As a Regional Business Partner, ENC offers services that are registered with the Management Capability Development Fund. Small businesses may qualify for subsidies through this fund to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers.

Management Capability Development Fund Criteria

To be eligible for this fund your business needs to:

You must be assessed by Enterprise North Canterbury before approval can be issued. To make an appointment, email our Business Growth Advisor, Guy Graham.


Management Capability Development Fund Q&A


How do I access this fund?

As a business owner or senior manager you should initially contact Enterprise North Canterbury's Business Support, and they will arrange to meet with you and your senior managers. The results of the assessment will highlight the strengths you have in your business and enable any potential weaknesses to be identified. This service is free to businesses in North Canterbury.

What if there are training needs identified?

ENC will be able to allocate Management Capability Development funding which can be used to subsidise services with specified accredited training providers or business coaches in Canterbury or nationwide for training and coaching in areas such as:

How much am I entitled to?

Each allocation is worth a maximum of 50% of the cost of a training course and each business is entitled to a maximum of $5000 (ex GST) to be spent on the identified training needs of management within the business per year. Eligibility for funding depends on a number of factors and in most cases your will not be eligible for the full $5,000.

Who are the accredited training providers?

To select an Accredited Training Provider search The Regional Business Partners Market Place.

To discuss this funding opportunity further with the Business Support team at ENC please email us or phone 03 327 3135.