LDSH 151 Mentoring
A mentor is someone who has expertise that will benefit another person. Successful mentoring programs encourage employee engagement, spread institutional wisdom and develop organizational performance. Mentored individuals typically are more committed to the organization, adapt more easily to organizational change and demonstrate accountability.
Participants in this program will be able to distinguish mentoring from other leadership and management tools, they will create successful learning partnerships that will empower performance through accountability. Participants will be provided a copy of the The Elements of Mentoring by W. Brad Johnson and Charles R. Ridley to support the course objectives.
Program objectives include, distinguishing mentoring from supervising, training, and managing, explain the phases of mentoring, support powerful goal setting, manage the mentoring relationship and use tools to increase creativity, problem solving and decision making.