MSDUK Building Business Leaders of the Future | APPLY NOW

It’s not about ideas, it’s about making ideas happen. This leadership programme will give the ultimate competitive advantage by helping you build a sustainable business.

Applications deadline: Friday 8th April 2022
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Leadership Programme for ambitious Ethnic Minority Business Owners. Everyone is talking about ‘leadership’, but what does it mean? What makes a good leader? What is the link between leadership and innovation? Can leaders create wealth and promote social responsibility? And how important is good leadership to working with large corporations?

Modules Date Location
Workshop 1: How resilient are you and your business? Thursday 5th May 2022 London
Workshop 2: Building and maintaining sustainable businesses Thursday 26 May 2022 Birmingham
Workshop 3: Leading through innovation Friday 10th June 2022 Birmingham
Workshop 4: Developing a leadership strategy Thursday 23 June 2022 London
Workshop 5: What does "Being a Better Business Leader" mean for you? Thursday 14 July 2022 London


Download full programme brochure here

Applications deadline: Friday 8th April 2022
Programme Benefits
  • Understand the key benefits of a sustainable business 
  • Lay strong business foundations built around values and ethics
  • Assess your level of organisational readiness for different disruptors and identify areas of weakness to improve upon
  • Learn how to stimulate creativity, reducing risk, introducing processes for innovation 
  • Reflect on your leadership style and develop an understanding of situational & self-leadership
  • Develop a successful business built around the ethos of ‘profit for purpose’
  • Integrate innovation, leadership and resilience for long term sustainability
  • Opportunity to present your plans for the next 3 years to a panel of leading entrepreneurs and business leaders which will act as a sounding board

01 March 2022

Applications Open

08 April 2022

Applications Close

15 April 2022

Cohort Participants Announcement

05 May 2022

Programme Start

Eligibility Criteria

The programme is designed to support businesses that are either at start-up stage or setting themselves for growth. If you meet any of the following criteria, you can apply:

  • Any MSDUK registered businesses with less than £1m turnover


FREE - 26 successful applicants will be offered a scholarship by our programme sponsor AgileOne worth £2,500 to fully cover the cost of this programme. 

  • A £200 refundable deposit will be required if accepted on the programme, and refunded upon completion fo the programme if the participant attended 80% (4/5 workshops)   
  • Participants will have to bear the cost of travel and accommodation, if any.

Participant Testimonials

“The programme is brilliant and comes packed with great practical tools that you can apply in your business. With just the right theory with real world examples and resources to review. The opportunity to step out of the day to day running of the business, learn new skills and having an approach with structure to implement the learning is priceless in leading a positive difference.”

Ricky Kothary, Founder Sticksology