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Who Should Attend
Developers of people, managers and leaders who wish to be mentors, Anyone charged with teaching and growing others.
How You Will Benefit

Participants will:

  • Learn to apply the key principles of effective mentoring
  • Discover plans for matching mentors and mentees
  • Become skilled at growing people through practical, proven mentoring methods
  • Practice the core skills of effective mentoring
  • Distinguish style differences and adjust mentoring accordingly
  • Recognize generational differences and their impact
  • Put together an effective mentoring action plan
Take Aways
  • Mentoring for Success Participant Manual
  • Mentoring Action Plan
  • Mentor Style Templates
  • DiSC® Behavioral Style Profile
Mentoring for Success
Growing People and Their Careers

Mentoring for Success prepares leaders and managers to successfully mentor others by developing a professional one-on-one relationship with mentees to improve their work performance and skill level. The program focuses on building relationships and on the organization, communication, and teaching skills needed to be successful in mentoring.  

Mentoring for Success will help mentors Discover how to effectively develop people through a proven model of Mentorship. Participants in this workshop learn how to successfully grow their people through individualized teaching/tutoring/mentoring methods.


Participants in this course will:    

  • Recognize the difference between coaching, mentoring and counseling
  • Discover four phases of an effective  mentoring process
  • Analyze four mentoring skills and apply them to real mentoring situations
  • Compare effective and ineffective teaching strategies
  • Assess individual differences in style and generational values and choose appropriate mentoring strategies
  • Understand adult learning principles and how this applies to mentoring and teaching.
  • Examine and implement best practices for mentoring success

Mentoring for Success is a two-day workshop where participants learn and practice the key concepts, strategies and core methods of mentoring.

Course Content Outline:

Mentoring Definition and Philosophy:

  • Sharing knowledge and experience to help people grow
  • Four Phases of Mentoring
  • The Mentoring Process:  Skills Development
  • Mentoring to Individual Differences
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls of Mentoring

Mentoring Skills:  The CARE Model

  • Connect – Discover how to effectively establish rapport with the mentee.   Determine goals and objectives for the process, and create a set of guidelines for interaction. 
  • Ask/Listen – Discover how to ask questions effectively.  Learn the difference between solution-focused and problem-focused questions and help the mentee Discover his/her own solutions   Work on listening skills of attending, paraphrasing & empathizing.
  • Relate – Discover how to give feedback effectively in mentoring situations – both positive and educational feedback.   
  • Emphasize – Discover and share resources available to the mentee to help fuel his/her own growth.  Reaffirm your confidence in him/her to achieve growth goals.

Teaching Skills:  Innovative Adult Learning Techniques

  • Adult Learning Principles – Recognize key principles of teaching to adults.
  • Learning Pyramid – Discover effective vs. ineffective teaching methods.
  • 1 to 1 Teaching Tips – Discover and practice effective teaching methodologies for 1-1.

Awareness Skills:  Understanding Individual Differences

  • Behavioral Style Differences – Discover your mentee’s behavior style and how to adapt to meet his/her needs (Dominant, Influencing, Steady, Cautious).
  • Cultural Background/Life Situation Differences – Recognize areas to be sensitive to regarding family/cultural/life situations and the background of your mentee.
  • Generational Differences – Recognize the unique differences in perspective that inform the four generations in the workplace today, and alter your mentoring to best develop each generation (Traditionalists, Boomers, Gen xers and Millenials).