Developing a Mentoring Program
Many businesses find that a certain level of training is needed for new hires, regardless of their backgrounds. This may also be the case for employees who have been with their companies for a longer period of time. A higher level of expertise may be required but these employees may find it difficult to meet these higher expectations. One solution is the implementation of a mentoring program. This is a working session developed for participants from the same organization who want to design and implement a company-specific mentoring program that is uniquely their own.
¤ Learn how a successful mentoring program works.
¤ Learn the roles and responsibilities of key players in a mentoring
¤ Develop and practice skills that foster an effective mentoring
¤ Develop an individual action plan (IDP) as an action
¤ Plan for the protégée’s growth and potential.
¤ Phase 1
Develop a mentoring program, with criteria to match mentors and
¤ Phase 2
Develop and implement a marketing plan to announce the program and solicit both mentors and protégées.
¤ Phase 3
Introduce paired mentors and protégées to the program model, their roles and responsibilities, and negotiate a mentoring agreement.
¤ Phase 4
Monitor and evaluate progress in 6 month increments.
Employees from different departments of the same organization who have in-depth knowledge of the organization’s goals, and culture.
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