Mentoring is a highly valuable development process and at the core is the relationship between the mentor and the mentee, where the development of the mentee is the key focus.
The workshop will help you to develop the skills needed to successfully mentor an apprentice, consider how to implement an apprenticeship mentoring programme in your organisation, conduct mentoring sessions using proven models and techniques, review progress and form working relationships.
What will I develop?
By the end of the workshop you will develop an understanding of:
The principles that underpin the mentoring process
How to identify and apply key models and concepts to the mentoring process
How to initiate and establish a mentoring process with an apprentice
An understanding of the skills and behaviours required to conduct mentoring sessions
An understanding of motivational techniques
An understanding of the Johari Window model and how this can help develop productive coaching and mentoring relationships
An understanding of how to monitor and review progress
What will it cover?
The definition of both coaching and mentoring and what mentoring is not
Roles and responsibilities of both mentor and mentee during the mentoring relationship
The Mentoring Continuum
The key ingredients needed for an effective mentoring relationship
Opportunity to review case studies of mentoring programmes being successfully run by other organisations and identify best practice approaches
Overview of Johari Window and how this model can be used to help develop better relationships
Self-assessment of your communication style and identification of potential development needs you may have
Different feedback models and how to give truly constructive feedback
This course is suitable for
This popular workshop is designed to support first line managers and/or individuals (mentors) nominated to support the development of an apprentice (mentee).