Mentoring Training

Session Overview

To explore the concept of mentoring in the workplace, the benefits and the issues, the practicalities of implementation and the realities of managing such a programme. The workshop also examines the competencies required to be both a mentor and a mentee and how to get the most out of a mentoring relationship.

What’s Covered?

The What and Why of Mentoring

  • A look at definitions and articulate the differences between coaching, guiding, counselling etc.

  • Explore how mentoring concepts have developed

  • Explore the dynamics of mentoring relationships.

Pros and Cons of Mentoring Programmes

  • Explore the pros and cons of a mentoring programme for the mentee, mentor, line manager, colleagues and the organisation.

  • Establishing the contract between parties

Making it Work

  • Expectation management

  • Competencies required to be an effective mentor and mentee

  • Selection and matching

  • Effective mentor meetings

  • How to get the most out of a mentoring relationship.

  • ​Policy and process development

  • Mentor matching

  • Technology, time & budget commitments

  • Measurability and evaluation

  • Planning and next steps​


Session Benefits


  • Delegates will understand how mentoring could help them in their working life.

  • Delegates will have the confidence to develop effective mentoring relationships and hold successful mentoring meetings.


Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals.

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email