How To Develop An Effective Mentoring Program
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Creating a structured mentoring program is a powerful way to support the personal growth and career development of employees.
Mentoring also enhances the stability and productivity of an organization through employee retention, succession planning, transfer of knowledge, and leadership development.
The problem is that many businesses believe that mentoring consists of just putting two people together - but this is not accurate. Without proper planning, mentoring programs are bound to fail.
This webinar demystifies workplace mentoring by focusing on specific tasks described in mentoring's Effective Practices. Addressed in chronological order, the tasks are: recruiting, screening, training, matching, monitoring and support, and providing closure. In addition to discussing these basic mentoring program tasks, the facilitators will discuss the training materials and documentation needed for successful mentoring efforts.
After this class, you will have a much better understanding of the steps needed to design and implement an effective workplace mentoring program.
Overview of Workplace Mentoring
What It Takes to Be an Effective Mentor
- History of Organized Mentoring Efforts
- Benefits of Workplace Mentoring
Developing an Effective Mentoring Program
- Mentors in Your Life
- Mentoring Dos and Don'ts
- Traits of Successful Mentors
- Research-Based Mentoring Strategies
- Mentoring Tools
About The Presenters
- Planning Mission, Vision and Program Structure
- Staffing Needs
- Recruiting Mentors and Mentees
- Training Program Participants
- Developing a Matching Plan
- Supporting and Monitoring Matches
- Mentor and Mentee Recognition
- Match Closure
- Match and Program Evaluation
Jerry Sherk, M.A.
Judy Strother Taylor
- Owner and president of Mentor Management Systems (MMS)
- Assisted career-based workplace, ex-offender, and youth mentoring programs for more than twenty years
- Provided consultation and trainings to hundreds of mentoring organizations across the U.S.
- Along with Judy Strother Taylor, also of MMS, previously worked with the U.S. Air Force to bring mentoring to three bases
- Wrote many publications in the field, including Best Practices for Mentoring Programs, and Designing and Implementing a Group Mentoring Program
- Masters in psychology with an emphasis in counseling
- Senior vice president of Mentor Management Systems
- With more than 40 years experience, her career has ranged from providing direct services to being a clinical analyst with the White House, Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention
- Co-directed a career-based mentoring program for federal employees for 15 years
- Directed mentoring technical assistance initiatives for other federal agencies including the Agency for International Development, Departments of Labor and Education, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Bureau of Prisons
- Special area of expertise is training and curriculum development
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