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Train Managers to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

Equip leaders to build effective mentoring relationships.

  • Many organizations have introduced mentoring programs without clearly defining the need for and goal of the program.
  • Mentoring programs are often applied incorrectly to an issue in the organization because people do not know how valued it is.
  • The mentoring relationship is not always clearly defined, leaving room for easy to fix mistakes.

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Critical Insight

  • Mentoring is another learning method that needs to be outlined in steps to properly follow.
  • Align your mentoring goals with that of your mentee. A successful mentoring relationship needs to be developed from concrete and aligned goals.
  • Customize the mentoring program to best suit each employee. There are multiple options and formats for mentoring. Use a relationship dynamic that will provide a solid opportunity for success.

Impact and Result

  • Identify employee needs and create your mentoring relationship tailored to those needs.
  • Use the appropriate resources and learnings to ensure that your mentees are set up for success.
  • Evaluate and continuously improve the mentoring relationship to ensure it drives impact in the organization.

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  • Call 1: Support employees’ career and personal development with a customized mentoring program.


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