Empowering Youth: Mentor's Masterclass


When 13 October 2022

  • Overview
  • Agenda
  • Garage48 is best known for hosting hackathons and good mentors are the driving force behind all of them. If you want to help the next wave of startups grow as a mentor, join us at this Masterclass on 13 October that will give you the basics on how to be an effective mentor to an early-stage startup team! 🚀

    Mentor’s Masterclass is a one-day long training where you will learn how to become a great mentor for early-stage startups, improve your skills in contributing and working with teams, and grow your competencies in sharing your expertise and knowledge. During the masterclass, we will be focused on the soft skills and basic knowledge of effective mentorship.


    👉🏻 We will cover topics like:

    Team Dynamics and team building

    How to give and ask for feedback

    The role of mentors

    Active listening

    Case studies of several tools that can help early-stage startups

    Validation of ideas workshop

    Sounds impressive, isn’t it? Please join us for a day-long training that will bring mentorship to the next level!

    Apply now!

    🤝 Register here: https://garage48.typeform.com/to/TpPSvZp9

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    Mentors Masterclass #EmpoweringYouth is organised by Garage48 and YEP! Moldova with the financial support of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Fund for Development and Humanitarian Aid.

    9:00 Coffee, registration and networking
    9:30 Introduction
    9:45 Getting to know the local mentor community
    10:00 What is the role of a mentor
    10:40 Active listening
    11:10 How to ask good questions
    11:55 Team dynamics
    12:15 Team building
    12:45 Lunch
    13:45 How to give good feedback
    14:15 Business model canvas
    14:30 BMC feedback session
    14:50 Value proposition canvas and exercise
    15:40 Validation of early startup stage ideas
    16:00 Presentation of different tools


    The Mentors 

    Mayri Tiido
    Educator and Trainer, Circular Economy Expert


    Viorica Cerbusca
    Executive Director at Artcor
    Maria Miron
    Project Manager at Yep!Moldova
    Jana Saastamoinen
    Marketing Manager at Garage48