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.

Objective:

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: michael@penrithsmallbiz.com.au