Manchester Metropolitan University

Greater Manchester High Growth Network

The Greater Manchester High Growth Network offers a fully funded high-impact support programme for businesses looking to grow.

 The Greater Manchester High Growth Network is a programme of business support for small to medium-sized enterprises interested in achieving high growth. 

The High Growth Network provides a programme of five knowledge workshops, peer growth group sessions and action planning for growth. Whether your ultimate goal is increased revenue, greater staff recruitment and retention or a desire for embedding leadership, the Growth Network will help support your ambitions.

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The programme benefits from full funding by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Your company will be eligible for the programme if it:

  • is a small to medium enterprise with more than 4 employees
  • is located in Greater Manchester
  • has high growth potential

Programme Schedule

The programme consists of five expert-led workshops, supported by growth groups to help you translate knowledge and experiences into practical business actions. Additionally, each company can benefit from 1-to-1 coaching during the programme.

Induction 9.30am - 4.30pm
Workshop 1: Finance for Growth 9.30am - 12.30pm
Growth Group One 9.30am - 12.30pm
Workshop 2: Innovation 9.30am - 12.30pm
Growth Group Two 9.30am - 12.30pm
Workshop 3: Strategic Marketing 9.30am - 12.30pm
Growth Group Three 9.30am - 12.30pm
Workshop 4: Leadership 9.30am - 12.30pm
Growth Group Four 9.30am - 12.30pm
Workshop 5: Change Management 9.30am - 12.30pm
Peer Observations  
Final Growth Session 9.30am - 12.30pm

Programme Dates


Cohort 4 - starting in Sept 2017

Download the GM High Growth Cohort 4 Date Slip


Contact Details

For more information, please get in touch: 


Project Manager: Claire Pattison at

Project Administrator: Abigail Knox at


Centre for Enterprise
Manchester Metropolitan University
Business School,
All Saints Campus,
Oxford Road,
Manchester, M15 6BH,
United Kingdom



0161 247 3871

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If you require additional information about the Greater Manchester High Growth Network, or are unsure if you are eligible, we are happy to have a talk with you. Please submit your details below, and one of our team will call you.

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