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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

21.09.2019 Accelerators League Round Table on Mentoring in Rostov-on-Don
18.09.2019 Mentoring Forum at the VIth Eitingon Managerial Platform Projection into Future: 2020
27.07.2019 CEO YBR and Mentoring Institute Boris Tkachenko worked together with his colleagues of MOST Business Incubator on July 23-26 in Almaty
06.06.2019 Mentoring programme in Kirov
30.05.2019 International online conference Mentoring in Business. Nuances of Implementation
28.05.2019 Entrepreneurs Day in Rostov-on-Don
24.05.2019 YBR 10-year anniversary in Voronezh
19.05.2019 Mentoring programme in Novosibirsk
12.05.2019 The meeting of European programmes for youth business support
17.04.2019 YBI being the guest at YBR
03.04.2019 Mentors motivation
08.02.2019 Mentoring Projects Community Forum
18.01.2019 YBI Europe - Citi Foundation Seminar, 17-18 January, Dublin
17.12.2018 Starting Mentoring at Youth Business Armenia
07.12.2018 Case study session on mentoring in entrepreneurship at Youth and Small Business Forum in Ryazan
26.11.2018 Summary of the VI International Mentoring Days
21.11.2018 Case study session on mentoring in entrepreneurship at the V Voronezh Entrepreneurship Forum
26.10.2018 First International Mentoring Conference of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) in Barcelona
25.10.2018 11 Annual Mentoring Conference Mentoring, Coaching, and Leadership for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
24.10.2018 Russian National Interuniversity Forum Youth Entrepreneurship Development
19.10.2018 Small Business Acceleration Forum in Nizhny Novgorod, October 18-19
01.10.2018 Professional development programme Innovation and Entrepreneurial Environment at a University
29.06.2018 Meeting with the mentors of the Business Class programme in Novosibirsk
23.06.2018 The launch of the new mentoring-in-entrepreneurship group in Yugra
15.06.2018 Meeting with the mentors of the Business Class programme in Voronezh
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