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Developing Mentorship Skills for Management and Professionals

Developing Mentorship Skills for Management and Professionals


Mentorship Skills are required by all people reporting to them and need to develop them. This can from an admin manager developing a receptionist to a Professional engineer developing a candidate engineer. Mentoring is a relationship between two individuals based on a mutual desire for development towards career goals and objectives. This is merely two examples, mentorship takes place in many different formats. The relationship is characterised by the focus on development and learning and growth of the mentee/the protégé. There are many techniques and approaches that help an individual develop others.  This course has been designed to equip mentors with a mentorship tool kit that will assist in the mentor- mentee relationship to become a productive and meaningful and relevant experience that helps facilitate achievement of career goals.

 Course Outline

Defining Mentorship

Exploring the differences between Mentorship and Coaching

Discussing the important of expectation management and contracting in Mentorship

Understanding how learning styles and preferences impact the mentorship relationship

Understanding and applying Conversational Intelligence to Mentorship Conversations

Ensuring the right environment for learning conversations to take place

Connecting Neuroscience (NS) to Mentorship - How does knowledge of the brain help us mentor more effectively

Understanding Mentoring in different environments including the Engineering Environment

Learning Outcomes

An understanding of Mentorship and the benefits in the workplace

Understanding the differences and the overlap between mentoring and coaching

Understanding Conversational Intelligence framework and knowing how to apply it

Awareness of the impact of Neuroscience on creating the right environment for mentoring

Enhanced Skills in having effective learning orientated conversations

An insight into procedural standards and requirements of mentoring in the engineering sector

Who should attend?

This course is beneficial to all levels within an organisation who manage with people. It is also of particular interest to Professional engineers who are required to mentor candidate engineers.

Type: Course
CESA Validation Num: CESA-1174-09/2020
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Fee: R 7 000.00 excl. VAT