Mentoring for Mentors

Mentoring for Mentors 

Course Description 

This online Mentoring for Mentors course helps people to clarify their own thoughts on the process and develop a model of mentoring that suits their specific context. The course also provides opportunities to tune up the necessary interpersonal skills that are essential for successful mentoring.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the concept on mentoring
  • Differentiate mentoring from other forms of staff support
  • Explain the importance of contracting
  • List the essential skills needed to be a mentor
  • Give effective feedback
  • Discuss the pros and cons of offering advice and guidance
  • Demonstrate common methods of problem solving
  • Understand what makes mentoring relationships work well
  • List the common errors of “helping”
  • State the value of being non-judgemental
  • Explore the value & danger of self-disclosure
  • Challenge in a respectful way

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