Small businesses and social enterprises play a vital role in creating jobs and driving economic growth in the United Kingdom.
The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK program is designed to provide high-quality, practical support to the owners and leaders of established small businesses and social enterprises as they seek to grow.
The program is delivered through a network of local partners who combine relevant academic expertise and extensive experience working with the owners and leaders of small businesses.
10,000 Small Businesses in the UK is currently open to applications from small businesses and social enterprises in London, Midlands, North West of England and Yorkshire.
The program brings together leaders of small businesses from across industry sectors and creates unique networking and peer learning opportunities.
For those small business leaders selected to participate, the core of the program is a high quality, practically-focused business and management education, delivered over twelve sessions lasting approximately 100 hours. The program has been designed specifically for this program by world-class international, national and local experts in entrepreneurial learning.
During the course of the program every small business owner develops a customised Growth Plan to direct their organisation’s business strategy and expansion.
Participants also benefit from a range of business support services, including:
10,000 Small Businesses in the UK has been designed by world-class international, national and local experts in entrepreneurial learning.
Our partners include:
The program is offered on a fully funded basis to small businesses and social enterprise leaders who desire to grow their businesses, create local employment and have scalable business models. This program is not intended for start-up businesses, sole traders or businesses that are not seeking to grow.
The following eligibility criteria also apply:
The program currently operates in London, Midlands, North West of England and Yorkshire. For further information and to apply, please visit our partners’ websites:
We are currently accepting applications for the program in all regions. Please click on a link above to find out more.