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Mentoring in Entrepreneurship

The mentoring in entrepreneurship is one of the most important segments of Youth Business Russia YBR programme. YBR managers have thoroughly studied mentoring experience in Scotland, Canada, India, Argentina. Boris Tkachenko, CEO of YBR and Institute of Mentoring completed trainings in international mentoring methodologies at Youth Business International (YBI) / Accenture seminar delivered by Professor John Cull in August 2008.

YBI methodologies were adopted for implementation in Russia and were tested successfully in Voronezh pilot region, followed by extending the mentoring programme in Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Kaluga, Rostov-on-Don, Moscow and Kirov. Currently, mentor-mentee matches are working in YBR covered regions, training seminars for mentors and mentees and other events are being carried out.

Mentees Igor Zaboev and Petr Boikov, supported by their mentor Yuri Segal were awarded Best Ecological Entrepreneur prize at YBI Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 international contest and were the winners in Young Entrepreneur nomination at EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Russian contest.

Since 2013, as part of the energetic workshop-conference activity, YBR and the Institute of Mentoring are carrying out, on the regular basis, the Days of Mentoring, a series of events dedicated to mentoring in entrepreneurship, in cooperation with international and local experts, business and public organizations, young and experienced businessmen.

Based on the acquired experience, YBR experts advised partner organizations in Serbia, Mongolia and Kazakhstan on establishing local mentoring programmes.

News and Events

15.09.2017 Seminar for Mentors in Voronezh
18.08.2017 Rostov Startup Forum-2017
13.08.2017 IV Siberian Entrepreneurship Forum
11.08.2017 Launch of mentoring programme for 90 days challenge programme participants
27.06.2017 Summing up of the Mentoring in Entrepreneurship project in Ryazan
26.06.2017 My Mentor project event on the 26th of June
17.06.2017 Youth Business International holding seminars for YBR
07.06.2017 Mentoring at the Forum Altai. Growth Point-2017
26.05.2017 May 22-26, the second stage of mentoring programme in Almaty
20.05.2017 On May 19, Robert Garvey and Boris Tkachenko held a mentoring workshop in Surgut, in the framework of the Days of Mentoring
19.05.2017 On May 18, Robert Garvey, Boris Tkachenko and Irina Gorelova held the master-class/webinar for mentors
11.05.2017 Youth business and Center Invest Bank, success stories. Mentoring
14.04.2017 Congratulations to our colleague Boris Tkachenko on his election as the Chairman of YBI Network Strategy Implementation Steering Committee
12.04.2017 Boris Tkachenko, YBR programme manager, visited International Mentoring Summit as a special guest and a speaker on April 4-7 in Delhi
19.03.2017 Boris Tkachenko, YBR project manager took part in YBI master class on March 13-17 in Brazil
28.02.2017 On the 28th of February, the session Young Entrepreneurs: Russias Newest Heroes at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, Boris Tkachenko acted as the session moderator
02.02.2017 The launch of Accenture Russia and IBLF Russia joint project in the frame of Youth Business Russia programme
28.01.2017 Mentoring project launched in Surgut on January 23-27
16.12.2016 Mentoring events in Kirov, December 15-16
13.12.2016 Launch of mentoring in Ryazan, December 12-13
29.11.2016 28-29 November. Launch of the mentoring programme in Surgut
25.11.2016 Mentoring Days 2016
25.11.2016 Mentoring Days 2016
24.11.2016 Mentoring Days 2016
18.11.2016 Mentoring session at the IIIrd Voronezh Entrepreneurship Forum, November 18, 2016
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