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Human Resources, Personal Development

Mentoring Skills

Course details

CPD Points

7

Cost

£350

Length

2 half day sessions (09:00-12:30)

Course Overview

This experiential course will cover the essential skills to mentor others as well as how to make the most of being a mentee. You will learn and practice mentoring skills as both a mentor and mentee.

Course Content

  • What is Mentoring
  • Mentoring is an essential part of leadership development
  • Best practice and pitfalls for mentoring programmes
  • Relationship between mentoring and sponsorship
  • Similarities and differences between coaching and mentoring
  • How to benefit from mentoring and take charge of the process
  • Practical experience of essential mentoring skills
  • How to establish an effective mentoring relationship
  • Delegates will work in pairs during the course
  • The space between the 2 half days will be for you to practise mentoring skills and being mentored

Course Benefits

People with strong networks and good mentors enjoy more promotions, higher pay and greater career satisfaction.” McKinsey Quarterly.

Good mentors can be hard to find so in today’s fast moving world, we need to break away from the traditional, “wise old sage” approach to mentoring to open up our own ability to both be mentors wherever we happen to be in our careers as well as learning to make the most of being mentored by others.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Michelle Johansen

    Michelle Johansen MA is a Professional Certified Coach accredited by the ICF and Founder of the Women’s Development Forum. Michelle has been a Coach, Workshop Leader and Group Facilitator for 10 years, prior to which she spent 20 years in the Finance Industry with 10 years as Director and COO at Credit Suisse Fund Administration.

    Having struggled with a fear of public speaking throughout her professional life, Michelle Johansen decided she needed to conquer her fears once and for all when she launched the Women’s Development Forum in 2009. Since this time Michelle has used the techniques she learned on her own journey to coach many people through their own individual terror points. Michelle now regularly speaks to large groups as well as TV and radio interviews.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.