Programme Overview

NEF+ now allows high growth companies to sponsor emerging leaders through the programme, and provides a unique opportunity for talent development that actively and intentionally supports your growth.

The bespoke learning programme is delivered by esteemed practitioners and designed to tackle your real time business challenges. The leading edge programme delivery is supported by executive coaches and business mentors, and participants become part of an unrivalled network and support ecosystem. 

NEF+ Impact

Our impressive alumni continue to prove the value of the programme, propelling themselves and the respective scale-ups to ever greater heights. Take a look below at some of the people we’ve supported.

Who you are

Forward-thinking and innovative, a team of 20+ people, growing fast, and with a strong focus on developing talent. You are looking to build the future of the business through providing lasting and meaningful development to bright people within your teams in a way which is also additive to your overall growth trajectory.

What you can expect from NEF+

You will accelerate the development of promising team members. Create more motivated, better educated, entrepreneurial minds that can solve business challenges and will help lead the company as it grows.

Participants will broaden their understanding of all areas of the business, develop entrepreneurial leadership skills, seek inspiration from the network and deepen problem solving abilities. Ultimately feeling more empowered, more capable, and motivated to commit long-term to growing the business.


NEF+ is a unique programme in the UK and the first time that anyone has identified the needs of promising young talent within scaling companies and designed a high touch programme – Sam Smith, CEO finnCap

Date and Time

6 months (part-time), starting September 17 2021. Apply by 31st August.

Delivered by the Centre for Entrepreneurs

The Centre for Entrepreneurs is the UK’s leading entrepreneurship foundation. NEF+ is the latest version of the NEF programme, which has been running for 10 years, supporting the development of the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.


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