Women-Led Accelerator – Renfrewshire

The Renfrewshire Women-Led Accelerator is designed to support 15 x Female Led Renfrewshire SMEs, who are keen to achieve business growth.

As each business progresses, business leaders are facing a significantly different environment. Industry experts will support you through this period of significant change, helping you to identify and deliver the changes that are needed to thrive.

The Renfrewshire Women-Led Accelerator offers structured online business coaching, delivering 4 x themes over 10 weeks (please see section below).

This programme is in direct response to the themes where the Scottish SME market need help the most (as identified through research).

The programme is by application only (please submit online application form below).

Closing date for applications is Monday 15 November 2021 at 12 noon.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a short online interview. All applicants will be notified of outcome as soon as possible.

The accelerator programme starts on Monday 22 November 2021.

10 week business coaching programme

Delivered as 9 x interactive group workshops
& 10 x individual follow up sessions

Developing leadership capability through understanding your own leadership style. Helps to develop relationships with your employees to foster a more productive and positive working environment.

Exploring your Strategic Business Model and identifying gaps that may exist for development. Support to identify and review potential new income streams and how these opportunities can align to your strategy.

Guidance and coaching to get & keep customers.

Marketing Strategy

Message & PR


Sales Strategy

Digital Marketing

A review of the Systems, Resources & Tools needed to help your business recover and grow. Review & prioritise your accelerator actions in the last week of the programme.

Who can apply?

Accelerator Benefits

*Renfrewshire companies which are majority led by a female. For Business Gateway Renfrewshire clients, please contact your Business Advisor in the first instance.

Application Form

Timetable Download

Download timetable for all dates and times.

For any questions, please contact LESL on 01236 702020 and ask to speak to the Renfrewshire Women-Led Accelerator Co-ordinator.