The award-winning MentorsWork programme is a fully-funded 12-week business support programme is designed to provide you with the skills and supports to help your business thrive by addressing the specific needs of your business. The programme has helped over 1,500 SMEs to date, across all sectors throughout the country, and is open to owners and management teams of small and medium enterprises across Ireland.

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Your pathway to business success begins here

We know that owning or managing a business can be difficult, with a wide range of challenges to navigate. Ensuring you have the right skills, tools and competencies to develop your business is a critical process.


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MentorsWork / Frequently asked questions

MentorsWork is a structured 12-week business-support programme, comprising an integrated approach of mentoring and targeted learning opportunities. The programme includes:

  • In-depth Online Competency Assessment
  • One-to-One Mentoring Sessions
  • Unlimited access to Peer-Focused Workshops
  • Unlimited access to Expert-Led Masterclasses
  • Multiple Licenses to a Curated Online Learning Platform
  • Bespoke Business Improvement Plan


During the application process, you will select the areas you want to tackle from a range of options. Based on your selections, we will assign you an experienced mentor who will work with you on a one-to-one basis throughout the 12 weeks.

Your mentor will:

  • Provide bespoke guidance, advice and mentorship for your business
  • Help you review your Competence Assessment results and create actionable insights
  • Work with you to create a bespoke business improvement plan to guide you through the next 6 months
  • Help you to select relevant and beneficial workshops and masterclasses from a range of options grouped under our four thematic pillars: People, Finance & Growth, Digital & Automation, Business Processes.

Private sector businesses based in Ireland with between 1 and 250 employees are eligible to participate in MentorsWork.

Certain businesses are not eligible to participate in MentorsWork:

  • Private sector businesses with over 250 employees
  • Public sector organisations
  • Charity or not-for-profit organisations
  • Businesses based outside the Republic of Ireland

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MentorsWork supports you where it matters most

We know that you can gain real benefits from participating in the MentorsWork programme, but don’t just take our word for it, hear from some of the MentorsWork past participants to see how the programme helped their business to thrive. 

Testimonials / What participants say