Dr Samantha Westgate has been accepted onto the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) Centre for Enterprise
Dr Westgate was selected because of the strong potential of Perfectus Biomed Ltd. to expand and create jobs and her leadership abilities in driving change.
The national initiative, funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation, is delivered in the North West by MMU. Business leaders with an appetite and potential to grow their enterprises benefit from a high quality, comprehensive package of support and expertise to help take their organisations to the next level.
Previous graduates are creating the successful enterprises of tomorrow, with a recent national progress report showing that previous participants are growing employment by an average of between 16% and 26% per year, and growing turnover at between 23% and 42%, depending on when they graduated.
Dr Westgate said: “I am delighted to be accepted into this programme and I am certain that I will learn both personally and professionally, thus helping me to continue the strong growth of Perfectus Biomed’
Jonathon Lawson, programme director at MMU Centre for Enterprise, said: “This selective programme is developing the robust enterprises of the future. It provides deep learning, both from the course and from the other entrepreneurs. Our students discover new ideas, new ways to do things, and new contacts that help them achieve a strategic step change and accelerate growth.”
Further information: www.mmucfe.co.uk