GM Leaders Plus 4 – We’re off!

The fourth round of Greater Manchester Leaders Plus kicked off in March with a buzzy launch and mentor-mentee meet-up, a central Manchester walkabout and workshop on Connecting with Place and a lovely lunch to start connecting with each other – and that was just the first 24 hours! Two weeks later, the group explored leadership …

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Mentor Awards come to GM!

To celebrate the immense and often life-long contribution mentors make to candidates on Future of Greater Manchester and Future of London programmes, we invite you to nominate your favourite(s) for our second mentor awards! A big change from the 2021 inaugural awards is that Future of GM will host its own event as part of …

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Future of GM launches next phase

Find out what’s in store for 2023 at Future of Greater Manchester: from courses through diversity and alumni networks to intercity exchanges (online and 3D!), there’s lots to get involved with for practitioners in GM – across and beyond the UK. Find out more…

Greater Manchester Leaders Plus 3: Proposals for GM

The third round of Greater Manchester Leaders Plus came to a close on 1 December with candidates presenting their Proposals for GM to an audience of sponsors, course contributors, colleagues, nominators and alumni. This was the first GM Leaders Plus proposals event able to take place in person, and it’s safe to say the energy …

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Redefining Community in Manchester

The best way to get your head around a place is to experience it – with that in mind, a key part of Greater Manchester Leaders Plus is field trips (we’ve always been fans). We focus on emerging places, innovative ideas and effective cross-sector partnerships, and trips are set up by the team and by …

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Connecting with Central Manchester

Early in every Leaders Plus course, candidates tour an area in flux, experiencing places with fresh eyes – or ears, noses, pens and lenses – and reporting back. ‘Connecting with Place’ is about expansive thinking and started as a drawing project with artist, teacher and writer Ilga Leimanis before expanding to include photography, interviews and …

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Greater Manchester Leaders – get involved!

Across the UK, the talent pool is churning, with organisations from all sectors struggling to find and hang onto effective leaders – and often struggling to get them up to speed when they take on senior roles. Leaders Plus was established in 2013 to help people navigate that path toward the top tier, and was …

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