Live Workshop 4: Analyzing a Small Business

Virtual Workshop #4

The live workshops give an opportunity for new mentors to begin engaging with mentoring.  In our workshops mentors apply their knowledge and the information from the online course materials.  Review, Apply, Meet and engage other VMT mentors.

Virtual workshops are live video conference events led by VMT Certified Instructors whom are also VMT Certified Mentors and are actively mentoring.

Workshop Description

This live instructor-led virtual workshop is organized around a preassigned small business case study. Learners will:

  • Identify the outcomes they would like to achieve in an initial small business pitch session with the owner.
  • Debrief the case study through the lens of a SWOT analysis.
  • Identify important topics they would want to explore with the case study business owners.
  • Develop powerful open questions to ask the owners.


  • Small business case study
  • Preparing to engage with the owner