Common Purpose UK leadership development

Common Purpose runs leadership development programmes across the UK that inspire and equip people to work together across boundaries.

Marie Mohan, Chief Executive, Common Purpose UK

“Now, more than ever, leaders need to think wider, seek out new connections, explore opportunities to collaborate, and inspire others to do things differently and better. Our programmes ensure that they do just that.”

Upcoming programmes in the UK

Programme Start date Location Audience
Midlands Meridian 2017 01 Feb 2017 Birmingham senior
Edinburgh Meridian 2017 02 Feb 2017 Edinburgh senior
Glasgow Meridian 2017 02 Feb 2017 Edinburgh senior
North East Meridian 2017 16 Feb 2017 Newcastle senior
Yorkshire Meridian 2017 01 Mar 2017 Yorkshire senior
West of England Meridian 2017 07 Mar 2017 Bristol senior
Greater Manchester Profile 2017 08 Mar 2017 Manchester senior
Common Purpose Navigator North 2017 25 Apr 2017 Leeds emerging
Northern Ireland Meridian 2017 26 Apr 2017 Belfast senior
Birmingham Profile 2017 26 Apr 2017 Birmingham senior
Sheffield City Region Profile 2017 03 May 2017 Sheffield senior
Bristol Profile 2017 13 Jun 2017 Bristol senior
Leeds Profile 2017 14 Jun 2017 Leeds senior
Bradford Profile 2017 15 Jun 2017 Bradford senior
Common Purpose Navigator Midlands and Bristol 2017 11 Jul 2017 Bristol emerging
2017/18 North West Meridian 16 Nov 2017 Manchester senior

Our thought leadership

At the core of what we do are two strands of thought leadership: Leading Beyond Authority and Cultural Intelligence (CQ).


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Alumni share their Common Purpose experiences

Common Purpose InnoVenture - A case study

Graduates from Birmingham explain the benefits of a Common Purpose programme

Students from the University of Roehampton discuss the programme