Mentoring in the Workplace
Course Code: MENTWORK
Duration: 2 Days
A confidential helper and guide.
Mentoring is confidential, personalised support from an experienced and trustworthy adviser, guide, or tutor, especially for methodical self-development. Usually, a mentor is someone outside your organisation, unit or team and chosen by you. There is a general acceptance that most people achieve better levels of professional success if they have the guidance and help of a mentor; someone with whom they can discuss their career plans, evaluate options and achievements, and work through issues.
This programme is for you if you are responsible for mentoring others to develop and improve their performance. You will learn a range of skills such as how to offer insight and expertise, provide feedback, monitor progress, and lend supportive follow-up.
On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
▪ Understand the role of the mentor
▪ Choose the appropriate method of mentoring
▪ Mentor others, enabling them to achieve their potential
▪ Enable others to take ownership of their own development
Introduction and Objectives
▪ The benefits of mentoring
▪ What is a mentor?
▪ Mentoring styles
▪ The Relationship agreement
▪ SWOT analysis
▪ Relationship building
▪ Active listening
▪ Effective listening
▪ Giving and receiving feedback
▪ Kolb’s cycle
▪ Grow model
▪ Giving information – feelings, proposals, builds
▪ Seeking information – feelings, effects, proposals
▪ Establishing clear objectives
Review of Programme