ERDF Transformation for Growth Project for SMEs

Friday 11th of July 2014 12:00 AM

Are you a small medium enterprise in the West Midlands with the ambition to grow?

Benefits of being involved if the ERDF Transformation for Growth Project:

- Receive a business review followed by recommendations and between two to 27 days of assistance until June 2015 – ALL FREE OF CHARGE

- Gain access to evidence-based and unique transformation tool sets and processes

- Be able to utilise our network of experts (Aston Business School faculty and proven professionals)

- We are not a consultancy, we work with you to enable you to make business changes now and in the future without reliance on other organisations

Project Objectives:

Utilising a set of transformation toolkits, the Project will act as a catalyst for SMEs in the West Midlands to identify and implement strategies for transformation and growth.

We will:

- Help you grow your revenue, profitability, efficiency and other indicators relevant to your business

- Share good practice during the Project via workshops and social media (using a regular e-zine, website updates and short videos)

Project Lead – Dr. Michael Butler

Michael has a track record in successful transformation, founding and directing The TRANSFORMATION Project ( His research has improved performance and received national recognition from the prestigious CMI and ESRC. Aston Business School is partnering with Birmingham City Council’s CHAMPS2 team.

Next Steps:

Places on the project are limited. If you are interested in becoming a beneficiary please email us at and briefly tell us about your business, your growth ambitions and any barriers to your growth.

Category: Business Growth