Business Mentoring

Whitehorse City Council provides a range of free mentoring services for existing businesses or someone who is looking to start a business. 

We offer Start-up Series, Small Business Mentoring Clinics, Small Business Mentoring Vouchers and we host the Small Business Mentoring Bus.

Whether you are thinking of starting or currently running a business, mentoring can be a valuable tool to assist in setting a clear direction, discussing key ideas, and can help to achieve your goals. 

Small Business Mentoring Clinics

Whitehorse City Council in conjunction with Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) are offering Small Business Clinics to support businesses located within the Whitehorse.

Small Business Clinics provide general business advice for planning, starting or wanting to grow your business. SBMS mentoring sessions can help in the management of your business and guide you in the steps you need to apply to overcome an issue or information gap.

Upcoming clinic dates, Book Now

Small Business Mentoring Vouchers

If the clinic dates don't suit you, we offer flexible online mentoring sessions as well. 

To obtain your free voucher please register here. The voucher will be emailed to you within 3 business days with booking instructions. 

You can find a mentor tailored to your needs from the diverse panel of mentors offered by the Small Business Mentoring Service. Our mentors specialise in various topics, ensuring you find the right match. Find out more here.

Each Whitehorse business/individual can claim one voucher and it is valid for 8 weeks from the issue date.  

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Whitehorse Start-up Series

Whitehorse City Council in conjunction with Small Business Mentoring Service, is once again launching business mentoring sessions to support start-up businesses.

The series is designed to guide you in the development and management of your business and will include goal setting and actions for effective business, marketing, and financial planning.

The Whitehorse Small Business Start-Up Series is open to business intenders or owners located in the City of Whitehorse and who have been operating for less than 12 months.

There are three sessions to help you develop a solid foundation when starting a business. Current round from April to August is fully booked.

Subscribe to e-newsletters to stay updated for the next round.

Small Business Bus

The Small Business Bus is a mobile business centre providing free consultations on starting and running a small business. To find out more about business data, visit Business Victoria.

Speak another language? 

If English is not the preferred language, there are opportunities to choose a mentor who can communicate in a language you prefer.

To find further business training, workshops and events, visit the Calendar of Events on this website.

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