Membership

Accelerating Growth

The expertise to give you the extra edge

About this programme

Accelerating Growth is aimed at businesses who are ready to take their growth journey to the next level. It’s about building a deeper knowledge of strategy and market planning and learning how to drive competitive advantage in an ever-evolving marketplace. 

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Best practice learnings and personalised one-to-one coaching by experienced commercial specialists will provide you with channel specific, company relevant recommendations to support the development of a tailored and actionable growth plan for your business.

Programme structure

  • 4 modules
  • Live, virtual workshops
  • Tailored one-to-one support from hand-picked business coach
  • Best practice guides
  • Peer to peer learning

Start date

June 2021

Duration

6 months

Application closing date

The deadline for applications for cohort one is Sunday 4 April, however we will be receiving applications continuously for future cohorts.

Who is this programme for?

Accelerating Growth is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses with aspirations to enter the next phase of growth and identify and unlock opportunities to increase their penetration and sales in UK markets.

What knowledge and skills will I gain from the programme?

Accelerating Growth will take your understanding of the wider market opportunities to the next level, allowing you to identify and consider growth opportunities both in existing and new markets.

You’ll receive expert-level intelligence of current retail and foodservice market dynamics and how to utilise research, data and insight to gain a deep understanding of new markets, and when to adapt your offering to suit a new market you plan to enter.

How to maximise supply chain efficiencies at a national level and a deep dive into the approaches to commercial management will allow you to develop a more strategic commercial relationship with customers and buyers. You’ll finish the programme with confidence about building your plans for growth outside your current core market.

Programme overview

How will the programme be delivered?

The programme will harness the power of collaborative group learning combined with tailored one-to-one support. All modules will be delivered in a live, virtual environment designed to be interactive and engaging for all participants.

Cost

  Standard Fee

 Scotland Food & Drink     Partnership member Fee*

  Scotland Food & Drink member Fee

 £1,500

 £1,125

  Small (turnover <£1M)

  £350

  Medium (turnover £1M-£5M)

  £500

  Large (turnover >£5M)

  £650

Cost is for one delegate. Excludes VAT.
*Scotland Food & Drink Partnership members receive a 25% discount on the Standard Fee

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If you have any questions about our Accelerating Growth programme, please get in touch on the-academy@foodanddrink.scot

The Academy is applicable to food and drink producers or manufacturers based in Scotland, who have a trade ready product. No third-party consultants, sales representatives, agencies or supply chain operators (including logistics, wholesalers, foodservice and retailers). Full Terms & Conditions can be read here.

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