10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES is a growth programme for small businessess and social enterprise leaders. Deadline for applications: 29th June 2012.

This innovative, fully funded programme is designed to unlock the economic and job creation potential of small businesses and social enterprises.

Delivered in Birmingham by Aston Business School in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Foundation, it is targeted at the owners or the most senior decision takers who have clear ambitions to expand their small businesses or social enterprises.

For full details of how to apply to join the Programme, together with a copy of the application form etc please visit the site

Alternatively, application materials can be requested by email from 10ksb@aston.ac.uk or by phoning 0121 204 3225 (quote reference: NELSON)

Note the closing date for applications is 29 June 2012.