High-Impact Mentoring

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

This in-depth course provides fundamental mentoring techniques and the characteristics of good mentors and mentees. We will teach you critical factors from both the mentor’s and mentee’s perspective and how to thrive in both roles. You will learn how to build a successful mentor/mentee relationship and how to put the relationship before the mentoring, meaning better outcomes for both the individuals and the organization.

Learning Objectives »

  • Discuss the differences between coach and mentor
  • Understand the role of a mentor
  • Identify elements of the mentoring relationship
  • Understand the expectations of mentees
  • Match mentors and mentees for best outcomes
  • Maximize the benefits of mentoring
  • Set effective goals for mentors and mentees
  • Effective teaching and effective learning: a
    tangible two-way street

Course Agenda »

Mentoring Basics

  1. The Benefits of Productive Mentoring
  2. Types of Mentoring
  3. Roles and Competencies
  4. Organizational Strategies

Mentoring Programs

  1. Understanding Mentoring Programs
  2. Matching Mentors with Mentees
  3. Mentoring Dimensions
  4. Learning and Mentoring Styles

Mentoring Effectively 

  1. Effective Mentoring Relationships
  2. Managing Mentees
  3. Relating to Your Mentor
  4. Virtual Mentoring
  5. Overcoming Challenges
  6. Evaluating Mentee Progress

Ongoing Mentoring Success

  1. Building the Cornerstone of Mentoring
  2. Transitioning Mentees to Mentors
  3. Long-term Program Success