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. 

It's 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 Greater Manchester High Growth Network can help to support your ambitions.

Download the programme brochure

 

Eligibility

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

  • is a small and medium-size enterprise (SME) with more than 10 employees (less than 249 employees)

  • has been trading or registered in Greater Manchester (10 Local Authorities) for more than 3 years

  • is seeking to develop its growth potential in revenue/income by more than 20%+ in the next 12 months  

Programme Schedule

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

Cohort 2.3

Session Date Time
Induction

17 March 2020

09:45 - 14:30
Workshop One: Leadership 2 April 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Two: Innovation 23 April 2020

09:45 - 12:45

Growth Group One 23 April 2020

13:45 - 16:45

Workshop Three: Finance 30 April 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Four: Strategic Marketing 14 May 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Two 14 May 2020 13:45 - 16:45
Workshop Five: Change Management 4 June 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Three 11 June 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Consolidation 25 June 2020 09:45 - 14:00

Cohort 2.4

Session Date Time
Induction 3 September 2020 09:45 - 14:30
Workshop One: Finance 10 September 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group One 17 September 2020

09:45 - 12:45

Workshop Two: Leadership 24 September 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Three: Strategic Marketing 1 October 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Two 1 October 2020 13:45 - 16:45
Workshop Four:Change Management 15 October 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Three 15 October 2020 13:45 - 16:45
Workshop Five:Innovation 5 November 2020 09:45 - 12:45
Consolidation 26 November 2020 09:45 - 14:00

Cohort 2.5

Session Date Time
Induction 21 January 2021 09:45 - 14:30
Workshop One: Strategic Marketing 28 January 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group One 4 February 2021

09:45 - 12:45

Workshop Two: Leadership 11 February 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Two 25 February 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Three: Finance 11 March 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Four: Innovation 25 March 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Three 25 March 2021 13:45 - 16:45
Workshop Five: Change 15 April 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Consolidation 29 April 2021 09:45 - 14:00

Cohort 2.6

Session Date Time
Workshop One: Leadership 18 March 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group One 18 March 2021

13:45 - 16:45

Workshop Two: Innovation 30 March 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Three: Finance 13 April 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Growth Group Two 22 April 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Four: Strategic Marketing 27 April 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Workshop Five: Change 13 May 2021 09:45 - 12:45
Consolidation 27 May 2021 09:45 - 14:00

 

 

 

Case Studies

Read what a number of our programme alumni have to say about their experience on the Greater Manchester High Growth Network, and how it's benefitted them.

Ryan Mohieddin - Forest Sofa

Tony Millar - Great Grounds

Sam Jones - TunaFish Media

Alternatively, you can watch our video case study with Lucy Lomas from Luma Marketing below.

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Sam Jones - TunaFish Media

Alternatively, you can watch our video case study with Lucy Lomas from Luma Marketing below.

 

Contact Details

For more information, please get in touch: 

 

Project Manager: Tony Ayin at t.ayin@mmu.ac.uk

Project Administrator: Freya Corrywright at f.corrywright@mmu.ac.uk

Address:

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

Email:

cfegrowth@mmu.ac.uk

Telephone: 

0161 247 3871

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