Who Should Attend?
Those who are, or will, serve as mentors; helping others to become more proficient in a specific competency
It is helpful for participants to attend the foundation course in leadership.
- What it takes to be a mentor
- Why people are asked to mentor others
- How the mentor can benefit, as well as the person being mentored
- Mentoring agreements (clarifying expectations)
- A process that can be used in mentoring those who want to learn a skill or management competency
- The difference between mentoring and coaching
This course is designed to help individuals launch a mentoring relationship with a subordinate or a co-worker, and keep it on track. An assessment helps participants learn if they are ready to step up to a mentoring opportunity. Group discussions and team activities engage those attending in a dialogue designed to build an awareness of the mentoring process.
- Who is a candidate to be mentored?
- Why mentor others? Why not coach?
- How do I prepare to be a mentor?
- Techniques of a successful mentor
- Using a mentoring agreement to clarify expectations (both ways)
- The role of the mentor and mentee
- Keeping the process on track
- How and when to end a mentoring opportunity