Applications close 31st August 2022 – LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

Free mentoring for small business owners

If you are an eligible Victorian small business, you may be able to access our mentors through the Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring program. The program is operating under VCCI in partnership with the Victorian Government.

By taking part you will:

  • Receive up to four, free 2-hour sessions with a mentor
  • Be given guidance to help you make informed decisions about the future of your business
  • Be matched with an industry leader who suits your business needs

Note: To receive one of our professional coaches below as your mentor, on the last question where they ask where you heard about the program, to enter BILL LANG INTERNATIONAL. Let us know you’ve selected us and we will help you get matched – info@billlang.org

How to sign up and select our coaches
Bill Lang

Bill Lang

Former McKinsey business consultant, Business Coach, Business strategy, growth and digital business advisor, China/Asia business expertise.

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Robbie Carter

Robbie Carter

25 years of international experience in a range of industries with deep experience in strategy development, change management and business performance improvement.

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Rob Hartnett

Rob Hartnett

Over 30 years experience working with start-ups, SMEs and Fortune 500s as a coach and consultant in sales, marketing, strategy and business growth.

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Liz Grant

Liz Grant

More than 30 years experience in business transformation, product design and revenue growth working with start-ups, small businesses and major corporates.

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Hannah Gibbon

Hannah Gibbon

Over 10 years of international experience as a public accountant, company financial controller and operations manager in the food, beverage and distribution sectors.

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Jen Quirk

Jen Quirk

Over 25 years experience in advising, coaching, mentoring and training business owners, start-ups and corporations.

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Michael Kerr

Michael Kerr

Former NAB Business Banker, Accountant, Investment Business Development. Michael runs his own business broker business.

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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts

Marketing, Digital Business and Digital Marketing/Sales/Service – strategy/tools and implementation.

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Elle-May Michael

Elle-May Michael

More than 15 years experience in marketing and communications, branding and customer service.

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Business recovery and resilience mentoring (Victoria Only)

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has partnered with the Victorian Government to deliver this business mentoring program to help small businesses navigate the economic challenges posed by restrictions to help slow the spread of coronavirus
(COVID-19).

Through this program, eligible business owners can receive up to four 2-hour mentoring sessions with our Business Mentors who will help you make informed decisions about the future of your business.

The program offers tailored guidance on:

  • Business recovery – to strengthen business recovery (cost reduction, debt and cashflow
    management)
  • Market transformation – to understand how coronavirus (COVID-19) has triggered or
    accelerated market changes
  • Digital literacy and engagement – to help businesses reach new customers and markets
  • Market and supply chain diversification – to reduce exposure to supply chain risks
  • Reskilling and retraining – to help businesses upskill their existing workforce.

Businesses based in Victoria, complete the form below to work directly with us: