Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: A Guide to Mentoring

Mentoring is a special relationship between an experienced professional and high potential employee that exceeds what a supervisor is typically paid to do. This interactive program Is designed to help mentors learn how to go "above and beyond the call of duty" to assist your protégé in discovering and unleashing their vision. In addition, protégé's will learn what to expect from and how to make the most of, the mentoring relationship.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:

  • An increased understanding of the mentoring relationship
  • Knowledge of the role of the mentor and of the protégé
  • An understanding of the benefits and liabilities associated with mentoring
  • Practical exercises based on the content of the program

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Illustrate the different types of mentoring relationships
  • Describe what makes a good mentor
  • Identify the "Do's and Don'ts" for mentors and protégé
  • Design and implement a mentoring relationship
  • Evaluate your mentoring relationship

Course Content:

  • What is mentoring?
  • What is not mentoring?
  • The difference between coaching and mentoring
  • Describing a mentor
  • Describing a protégé
  • The benefits to be expected from mentoring
  • Designing and implementing a mentoring program
  • Starting a mentoring relationship
  • Common problems with mentoring programs
  • Do's and don'ts for mentors and protégé's

Who Should Attend:

  • Professionals who aspire to become mentors
  • Senior professionals already in mentoring roles
  • Human resource professionals seeking definition
  • Current protégés seeking to better understand and or improve mentoring
  • Potential protégés seeking to understand the mentoring and protégé model