Young Entrepreneurs Business Mentoring Program

Industry & Investment NSW Young Entrepreneur Business Mentoring Program, is a 5-week program for business owners aged between, 18 – 30. It provides an opportunity to acquire new skills and develop growth plans and strategies, for young business owners to network and learn from each other, and for each to have a business mentor to act as a sounding board and help face the many challenges that today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing global marketplace presents.


To develop and improve the prospecting and sales presentation skills of small business owners so they may recognise and capitalise on opportunities to increase turnover and profit performance.

Industry sector:

The program is not targeted at a specific industry segment. Any business engaged in promoting their product / service to the general marketplace, will benefit from the program.

Eligibility Criteria

Small business owners between the ages of 18- 30 years (places limited to 15 participants) You Only Pay $500 (refund of $200 if you complete the program) Industry & Investment NSW will contribute $1,300. The Program is valued at $1,600 for each person. You receive 1:1 Mentoring The mentoring component will comprise of 8 hours one-on-one mentoring with a successful businessperson that has at least five (5) years experience in running a successful business. Interactive Workshops (5) • All sessions are conducted in boardroom format with a maximum of 15 participants (6pm – 9pm) • The program will be presented on MS Power-point and an experienced facilitator conducts each session. The program is designed to be interactive and involves participants being engaged in discussions and role- playing exercises. • Each participant will be supplied with a workbook. The workbook allows for note taking and becomes permanent reference manual. • Topics include Business Planning, Financial Planning, Marketing, Selling, Networking and Web & Social Media plus much more. Contact: Penrith City & District Business Advisory Centre/BEC Phone: 02 4721 5011 Email: