How to run your business more effectively


How to run your business more effectively


The programme is designed for senior middle managers and senior managers working for SMEs


Valette's Business School Manchester is delighted to work in partnership with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) to deliver the 'How to run your business more effectively' programme. The GMCC is the largest and arguably the most effective chamber of commerce in the UK supporting the development of business research and performance throughout the region.

The programme will be accredited to certificate level 7 in strategic management and leadership by the Chartered Management Institute.


This programmes is designed to enable SME business leaders to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the strategic implications of operating in a highly competitive market place


The programme examines the strategic nature of business and the areas that impact on business performance. It also enables delegates to investigate self and the nature of their roles as strategic leaders within their organisations. The programme will examine:

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Customer Management

  • Decision analysis & Risk analysis - Informed risk taking

  • Developing an effective team & high performance teams

  • Influencing others

  • Insights into financial management

  • Leading and developing business

  • Raising finance and business planning

  • Strategic Thinking

The programme also offers a number of other business sessions for each delegate.


The programme includes 4 VBSM – GMCC webinars exclusive to programme participants and alumni. The webinars will cover topics relevant to current challenges in business.

Business breakfast event

A VBSM breakfast networking event with a guest speaker will also be provided.

One to One Mini Coaching Sessions

In addition each delegate will be able to have a 20-30 minute discussion on a one to one basis on any business/business-personal topic of their choice, with an experienced coach. These one to one sessions will be arranged to take place during the course of the programme.


The core programmes will be delivered over 7 days by accomplished academics and practitioners, using a blend of learning and development approaches and with the support of an experienced team of coaches


Programme 1: Tues 27 Oct, Weds 28 Oct, Tues 3 Nov, Weds 4 Nov, Fri 13 Nov, Fri 20 Nov, Fri 27 Nov + webinars + breakfast event + one to one coaching


£ 2,250 + VAT per person (launch offer). Discount for GMCC members.


To request a brochure, register interest or discuss the programme in more detail please contact:


Tel:      +44 (0)161 414 0004

Mob:    +44 (0)7788 870612