Manchester Metropolitan University

Greater Manchester High Growth Network

The Greater Manchester High Growth Network is now accepting applications for March 2017 and 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.

Register now for March 2017


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 3 - starting in March 2017

Download the GM High Growth Cohort 3 Date Slip


Contact Us

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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