Leeds-based Blue Logic completes the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses are funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation.
For those business leaders selected to participate, the core of the programme is a high quality, practically-focused business and management education, delivered over 100 hours through a blend of online and in-person residential sessions. The curriculum has been designed specifically for this programme by world-class international and national experts in entrepreneurial learning.
The programme is designed by leading experts and is run in partnership with the Said Business School at Oxford University, the Aston Centre for Growth at Aston University, Leeds University Business School at University of Leeds and the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Dave Helm – Commercial Director at Blue Logic was selected for the program and is now one of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Ambassadors.
The programme has given Blue Logic the tools and resources to make a difference internally, and extend the knowledge learnt to customers and community, specifically helping clients overcome obstacles so they can achieve growth and business goals.
Dave Helm comments: “This was a taxing and rewarding program that has already enabled me to look at our business and our customer’s businesses in different ways to assist with growth. The program continues and I would recommend it to all ambitious growing business leaders who meet the selection criteria”.
The completion of this program coincides with a record 12 months for the Managed IT Services provider. As well as being one of the top 100 fastest growing technology companies in the north, Blue Logic has also achieved several large client and partnership wins in recent months, increased its workforce by a third in the last year, and plans to add key hires in 2019.
The company has also picked up numerous industry awards including, “Best Tech Place to Work 2017 and 2018”, “Top Tech 100”, “SME Employer of year” as well as achieving gold and platinum partnerships status with Microsoft and SonicWALL.