Mentoring is indispensable throughout your career. Regardless of the stage of your career, mentoring will enhance your personal development through a shared relationship with an experienced, knowledgeable professional willing to share their skills and perspectives with you.
This course will prepare you for a mentoring relationship by orientating, guiding and assisting you to enhance your professional development whether your role is that of mentor or the protégé.
- Upon completion of this program the participant will be able to:
- Describe mentoring and different types of mentoring
- Describe the mentoring relationship and the benefits to all parties
- Understand the role of the mentor and the limits to that relationship
- Define the role of the protégé and the inherent responsibilities in that role
- Describe accountability in the mentoring relationship
- Describe what mentors expect of the protégé
- Demonstrate effective mentoring – protégé practices including
- Clearly defining expectations of the relationship
- Accountability to the mentoring relationship
- Set ground rules for the mentoring process and relationship
- Plan for a mentor meeting
- Good communication skills in the mentoring process
- Ability to ask good questions
- Write SMART goals
- Develop a plan for the first meeting with your mentor
- Navigating the challenges
- Define success for your mentoring relationship
Meet your instructor
A collaborative and self-managed leaders with over 25 years experience in corporate client relationship management, organizational development, business consultation, project management, facilitation, adult learning, sales and marketing. Committed to life long learning and leadership development.
Specialties: Business management training, organizational development, leadership development, interpersonal skills development, Power & Systems, MBTI, Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI) and Personality Dimensions. Skilled facilitator and adult education trainer.