Mentoring: Create and Implement a Mentoring Program

Leaders and employees need a mentor -someone to support them, help them understand the cultural norms and navigate the political landscape of an organization.  This is more urgent than ever before considering today’s turbulent times.

Many organizations offer formal and informal mentoring programs to help new employees, managers, senior leaders, high potentials, successors, and new project teams to promote trust, build relationships, expand communications, and help them become more successful.

This 3 hour interactive workshop addresses the development and implementation of a Mentoring Program to meet the needs of multi generations in the workforce. Emphasis is placed upon building the business case, defining roles/responsibilities, matching mentors and mentees, developing core standards and applying a Six Step Mentoring Process. Insights are provided through templates, tools, best practices, and processes. Application exercises are an integral part of the program.

This course will focus on applying basic concepts that Organization Development practitioners can use to build effective mentoring programs in their organizations.

Benefits:

  • Defines mentoring and determine how basic concepts support the needs of your organization and workforce
  • Helps establish a solid foundation for relationships
  • Explains how to create and implement a formal mentoring program
  • Allows you to best manage your talent and achieve optimum business results
  • Promotes networking with other professionals to gain new insights and ideas

The cost for this course is $375 per participant.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define Mentoring and its basic concepts
  2. Describe the importance of Mentoring and the benefits to the mentees, mentor, and organization
  3. Identify how to implement a formal mentoring program and strategy to achieve successful outcomes
  4. Establish the roles and responsibilities of the mentor/mentee to promote successful mentor/mentee relationships
  5. Recognize how the Mentor helps the Mentee using the Six Step Mentoring Process
  6. Apply mentoring concepts and tools to real world issues

I needed to continue my development in OD and this provided me with the skills I needed.

I loved the ODCP program and wanted to continue my development.  Professional development in OD must be ongoing.