Our Fully Funded Programmes



This highly engaging learning experience will ensure professional sales people connect with their clients, to maximise every sales opportunity. From creating a focussed commercial strategy, through to effective client management, these truly interactive two days will give delegates the knowledge and tools to ensure sales success. 

This programme, delivered by one of our highly credible and experienced sales facilitators, will make you more effective, confident and efficient and if you are looking to improve your current commercial approach and increase your sales..... This course is a must!! 

There are 8 places available for the 20th & 21st September 2018.

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Essential management skills

This highly interactive and participative ‘Essential Management Skills’ course is for Managers and Leaders of growing B2B, Retail and B2C businesses and is designed to develop your Management & Leadership skills and capabilities, to enable future business growth.

Using a blend of theory, interactive group exercises, reflective and collaborative learning and case studies, we will look at a combination of skills and behaviours designed to increase your confidence, enabling you to become a more effective manager / leader. 

We have 10 places available for the 13th & 14th September 2018.

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coaching skills for managers

This highly participative and interactive workshop is designed to help Managers develop the Coaching and Communication skills needed to drive the successful performance of individuals and teams. The workshop will enable you to improve people performance, motivate and change the “Mindset“ of others, instill confidence to achieve goals and targets and increase employee motivation. Using a blend of theory, group exercises and reflective learning, we will look at the skills and behaviours necessary to become an effective workplace coach and ultimately a more efficient Manager.

We have 10 places available for the 19th & 20th September 2018.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for the above programmes

The programme is available to all Greater Manchester based SME businesses that employ five or more staff and have the capacity to create jobs and increase turnover/sales. All interested businesses must be eligible for the programme under ERDF criteria which includes:

  • Less than 250 employees full time equivalent (FTE) 
  • Business must be based in Greater Manchester
  • Turnover less than €50m or Balance sheet less than €43m                  
  • Eligible sector
  • Less than €200,000 State Aid received in a rolling 3 year period
  • Business less than 25% externally owned
  • Business to Business (B2B) activities