Key Stakeholder
Strategy Session

Add value to the organisation by adopting a strategic matching strategy

Excellent facilitation; ego-free, gave autonomy when we needed it, assertive when we needed that too, and always engaging (in the traditional sense of the word).

David Hepburn – Head of Training & Development at RSPB

If mentoring is going to add value to the organisation, you must adopt a strategic matching strategy. You need to determine the business goals you are aiming to support and define the difference that mentoring can make. Then you can focus on a target group and their specific needs.

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Designing a Mentoring Programme with a purpose aligned to business strategy

What is the Matching Strategy Session?

A strategy session with key stakeholders and decision makers.

What are the benefits?

As a result of this session, key stakeholders in the programme will:

  1. Show their buy-in and commitment to the programme
  2. Design a programme with a clear purpose aligned to the business strategy.
  3. Be clear on the business case for mentoring
  4. Agree the specific outcomes you want to achieve and how you will measure results.

What do we cover?

  • Review of the organisation vision and business strategy
  • What are the drivers for the Mentoring Programme? What are we trying to achieve?
  • Future Perfect Activity – defining what success looks like
  • What are the signs of success? How will we measure results?
  • What is already in place that will help us achieve success?
  • What is our roadmap to get us from where we are to where we want to be?
  • Agreement over roles, responsibilities and next steps

Who is it best for?

The strategy session is best attended by key stakeholders who have an interest in the results of the mentoring programme. We recommend a group of 8 to 12 participants to ensure an engaging and lively discussion.

How does it work?

As preparation, participants will be asked to review company information and reflect on some key questions.

The duration of the strategy is half a day. We can deliver in person or online via technology.

We summarise the outcomes of the discussion into a report that can be used as the basis of a business case/matching strategy.

Programme Delivery Formats

We can deliver all our Programmes in-person or in a range of online formats.

Institute of Leadership Approved Programmes

All our Career Development and Mentoring Programmes have been awarded ‘Institute Approved’ status by the Institute of Leadership.

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Your journey starts with a confidential 30-minute informal Discovery Call to discuss your mentoring needs and priorities. View available times and book your 30-minute slot now.

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