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Who Is This For?

Have you got an idea for a new business? Are you looking to take your existing business to the next level?

Bizmentors is open to new and existing businesses to help nurture and further develop local businesses in Galway. At times it can be a lonely and isolated road for owners of SMEs and this is a chance for SME owners to access expertise, guidance and business advice. Small businesses in Galway are important contributors to the recovery and the future prosperity of the Irish economy. Their survival and growth not only brings investment returns for individual businesses, it also underpins the wider local community and the image of Galway as a provider of high quality, innovative and sustainable business excellence. Since Bizmentors was established in May of 2012 over 600 businesses have participated in the programme. To hear their stories please click here.

If you wish to avail of free business mentoring please apply here. Once your application has been processed, you will be invited to attend an induction session which will help you maximise your return from engaging in the mentoring programme.

Mentoring Categories and Mentors Panel

Business Planning

Research & Development

Quality

General Business Management

Marketing

PR

Sales

Training & Development

Finance

I.T.

Legal

HR

How does Bizmentors Mentoring Programme Work?

Step 1

Apply On Line

The more relevant information provided the more successful the mentoring match

Step 2

Application Review

Review of application

Step 3

Mentee Induction Training

Group session [approx 3 hours] which prepares Mentees for the programme

Step 4

Mentee / Mentor Match

Mentor match made from information supplied in the online application

Step 5

Mentoring Sessions Commence

Programme: Up to 3 Sessions over a 3 month period

Step 6

Final Mentoring Session Complete

Mentee & Mentor - Review/Feedback/Survey

How To Apply For a New Mentoring Programme

Fill in the online application form and be as specific as possible about the type of support you require. This will help in the matching process. When you apply, you will receive a confirmation email.. Your application will be then reviewed and we will match you to the Mentor most suitable for your needs. Matching of applications to available Mentors takes place on a regular basis and you will be contacted as soon as possible after this time. Check out our FAQ section here for further information or call us on 091 386 004.


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Apply To Become A Mentor On Our Panel

You just need to fill in the online application form and be as specific as possible about the Mentor profile you are applying for, as this will help in the matching process. When you apply, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know your application has been received. Your application would be then reviewed by the Bizmentors Advisory Board, which will match your credentials to the profile you have applied for. Matching of applications to available Mentor profiles takes place at a monthly meeting. Once a match has been made, you will be contacted. Check out our FAQ section here for further information or call us on 091 386 004.

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