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The Ultimate Scale Up programme

Nottingham University Business School has teamed up with High Growth - one of the UK’s leading business coaching practices - to develop the Ultimate Scale Up programme.

This world-class programme uses expertise, experience and connections to offer growing businesses the opportunity to move to the next level and fulfil their potential. With each cohort open to just 12 business leaders, the programme brings the latest thinking from Scale Up experts and practitioners from across the world, sharing game-changing strategies that facilitate rapid growth.


This programme puts together decades of hands-on-experience, the latest cutting-edge management tools as well as peer to peer and individual one to one support to equip high-potential companies with the skills, instruments and entrepreneurial passion to grow as fast as possible.

 Through this programme you will:

  • gain an understanding of the driving forces and future scenarios of your industry
  • discover future growth opportunities and set clear targets
  • define a clear strategy
  • develop business resilience to an uncertain market
  • design organisational structures and processes to enable fast and efficient execution
  • establish habits and routines to enhance personal and team efficiency and execution capabilities


The video shows Stuart Ross, CEO of High Growth, discussing the benefits of the Ultimate Scale Up programme.


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Delivered by:

Stuart Ross, CEO, High Growth
With more than thirty years of experience in marketing, starting new businesses, business development and scaling businesses, Stuart is an experienced director, strategist, business coach, author and non-executive director.

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Stuart is CEO of High Growth one of the UK’s leading business coaching practices with an amazing track record of delivering to clients, through coaching and training (offline and online), substantial business growth and performance improvements easily and rapidly. Stuart is also Goldman Sachs 10K Growth Expert and an international bestselling author.


Neale Lewis
Neale Lewis, Scale Up expert
Neale Lewis is a Scale-Up expert with a powerful track record of delivering, through training, substantial business growth and performance improvements for ambitious mid-market companies.

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Specialising in embracing the very best business education and tools to enable companies and countries to successfully Scale. As a Leadership Trainer, Neale has inspired high growth businesses achieve great results whilst developing leadership skills from senior executives through to senior leaders.



Who is it for?

This programme is for CEOs and MDs of ambitious, established businesses who are committed to the growth of themselves as leaders, their teams, and their businesses. Only 12 places are available, each for a separate business.

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The programme

The programme will be held over a three-month period from October to December 2023.

It includes:

  • a 3 day intensive residential – including inspirational external speakers, engaging experiential and impactful sessions and peer networking opportunities. These will be hosted at The Jubilee Hotel and Conferences, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham
  • Scale Up forums – bringing together attendees for virtual sessions covering topics such as accountability, masterminding and learning how to accelerate success
  • one to one coaching – the programme includes one to one coaching sessions, from a certified Scale Up coach



If you are interested in signing up for this course or would like further information, please submit an expression of interest.



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