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Mentoring skills

Develop successful mentoring relationships for the development of others.

Course overview

Successful mentoring enables experienced staff members to pass on their knowledge and experience in order to develop a mentee. Our two-day course covers the skills necessary for knowledge transfer and the behaviours to build effective mentoring relationships. Participants are encouraged and equipped with knowledge on how to ask the right questions, how to listen and how to structure and administer sessions. The course also covers how to build trust and respect to ensure the mentoring relationship can flourish.

Learning objectives

Understand the role of the mentor

Become competent at building effective mentoring relationships

Understand behaviours that will build respect and engender trust

Know how to prepare and plan for a mentoring session

Become competent at building effective mentoring relationships

Understand behaviours that will build respect and engender trust

Who is it for?

This course is ideal for those about to start a mentoring relationship or who are already mentoring.

Inter-personal development

Key information

Accredited

ILM recognised development programme

Duration

2 days

Group size

12-20

Mode of learning

Face to face - highly experiential

Location

Flexible - hotel or your premises

ILM recognises course

ILM recognised development programme

Learners can receive an ILM certificate through attending this course. Recognised internationally for their qualifications, ILM has reviewed and approved the content of this course.

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