Our Courses

No matter what stage you’re at, we’re here to help you – Together We Grow.

Our courses range from 6 weeks up to 12 months, where you’ll find peer support, a strong network of women for support and encouragement.

the sowing club, realise your business, women in business, business and entrerprise, lancashire, cumbria


The Sowing Club provides funded courses for women considering starting a business.

roots and shoots, start your business, women in business, business and entrerprise, lancashire, cumbria


The Roots and Shoots is a start up course for those who are ready to start a business.

bloom and grow, the growing club, lancaster


Bloom and Grow is a 12 month programme for women already running a business.

"Every female entrepreneur needs The Growing Club! The coaching, mentoring and camaraderie with likeminded souls is invaluable, inspirational and grounding. The club has helped me keep my sanity in this crazy business world!"
- J.E -
"The Growing Club has helped me grow as a business woman and constantly keeps me looking forward in my work goals. The workshops are informative and provide essential practical skills."
- L.S -
"Being a sole trader I found it hard to make unemotional decisions, but working alongside likeminded people, I feel I am in control of my destiny and business growth. [...] the Growing Club has been such a bonus to me."
- A.G -

Interested in Mentor Training?

The Growing Club runs Mentor Training Courses for business owners to support our start up group. This is a comprehensive training course that will strengthen your leadership skills, support your CPD and enable you to apply for paid mentoring opportunities.

Mentor Training Course Info

This opportunity is for you if you:

  • Run a business
  • Have been trading for at least 3 years
  • Can remember how hard the first few years can be!
  • Want to support a woman starting her own small business
  • Can commit to a face to face session an hour a month for 3 years
  • Understand the importance of mentoring as a tool of empowerment

The training is free if you commit to work with your mentee for 3 years. If we have spaces available we can open this up to others at a cost of £750.

Training delivered by Paul Aisthorpe of Imaginative Coaching.

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