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This workshop introduces the core mentoring 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.

This workshop is for you if …

You would like to become a mentor to other staff in your organisation.


After taking this workshop you should be able to:

  • use the skill of mentoring to enhance team performance
  • recognise mentoring boundaries and pitfalls
  • be better able to develop others through the mentoring cycle.

Workshop outline

Mentoring fundamentals

  • What is mentoring?
  • Your role model and their qualities
  • Exploring the benefits of mentoring

Understanding your mentee

  • Who will you mentor?
  • Your mentee’s background
  • Establishing rapport 

The first meeting

  • Tips for the first meeting
  • First meeting topics
  • Developing the mentoring contract
  • Mentoring role play

Moving forward

  • Dealing with issues
  • Keeping up momentum
  • Five mentoring techniques
  • Overcoming barriers to successful mentoring

Why choose us?

Find out why you should choose us and how we deliver our workshops face-to-face or online

Full-day workshop schedule

Face-to-face Public training dates 2022/2023
11 May  19 October 2022 18 January 2023
8 March