Advancing the Growth Potential of Minority Led Businesses; Addressing the Management & Leadership Gap

BAME-Event-2Advancing the Growth Potential of Minority Led Businesses; Addressing the Management & Leadership Gap
Date: Wednesday the 8th of June
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Venue: University of Birmingham, Horton Grange, 53 Edgbaston Park Rd, Birmingham B15 2RS

Please find below details of an exciting interactive workshop organised by leading members of the Enterprise & Diversity Alliance (EDA) in conjunction with SFEDI and Natwest Bank.  The workshop will explore how to bridge the management and leadership gap in ethnic minority and female owned businesses. If you are an entrepreneur, policy maker or offering business support we want you to be part of this conversation. Please do forward this to anyone in your networks you think may be interested in attending.

The half day workshop will consider the research and policy implication with the aim of raising awareness and stimulating action to advance this important agenda.

The event will address:

  • How we can provide relevant and appropriate support to help diverse small firms realise their full potential
  • How  developing leadership and management capability can support local growth
  • How mentoring  can make a difference to minority firms

Speakers on the day will include:

  • Ruth Lowbridge, Executive Director, SFEDI
  • Andy Lee, Regional Enterprise Manager, NatWest
  • Professor Kiran Trehan Creme at Birmingham Business School
  • Local Entrepreneurs from the region including Angela Maxwell, Chief Executive, Acuwomen

Panellists Include key business, policy and business support providers from across the region

Please book your place via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advancing-the-growth-potential-of-minority-led-businesses-addressing-the-management-leadership-gap-tickets-25428347873

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.