The aim of this one day course is to raise awareness and understanding of what mentoring is and to explore the skills and techniques to support another person with their career and professional development.
On completion of this course learners will know:
How to get the most from the mentoring relationship
How to structure and contract a mentoring programme and session
What to do and say in challenging situations
How to encourage the mentee to take responsibility for their learning
What mentoring is and is not
The benefits of mentoring for a mentor, mentee and organisation
Roles, responsibilities, and expectations of a mentor and mentee
Managing expectations from mentor and mentee perspective
Essential mentoring Skills
Stages of the mentoring relationship
Structuring and contracting your mentoring sessions
Mentor skills practice
A half-day review of learning is highly recommended following the mentors first mentoring session.