Making the Most of Mentoring Programme (for Mentees)

Develop the knowledge and skills to get the best out of your mentor and the mentoring relationship

A successful mentoring relationship relies on both mentor and mentee to make it work. Mentees need to take ownership of their career development for mentoring to be successful. Our Making the Most of Mentoring Programme provides mentees with an understanding of mentoring. It gives them practical tools and techniques to develop their careers and drive the mentoring relationship.

What is the Making the Most of Mentoring Programme (for Mentees)

A practical interactive training programme for new mentees.


What are the benefits?

As a result of the programme, mentees will:

  1. Have the self-awareness they need to take ownership of their development
  2. Understand the importance of mentoring to their professional and career development
  3. Know what to expect from a mentoring relationship
  4. Have practical tools and techniques to help them prepare for mentoring discussions


What do we cover?

  • 5 Reasons You Need to Take Ownership of Your Career
  • Ambition – Getting to know the REAL you
  • Analysing what you will need to make progress
  • Identifying the key people you need to influence
  • Using mentors to support you
  • Mentee role and responsibilities
  • The mentoring relationship – key stages and the mentee’s role in helping it develop and progress
  • How to prepare for your mentoring conversations
  • Tips on getting the best from your mentor
  • Practice mentoring conversations. Become familiar with how to make the most of a mentor by practising conversations with each other
  • Your 3-day challenge. What can you do immediately to put these ideas into practice?


Who is it best for?

The Programme will benefit anyone who wishes to use mentoring as part of their professional development. That may be informally or as part of a formal mentoring programme.


How does it work?

The programme can be delivered as a one-day, in-person workshop, or online. Options include a blended online learning programme or a series of 90-minute live online sessions.

Online Learning Programmes

All our existing programmes are available for delivery virtually. Options include Live Online Learning, Supported or Blended Online Learning, Webinars and Self-guided Learning.

Find out more about Online Learning Programmes

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