Business Acceleration Program - Darwin Innovation Hub


BAP is a high-value, world-class Program for business acceleration in the Northern Territory that enables chief executive officers (CEO) and managing directors to identify opportunities, overcome business challenges and drive competitive advantage.

Based on a comprehensive and integrated Knowledge Framework for Growth developed by Dr Jana Matthews, the program provides CEOs and managing directors with the knowledge and skills needed to develop as leaders, accelerate company growth and compete in a global marketplace.

BAP was launched on the 20 August 2018. The program is an initiative of the Northern Territory Government, hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub and delivered by the Australian Centre for Business Growth.

Graduates of the program reported strong growth in the 2019-20 financial year despite the impacts of COVID-19 reporting:


increase in revenue


increase in profit


jobs growth


The 21/22 BAP Program will include:

  • Growth Modules for 8 Northern Territory company CEO’s and their executive teams
  • Execute & Grow sessions for 6 Northern Territory company CEO’s and their executive teams
  • Webinars featuring Dr Jana Matthews and NT CEO’s
  • Blogs by Dr Jana Matthews

How to apply

For more information on eligibility, program requirements, how to apply and terms & conditions please visit the Centre for Business Growth.

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