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Mentoring Skills Training Mentoring Skills Training Courses

If you’re looking for really great Mentoring Skills Training courses you are in the right place.

Our Mentoring skills training courses are designed to teach the relevant leadership and communication skills to help delegates to empower their workforce by mentoring them to achieve success. Learn how to ask relevant questions, how to listen effectively and how to encourage and motivate the person you are mentoring.

This course also looks at setting up and managing an effective mentoring relationship. Mentoring can be very rewarding, both professionally and personally, and both to the mentor and to the person being mentored.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Mentoring in the Workplace Training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you - your Mentoring in the Workplace Training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals - Mentoring in the Workplace training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

Aims of the Mentoring Skills course

  1. To create workplace mentors
  2. To provide support to people already providing a mentoring role
  3. To work towards creating a learning environment within the workplace

Course objectives

By the end of the course, learners will be able to: 

  • Define mentoring
  • Create the right climate for successful mentoring
  • Understand the values of a good mentor
  • Define core mentoring principles
  • Motivate mentees
  • Develop mentees' confidence and create positive behaviour
  • Develop mental rehearsal and imagery training for mentees
  • Gain commitment and buy-in from the mentee to drive forward an action plan

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has an interactive approach, with plenty of opportunities for learners to practise the new skills they learn.

Aims and objectives

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Definition of mentoring

  • What is mentoring?
  • Differences between coaching and mentoring
  • How mentoring will benefit your organisation

Creating the climate to mentor effectively

  • What will help to create the right climate for a successful mentoring relationship?
  • The phases of the mentoring relationship

Value issues in mentoring

  • The values required by a mentor
  • Establishing trust between mentor and mentee

Understanding and dealing with others when mentoring

  • The learning cycle
  • Learning styles
  • Mentoring styles
  • Conflicts between styles

Mentoring strategies

  • Goal setting
  • Empathy
  • GROW

Mentoring tactics

 Mentoring skills

  • Active listening
  • Feedback
  • Questioning techniques
  • Giving information
  • Confronting
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Planning

Motivating the mentee

  • Definition of motivation
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs
  • What are motivators to learning?
  • How do we motivate?
  • Self-motivation
  • De-motivators

Developing mentee self-confidence and creating positive behaviour

  • Understanding, developing and maintaining self-confidence?
  • What is self-talk?
  • Using self-talk for changing bad habits, for focusing, for changing moods, for controlling effort
  • Techniques for controlling self-talk

Mental rehearsal and imagery training for mentees

  • How to beat feeling self-conscious
  • What is the purpose of guided imagery?
  • Using guided imagery with a mentee

Getting mentees to adhere to a mentoring programme

  • Forming a contract between mentor and mentee
  • Confirming the mentee's plan
  • Encouraging self-management of learning
  • Assisting in the evaluation of success
  • Using a learning log

What's in it for the mentor?

Self assessment and action planning

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