Sharpening Your Mentoring Skills.
Mentoring is defined as a ‘mutually beneficial relationship which involves a more experienced person helping a less experienced person to identify and achieve their goals’. Mentoring relationships can be developed spontaneously or via a formally facilitated program. Career mentoring can provide some of the most sought after attributes that employers look for; industry awareness and first- hand knowledge of the challenges of life in the workforce.
A mentor provides support, a sounding board, knowledge, encouragement, guidance, and constructive feedback to the mentee by developing a genuine interest in the growth of their abilities and talents.
A mentee actively seeks support and guidance in their career and professional development from an experienced planner. A mentee always has ultimate responsibility for their career and professional development.
Mentoring is not one participant directing another, controlling or being responsible for another’s career or professional development, a method of bypassing a manager or supervisor, nor a means of obtaining an unfair advantage of career advancement.
This course program provides a forum for practicing mentors and mentees to understand each other role in any mentorship program or mentorship relationship formed and to develop an on-going relationship by meeting regularly and discussing matters relating to planning within an organized and supportive framework.
Module 1: What is Mentoring?
Module 2: Benefits of Mentoring
Module 3: Types of Mentoring Programs & Formats
Module 4: Participant Responsibilities and Role Statements
Module 5: Negotiating Expectations and Goals
Module 6: Establishing the Relationship
Module 7: Sustaining the Relationship
Module 8: Development Needs/Knowledge Acquisition
Module 9: Program Close
- Duration 4 hours
- Day of week
- Skill level All levels
- Available Seats 50