Launching in Autumn 2020, a new training programme will equip Welsh horticulture businesses with a range of commercial skills that are necessary to capitalise on opportunities for growth and to future proof the industry.

Eligible business will gain access to a tailored programme of masterclasses and leadership coaching delivered by Tyfu Cymru and their network of specialists. Designed for owners, senior managers and aspiring managers from ambitious horticulture businesses. The programme offers flexibility to fit around the busy schedules of participants.

The programme can be completed in 1 year and participating businesses must attend a minimum of 5 full-day masterclasses.

Masterclasses include:

  • Leadership, strategy and visioning
  • Business development and funding
  • Strategic marketing
  • Employing, retaining and managing people
  • Digital, web and social media
  • Managing change and innovation
  • Packaging and process efficiency
  • Supply chain management
  • Succession planning

Bite sized webinars

To provide a taster for the programme a series of bite sized webinars are being developed, topics are prioritised to support some immediate challenges that horticulture business are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To check eligibility, businesses are invited to complete a simple 2-minute online survey that can be accessed below