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Developing Mentorship Skills for Management and Professionals


Mentorships can empower organisations and individuals. Many of the world’s most successful people were mentored. A good mentorship tool kit can assist the mentor-mentee relationship by enhancing the personal growth of the individuals, adding value to the business environment and developing competence. This short course offers insights into the best mentorship techniques and approaches with a key focus on the ‘learning brain’. This course recognizes the everchanging landscape of the working world and focuses on effective mentorships as a method of adaption and learning. 

Why Should an Individual Attend?

This short course will provide individuals with a clear understanding of how to implement and maintain effective mentorships. An individual will be guided on informal/formal mentoring and how mentorships can empower people and organisations. Individuals should attend if they wish to gain recognition for continuous professional development and make use of mentorships in their business environment. 


  • Understanding the benefits of mentorship in the workplace
  • Defining key differences in mentoring and coaching
  • Applying Conversational Intelligence in communication
  • Creating effective learning environments centred around neuroscience principles
  • Analysing mentorship needs and matching them to learning opportunities
  • Applying procedural standards and mentorship requirements in the engineering sector 

Program Outline

This short course establishes a mentorship tool kit for individuals or organisations that can be easily put into practice. It unpacks neuroscience principles and Conversational Intelligence in relation to mentoring and offers structural approaches and methods for transferring skills. 

  • 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

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Adminstrators
  • Executives,
  • Senior managers,
  • Project Managers,
  • HR Management
Type: Online
Validation Number/s: CESA-2049-11/2024
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
R 5 170.00 excl. VAT
R 5 945.50 incl. VAT