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Mentor Matching Service

The Benefits of Mentoring

Mentoring is one of the most beneficial, effective resources that your business can employ; particularly when you are navigating such wide-spread disruption. Among other benefits, mentoring can: 
  • open your mind to new ideas and ways of thinking for your chance to be widely promoted across the region with local news coverage, as well as our regional business eNewsletter and this website
  • offer advice on developing strengths and overcoming weaknessess 
  • guidance on professional development and advancement 
  • increased visibilty and recognition for your business 
  • opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge

Mentor Matching Service

To assist local businesses through this period of disruption, the Council are offering free mentoring sessions through an innovative Mentor Matching Program - designed to connect business people with mentors perfectly suited to their needs.

These sessions are an opportuity to help you to develop your business ideas and capabilities through identifying a clear direction for your business, discussing key issues and priorities and to develop an action plan to achieve your goals. For the foreseable future, each session will be held over the phone or the internet and can be up to 90 minutes. Businesses may be eligible to access up to three sessions. 

We are offering two types of mentoring for mentees: 

  • mentoring sessions with a local business leader with the skills, experience and connections to help support your growing business 
  • mentoring sessions with a professional business mentor from the Small Business Mentoring Service to help establish your business

If your business is located in the City of Casey and you are interested in the accessing free mentoring sessions, complete the below short EOI Form and a member of our Economic Development team will be in contact with you shortly.