Event: Aston Business School – Productivity through People

10 October 2019

According to the latest research, improving management capability by just 0.1% can increase productivity by nearly 10%.

Productivity through People is a bespoke 6 month national programme designed for small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by Aston Business School and Be the Business. The programme is dedicated to transforming leadership and management capability in forward-looking SMEs owners and senior management leaders in order to develop modern, high-performance workplace practices.


  • Practical masterclasses to stimulate and challenge thinking,
  • Access to world class organisation and the leaders that have transformed their workplace,
  • Specialist coaching from highly experienced SME experts,
  • Action learning to address real business issues in a facilitated and confidential group setting,
  • Business benchmarking and future planning,
  • Industrial Visits to award-winning manufacturing and professional service environments, which will enable you to formulate high-performance workplace strategies. Previous participants have benefitted from visiting businesses such as EY, Rolls-Royce and Williams F1 Advanced Engineering,
  • After graduating, participants will the Productivity through People alumni, a valuable network of individuals and events to support their on-going learning and development.

Who’s it for?

  • SME owners, senior team leaders, key decision-makers or individuals who can influence change.
  • Any industry sector.
  • SMEs with between 10 and 500 employees.
  • Annual turnover of up to £50m
  • Organisation must have been trading for more than twelve months.

More information here.