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New round of SME Leaders programme opens

22 October 2018


Support and funding for promising leaders of high-growth engineering SMEs

The Royal Academy of Engineering has opened a new round of applications for its 2019 SME Leaders programme.

Delivered by the Academy's Enterprise Hub, the programme supports promising leaders of high-growth UK-based engineering SMEs to develop their skills and teams, and to enable them to reach their growth targets.

The Academy encourages the pursuit and growth of excellence in engineering, equipping C-suite staff with the skills necessary for lasting impact. The award provides:

  • a ¬£10,000 grant to fund your choice of leadership training courses
  • six months of one-to-one coaching
  • masterclasses and workshops delivered by senior business leaders
  • provision of an experienced business mentor
  • access to drop-in workspace in central London
  • travel reimbursement for programme activities

The SME Leaders programme is open for applications until 16:00 on 26 November 2018.

Find out how to apply to the SME Leaders programme.