Advice and support for business
We offer business support focused upon small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) - both private sector and social enterprises.
We have a wealth of experience, providing support focusing on innovation, people & leadership, strategy & planning, marketing and entrepreneurship.
Over the past decade we have developed a range of programmes to meet the changing demands of SMEs to help business grow. We have assisted more than 2500 SMEs in recent years. The Institute has built a thriving network of businesses that recognise the benefits of maintaining close relationships with us and with one another.
Current programmes include:
Innovation for Growth (IFG)
Innovating the business and management processes and practices of regional SMEs.
To see details of current workshop programmes click here.
LU Management School students represent a skilled and versatile resource that can deliver invaluable bespoke support your business.
Recruiting businesses throughout the whole year.
The GOLD programme
A strategic leadership programme, where owner-managers act as Non Executive Directors in each other's businesses. Find out more.
A leadership development programme for owner-managers of small businesses. Find out more.