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Mentoring Skills & Techniques



Personal Effectiveness.


Working Within a Team

About this course:

This is a short, practical, interactive workshop for you to explore the role of a mentor and practice the skills necessary to mentor successfully.

You will examine the skills, behaviours and values essential to become an effective mentor.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Describe the role of a mentor and how it differs from a coach or manager.

- Establish positive ways of working and create appropriate boundaries.

- Employ models of mentoring and coaching to create an effective relationship.

- Use the key skills of listening, questioning and evaluation.

Who should attend this course:

Suitable for first time mentors, or those with more experience who would like to refresh or enhance their skills and develop a unique mentoring style.


This course is presented by Rebecca Ledger from the People Development Team.

What previous participants have said about the course:

"There's so much more to getting this right than I thought" (Associate Professor, UEMS).

"I think this course should be mandated for anyone who wants to be a mentor.

Packed full of useful things- more please!" (Senior Manager, College-based Professional Services).

"This is really about life-skills not just mentoring.

Very enjoyable, covers a lot of ground."


- Mastering Mentoring: top tips - .

- Preparing for mentoring - .

- David Clutterbuck on mentoring - .

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
23/01/2019 Streatham: Old Library Training Room 3 (Professional Development Suite) 09:30 12:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 0
31/01/2019 Penryn: Peter Lanyon Building, Seminar 8 09:30 12:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 15
06/02/2019 Streatham: Forum, Seminar Room 08 13:30 16:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 6
26/02/2019 Streatham: Northcote House, Senate/Council Chamber 09:30 12:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 11
06/03/2019 St Luke's: EMS Building, Room F20 13:30 16:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 8
08/05/2019 Streatham: Forum, Seminar Room 04 09:30 12:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 19
11/07/2019 Streatham: Physics, Room 124 09:30 12:30 Free Rebecca Ledger 20

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