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 Mayo. 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 Mayo are important contributors to the recovery and 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 Mayo 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 read 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.
How does Bizmentors Mentoring Programme Work?
Apply On Line
The more relevant information provided the more successful the mentoring match
Review of application
Mentee Induction Training
Group session [approx 3 hours] which prepares Mentees for the programme
Mentee / Mentor Match
Mentor match made from information supplied in the online application
Mentoring Sessions Commence
Programme: Up to 3 Sessions over a 3 month period
Final Mentoring Session Complete
Mentee & Mentor - Review/Feedback/Survey
How To Apply For a New Mentoring Programme
You just need to fill in the online application form here and be specific about 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 will then be reviewed and we will match you with the Mentor most suitable to your needs. Matching of applications to available mentors takes place at a monthly meeting and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible after the meeting. Check out our FAQ section here for further information or call us on 091 386 004.
Apply To Become A Mentor On Our Panel
Please fill in the online application form and be specific about the type of support you can provide, 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. Matching of applications to available Mentor profiles takes place on a regular basis and you will then be contacted. Check out our FAQ section here for further information or call us on 091 386 004.