IDENTIFY

Uncover your company's future growth potential

ASSESS

Complete an immersive three-part series and enhance your strategy

INSIGHTS

Access a world-class programme to meet your growth plans

GROWTH COMPASS
Assess your company's future growth against our ten dimensions.

Use the ELITE Growth Compass to assess your company's future growth potential and see how you stack up in the ten dimensions most critical for succeeding as a scale-up businesses. Compare your business to the emerging best practices used by your peers and define strategic priorities for enhancing growth.

STRATEGY SERIES
Complete an immersive three-part series and enhance your strategy.

During this three-part series, companies follow a structured framework for developing their strategy and link this with the financial and fundraising goals of the business. Over the three sessions, you will:

  • Part One: Create a structured framework for developing your strategy and identify your vision, mission and core challenges
  • Part Two: Link your vision, mission and core challenges to financial models and identify organic and inorganic initiatives to achieve your strategy
  • Part Three: Learn how best to articulate your strategy and develop an effective company presentation that can be used for fundraising and beyond
GROWTH LABS
Access a world-class programme to meet your growth plans.

Through interactive one-day Growth Labs, companies have the opportunity to deep-dive into the dimensions covered during the Growth Compass.

Workshops are typically held at London Stock Exchange Group and consist of a blend of plenary sessions, small group workshops, clinics, panel discussions and 'inspiring stories'. Each workshop is delivered by a range of advisors, investors, business school professors and relevant stakeholders. All discussions are under Chatham House rules, creating a comfortable environment for peer-to-peer learning and sharing.

Companies can attend six Growth Labs during each year of membership and we welcome up to 3 attendees from each business.

People: Part 1

Build a strategy to attract talent

This module looks at developing the foundations of a talent strategy for your organisation. Sessions focus on effective resource planning, building your brand to attract the best talent and identifying the right channels for recruitment. Interactive workshops look in depth at the challenges of recruitment, including how to build your business overseas.

People: Part 2

Reward and retain your top talent

This module looks at how to develop your strategy for talent as the business scales. Sessions look at methods for nurturing, growing and incentivising talent, as well as the legal considerations around HR in a scaling organisation. Experts highlight key trends in reward frameworks, immigration and wellbeing.

Governance

Build the right foundations to support your growth

This module helps companies identify and implement the right and scalable structure for accelerated growth. Expert speakers discuss the importance of good corporate governance, the role of the chair and how to manage a crisis. Interactive workshops look at recruiting NEDs and how to evaluate the effectiveness of your board.

Risk

Turn threats into a competitive advantage

This module provides companies with an understanding of business risk factors and introduces practical methods for recognising and managing risk. Experts discuss the different types of risk which can affect growing businesses, focusing on financial risk, cyber risk and intellectual property.

Innovation

Go beyond new frontiers

This module explores the different types of innovation and how to utilise them in your own organisation. Interactive workshops look at how to identify, test and evaluate innovations to ensure you have the framework in place for the best ideas become a commercial success.

Digitalisation

Leverage technology to enhance your business

This modules focuses on new technologies; how to identify opportunities and leverage them to enhance your business. It looks at the latest trends in disruptive innovations and how to integrate them into your existing organisation.

Markets

Know your clients, competitors and mission

This module looks at your marketing and branding strategy, including how well you understand both your clients and competitors. Experts discuss how to develop a value-led approach to pricing and evaluate sales strategies.

Internationalisation

Expand your success to new geographies

This modules looks at the different routes to internationalisation, from building your strategy to execution. It looks at designing a company specific plan for internationalisation and experts discuss the legal considerations of the various strategies.

The Growth Story

Articulate your vision

This module aims to improve the way you articulate your vision and pitch your business to clients, stakeholders and investors alike. 

The IPO

Prepare for the public market

This module looks at the process of listing on a public market, how to prepare your business to make the most of the opportunity and life as a listed company.

Funding & Exit Planning

Understand the options for private fundraising

This module demystifies the funding landscape, helping companies identify the right option for them. Advisors, investors and companies share their experiences. Experts cover equity options, debt financing, fundraising for M&A, IPO and trade sale.

The Entrepreneur

Prosper as a leader

This module focuses on the challenges faced by entrepreneurs and their personal growth as leaders. The four key pillars for the day are leadership, wealth management, wellbeing and personal brand.