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International Expert Robert Garvey (UK): Entrepreneurship as a Start in Life  sb-ugra.ru

Robert Garvey, international expert in mentoring, Professor at Sheffield Hallam University (UK) spoke at the workshop Mentoring as Living rather that a Job and shared his international experience in mentoring. The workshop took place on the 19th of May in Surgut.

- We will consider mentoring from different aspects, will review key skills and abilities of a mentor. Things are constantly changing and evolving and to be in the forefront one should be aware of the relevant information. Nowadays entrepreneurship is the only hope and way of survival for many people, since government owned companies cant provide sufficient jobs. Entrepreneurship can give start in life and the earning capability.

Youth Business Success Stories, cooperation with Center-Invest Bank. Mentoring  centrinvest.ru

The brochure Youth business and Center Invest Bank, success stories. Mentoring tells about the unique in Russia experience of cooperation between the bank and Youth Business Russia programme designed to provide comprehensive support for young entrepreneurs. Center Invest is the first bank that not only introduced a special credit proposal without mortgage or guarantee for young beginners, but organized training via the banks Financial Literacy Centre and involved the Banks key clients, experienced entrepreneurs, to act as mentors.

Bank helped young people to start doing business  gorodn.ru

Youth business development gained pace significantly in the recent 3-5 years. New economic environment calls for new generation of entrepreneurs young, dynamic and modern people capable of being at the forefront of business, economics and public activity.

Maria Khristolyubova, Center-Invest Bank: There were no delays in our credits repayment  bankir.ru

Advantages of working with ladies entrepreneurs, specific features of business crediting and other items covered in the interview given by Maria Khristolyubova, Corporate Client Deputy Director, Center-Invest Bank, to Bankir.Ru.

Mentor: a Study in Legal Terms comments by Boris Tkachenko and Nikolay Bulatov  The Day of Financier

The article covers certain legal aspects of mentoring in entrepreneurship. It can be helpful both for beginners and for practical mentoring experts, mentors and mentees.

Yugra Entrepreneurship Support Foundation launched new format of Mentoring Project

On January 23-27, the pilot mentors-mentees group started in Surgut.

According to the new approach, the matches were formed individually. The special attention was given not just to business skills, but to personal compatibility. The project members filled out detailed questionnaires, completed training sessions, talked with experts. Of note, the key part in matches formation was taken on by Boris Tkachenko, CEO IBLF Russia/YBR/Institute of Mentoring, Moscow. It was Boris who delivered training workshops and accumulated all requirements and expectations of young entrepreneurs.


Young Entrepreneur Awards roadshow  storify.com

From 8 to 11 March Youth Business International held a entrepreneur roadshow in the United Arab Emirates, culminating in the final of our Young Entrepreneur Awards


From Russia With Love  StartUp Direct news

The year is drawing to a close and we would like to thank our mentors for all of their support in 2014. This newsletter Startup Direct go abroad and Vanessa Eardley shares her thoughts on mentoring.


Novosibirsk celebrates the 2-year anniversary of Youth Business Russia programme  http://www.tpprf.ru/
Press-conference devoted to this date held in the regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Building BRICS to Fight Corruption.  A. Bugrov & B. Horowitz specially for The Moscow Times
BP can improve Rosnefts Corporate Culture. .  The Moscow Times


WTO Entry Bodes Well For Curbing Corruption. The Moscow Times

April 2011
Building Islands of Integrity: Companies’ Individual and Collective Approaches to Minimizing the Risk of Corruption by Brook Horowitz, AmCham News, Volume 17, Number 92

June 8, 2011
Praise for Anti-Graft Drive. By Brook Horowitz and Edward Verona (USRBC), The Moscow Times

22 April, 2010. Foreign Firms Sign Anti-Graft Initiative. The Moscow Times (pdf copy of the page)

21 April, 2010. Companies Swear Off Bribes. The Moscow Times (pdf copy of the page)

6 April, 2010. Companies can pool their resources to fight corruption. Financial Times (pdf copy of the page)

12 March, 2010. Long Road to Zero Tolerance of Corruption. The Moscow Times (pdf copy of the page). Article on corruption in Russia by Brook Horowitz


23 July, 2009. «IKEA and the Graft Factor» The Moscow Times (.pdf copy of the page).

Article on corruption in Russia by Brook Horowitz

9 July, 2009. Investing in Russia calls for a subtle approach, Financial Times

Brook Horowitz, Executive Director, IBLF Russia, shares his opinion about corruption in Russia

May 21-22, 2009

Mass media publications on Youth Business Russia Programme in Voronezh and Kaluga

Young entrepreneurs will receive support. Vvoronezhe.ru. May 21, 2009

Launch of new programme to support young entrepreneurs. Voronezh state TV&radio company. May 21, 2009

Programme of young entrepreneurs support was discussed in Kaluga. REGNUM, May 22, 2009

March 23, 2009 Putin's Economy of People, The Moscow Times, (.pdf copy of the page)
Brook Horowitz, Executive Director, IBLF Russia, shares his opinion about initiatives supporting and developing small business and the role of small business in current economic situation.

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