Business Growth Workshop (Aim for Gold)

22 Apr 2020 08:30 - 13:00

The Hub, Walsall College, Littleton Street West, Walsall, WS2 8ES

The workshop will cover WHAT is Strategic Planning, WHAT is Business Planning, WHY both are important, and HOW to develop these two plans.

About this Event
Why attend this Business Growth Workshop?
This workshop focuses on developing the personal and strategic leadership skills essential for the effective management of a growing company.
If you want to continue to grow your business and learn how to take your next steps, this workshop is for you. The workshop will take you through a detailed practical session featuring some of the key tools and approaches to help build your business.

Workshop Content
• Why Strategic and Business Planning is so important
• Understand and develop your Business Model
• Identify and define your value proposition
• Some approaches and models that you can use to put together a working Strategic and Business Plan
• Key leadership skills for growing businesses.
• Developing your problem solving skills and handling potential issues with the business, people and customers.
• Working through a practical Business Model Canvas, and visual strategic management tools (including the Ansoff Matrix and Orbit Planning) that will help you to map, discuss, design and invent business models by defining your business activities.

Workshop Learning Outcomes
• Develop a Business Growth Plan
• A clear understanding of key techniques for increasing business growth
• A dynamic and simple action plan for implementing efficiency improvements
• A practical introduction to business growth principles and how they might work for your business
• A bespoke canvas identifying opportunities for growth to help you to respond to changing market conditions.
• Participation in a workshop that promises to be informative, engaging and stimulating.
• Walk away with the tried and tested tools you need to improve your business model and grow your business to its full potential.

Hosted by Walsall Council the workshop will be delivered by Raj Theper Director of Logos Growth Solutions Ltd. Raj is a seasoned business growth specialist with over 20 years’ experience in supporting business to grow.

As a follow up to the workshop businesses will be offered one-to-one support, and the opportunity to access grant support via the ERDF AIM for GOLD programme for businesses that wish to unlock their growth projects.

Book early to ensure your place.
The AIM for GOLD programme is part funded by the ERDF.