AdvanceSMART is a new mentorship program for Airdrie entrepreneurs (Owners, CEOs, Presidents) who are experiencing high growth. This program matches a business with a team of three to four mentors to support building growth strategies, tackling challenges and becoming a better business leader. This team mentoring approach is a unique methodology with proven advantages – providing entrepreneurs a temporary board of advisors to help reach ambitious growth goals and build successful companies.
Before applying, please read the Eligibility and Commitment information and attend an information session (next sessions are December 6 and 13, 2022).
Applications for the first intake of AdvanceSMART will be accepted until 11:59 pm on January 6, 2023. After that timeline, applications to the program will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Due to our program capacity, not all selected businesses will gain immediate entrance to the program as there may be a wait list.
Acceptance into the program is determined by a Selection Committee. This committee will rely on your application and supporting materials to determine suitability and readiness for the program. We recommend you put a high degree of effort into completing the application and providing supporting materials. Applicants will also be invited to an interview.
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program delivery partners (City of Airdrie and Community Futures Centre West) may have their own program eligibility criteria relating to the participation of employees and family members. City of Airdrie employees are not eligible. Family members of City of Airdrie employees may be eligible for the program. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Application must be submitted by midnight on January 6, 2023 to be considered for the first intake.
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Once submitted, you will receive a copy of your application via email. If you don't receive this, please check your junk mail and then contact us.