Effective Mentoring

This valuable one-day workshop introduces the core skills and attitudes needed by managers to help their staff grow and achieve their full potential.

You will explore the structures needed to build an effective mentoring relationship as well as the issues that can arise during the process. You will also practice key mentoring discussions through role plays, case studies and simulations.

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and team leaders.


  • Use mentoring tools to enhance team performance
  • Recognise mentoring boundaries and pitfalls
  • Be better able to develop others through the mentoring cycle

Course Outline

Preparing for the Role of Mentor

  • Your role model
  • What is mentoring?
  • What mentors do
  • Benefits of mentoring

First Meeting

  • Tips for the first meeting
  • Your mentee’s background
  • Establishing rapport
  • First meeting topics
  • The mentoring contract
  • Role play

Moving Forward

  • Dealing with issues
  • Keeping up momentum
  • Mentoring techniques
  • Barriers to successful mentoring

Course Information

Public Training Dates 2018
February 15 April 4 June 1
August 15 October 10 December 12

Length: 1 day

Venue: Professional Development Centre, Toa Payoh

Maximum group size: 16

Course Fees: $636.65 (including GST)