knowledge with the management team to drive positive change.
Luke Johnston, National Sales Manager at Decormax Ltd, highlighted the impact of the programme on his company’s operations.
He revealed that the sessions have prompted Decormax Ltd, a distributor of decorative sheet materials, to reassess internal procedures and even explore the possibility of facilitating two student placements in August.
Stella Bowdell, Help to Grow Programme Lead, expressed her satisfaction with the enthusiastic response from the participating organizations.
She described the fourth cohort as ambitious, inquisitive, and passionate about improving their businesses.
Bowdell added: “We’re looking forward to seeing them achieve their business goals.”
Businesses interested in benefiting from Huddersfield Business School’s Help to Grow programme and propelling their growth journey can find further information at the official website: https://www.hud.ac.uk/helptogrow/.
The programme offers a promising opportunity for SMEs to thrive in today’s competitive market by equipping them with the essential skills and strategies for long-term success.