Turbo charge your business

Our intense four day mini-MBA is designed for business women who have already started their own company and are looking for sustainable growth. These are practical sessions that are underpinned by academic theory but use real life examples and examine your personal business trajectory in-depth.

Our next Mini-MBA is starting soon

Our Mini-MBA programme of four intense study days is presented by Susie Warran-Smith CBE. Our first two programmes were fully booked but our next one begins on 2 October. There are a maximum of eight places in each cohort, so please contact hello@breakthroughwomen.co.uk soon, if you want to join the October intake. 

Wednesday 2 October - Vision and Strategy
Developing a focused vision and proposition.
Developing a detailed business plan, pricing model and routes to market.
What you need in place to enable your scale-up to succeed.

Wednesday 9 October - Finance and Funding Growth
Understanding profit and loss, balance sheets and financial statements.
Financial forecasting, cashflow and supporting assumptions.
Evaluating different sources of funding and finance.

Wednesday 16 October - Market Analysis and Marketing Strategy
Comprehensive assessment of your intellectual property, market, competition and pricing models.
Routes to new business.
Customer profiling and stakeholder mapping.
Developing a market strategy and sales process.

Saturday 19 October - Investor Readiness
Pitching your company to investors, potential clients and partners.
Valuation and return on investment.
Understanding the buy-out or liquidation exit process.

Susie Warran-Smith CBE is a former academic and lecturer on the MBA programme at Staffordshire University Business School. She has had a successful corporate career and in 2015 set up her company from scratch, selling it five years later to Ernst & Young in a multi-million pound deal. She is a keen advocate for women in business and has written extensively on entrepreneurship. Susie was awarded a CBE in Queen Elizabeth II's 2022 New Year Honours List for services to small business. You can find out more about her here

E-mail Deb or Sue on hello@breakthroughwomen.co.uk for more details.

Join us on 2 October

Don't forget Debs and Sue's motto:"When they say you can’t do it, do it twice and take pics."