Business Mentoring

Business Mentoring

Frankston City Council is offering businesses based in Frankston City free mentoring to help consider next steps during this difficult period.

Business Mentoring Coaching Panel

Expressions of Interest for the 2021-2022 Business Mentoring Coaching Panel are now open!

IF helping businesses set up, grow and succeed in Frankston City is your passion, then it’s time for us to collaborate.

Expressions of interest are being sought from successful business people in a wide range of industries to join Frankston City’s Business Mentoring Coaching Panel.

IF you’ve got the expertise and determination to mentor others, then you could join a team of dedicated panel members to provide business operators with free one-on-one personalised, independent and confidential advice from a panel of industry experts

The Business Mentoring Coaching Panel (BMCP) will assist Council in advising and guiding small business owners in Frankston City in a variety of business related areas, by conducting one-on-one coaching sessions on topics such as:

  • Business management and strategic planning
  • Digital strategy
  • Marketing and social media management
  • Recruitment and human resource management
  • Business development
  • Increasing profit and sales, and;
  • Improving interior and exterior design outcomes

Members will be paid semi-voluntary (nominal fee).

IF joining a panel of industry experts to support Frankston City businesses along their growth journey sounds like a rewarding venture for you, then register your interest today.

Expressions of Interest close on Friday, October 29 2021 at 4:00pm.

For more information please download the guidelines document(PDF, 2MB)

Business Mentoring Program

Business mentoring will be held through a digital platform, as agreed by the business operator and the mentor.

Council has an experienced panel of business mentors with a variety of specialty in business proprietorship. Each business will be matched with a mentor based on their circumstances.

There will be no be face-to-face mentoring sessions in the foreseeable future.


To be eligible your business must be located within Frankston City.


  • Free



Privacy Statement

The information that you provide to Frankston City Council and the Business Coach will be treated as commercial-in-confidence. Your contact information will only be used by Frankston City Council to communicate its business programs. No information identifying you or your business will be provided to any third party unless required by law. No data identifying a client or their business or details about their business has been, or will be, sold to third parties whatsoever. Before joining the Frankston City Council Small Business Coaching Program, all coaches must sign a strict confidentiality clause. 

Liability Statement

Frankston City Council business coaches deliver general coaching support to small businesses as experienced business people who endeavour to help small businesses to start-up, thrive and survive. The coaching supplied is to provide expertise, alternative views and guidance across a variety of business areas.  Frankston City Council business coaches are operating in an advisory capacity only and do not decide the direction for the business.

The information provided is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs. The advice has been prepared without a deep understanding of your circumstances and financial situation. You should, therefore, consider the appropriateness of the advice.