Would a mentoring program give your employees the extra edge they need to succeed? In this course, you'll learn about the purposes, advantages, and procedures involved in developing a mentoring program. You'll examine the program coordinator's role and the guidelines that should be in place before the program begins. You'll learn about selecting and matching mentors and proteges and motivating their progress. Finally, you'll explore how to evaluate the program's effectiveness so it can be fine-tuned for even greater success.Learning Objectives
- Recognize the importance of designing a well-organized program.
- Select the effective approaches to setting purposes and goals for organizationwide mentoring programs.
- Select the examples of guidelines that should be established before a mentoring program begins.
- Identify the appropriate responsibilities of the program coordinator.
- Recognize the benefits of carefully selecting and matching mentors and proteges.
- Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate traits of potential members.
- Select traits that indicate a promising protege.
- Identify effective strategies for matching mentors with proteges.
- Recognize the importance of the coordinator's role in guiding the mentoring program.
- Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate expectations for mentors and proteges.
- Identify strategies used by a coordinator to establish and maintain momentum in a mentoring program.
- Choose activities that produce positive conclusions to mentoring relationships.
- Recognize the value of conducting a complete program evaluation.
- Select the steps necessary for planning and designing an effective program evaluation.
- Select the steps necessary for conducting an effective program evaluation.
- Select effective approaches for reporting evaluation results.
Managers, supervisors, team leaders