The Skills Bank encourages business managers to offer their specialist skills and experience to managers in the cultural sector. Projects undertaken through the Skills Bank aim to develop arts managers’ skills and strengthen their organisations whilst providing development opportunities to business managers.

Quick Fixes provide access to advice and guidance with a minimum of administration - for one-off queries, straightforward requests for guidance and very short projects. You can access an enquiry form here.

The Better Board Bank programme introduces business people to arts organisations and museums as potential board members and ensures that they receive appropriate introductory training.

The Mentoring Programme uses business mentors to help arts and museum managers develop to their full potential.

BIA:NW also encourages businesses to provide places on relevant in house training courses to arts managers

BIA:NW uses its expertise to assist cultural organisations to develop effective board practice through the delivery of courses and bespoke whole board development.

Whether you are from a business, an arts organisation or a museum - if you would like more information please contact us.