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Outline

This outline represents a sample of the standard sessions offered in our Mentor-Protégé program. Our program can also be customized and brought onsite to meet your training needs.

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  Session 1: Building a Successful Mentoring Partnership
  Mentoring Series PPT Content
  Communication PPT Content
  Communication Non-Verbal PPT Content
  Communication Workbook

In today’s session we will:

  • Learn how to build a successful, trusting, and rewarding mentoring partnership.
  • Demonstrate the necessity of trust in the mentoring partnership.
  • Define the rules for effective and successful mentoring.
  • Define the criteria for becoming a mentor or protégé.
  • Discover protégé learning preferences.
  • Discover mentor mentoring preferences.

In-class exercise:

Blindfold/Trust.

Handout and In-class exercise:

PROTÉGÉ - Participating as a Mentor or Protégé – Protégé’s Module and Learning Preferences - discover your most effective learning preference and discuss with your mentor.

MENTOR - Participating as a Mentor or Protégé – Mentor’s Modules and Learning Preferences - discover your mentoring preference and discuss with your protégé.

HOMEWORK: Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Repeat trust exercise with mentor leading protégé and protégé leading mentor. Principles of Adult Mentoring Inventory. Take mentoring inventory and review results with protégé. One informal meeting between mentor and protégé. Prepare to discuss what you expect to gain from the partnership. What do you expect from yourself as a mentor or protégé and what do you expect from each other?

Related ReadySetPresent Products:

  • Mentoring Orientation PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Communication PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Communication Non-Verbal PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Communication WorkBook

 Session 2: Setting Goals and Objectives.
  Goal Setting PPT Content
  Communication Workbook

In today’s session we will:

  • Demonstrate the need to establish goal areas.
  • Establish and correctly write work-related goals and objectives.
  • Discuss the mentor’s roles when advising the protégé.

Handout:

Elements of a learning plan. Discuss the elements of a learning plan. Encourage protégés to complete a learning plan before meeting to establish goals. The objective of the learning plan is to give the mentor a detailed profile of the protégé. This will help the mentor develop an accurate and direct course to he achievement of stated goals.

HOMEWORK: Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Meeting between mentor and protégé to discuss the learning plan and set goals and objectives. Complete a mentoring agreement.

Related ReadySetPresent Products:

  • Goal Setting PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Goal Setting WorkBook

 Session 3: Reviewing Goals and Objectives.

In today’s session we will:

  • Encourage setting goals for excellent performance.
  • Review Goals and Objectives.
  • Discuss the abilities and resources required to achieve goals.
  • Propose ideas and clarify approaches to attain career, training, and educational objectives.
  • Discuss emotional intelligence in the mentoring relationship.

In-class exercise:

Peak Performance:

  • Review goals and objectives with peers – make suggestions, comments and formalize.
  • Review goals and objectives with your mentor or protégé - make suggestions, comments, formalize, and agree.
  • Review goals and objectives with mentors/protégés and managers (if he/she is not the mentor already).
  • Revise goals and objectives – per comments.

HOMEWORK: Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Meeting between mentor and protégé to discuss revised goals and objectives.


 Session 4: Establishing Timelines for Goals.
  Coaching PPT Content
  Communication Workbook

In today’s session we will:

  • Discuss the importance of establishing a contract and timeline for the achievement of goals.
  • Sharpen communication techniques and skills.
  • Learn techniques for building a team.
  • Sharpen your team’s goal setting, motivation and performance.
  • Recognize and understand the power of communication.
  • Recognize and understand the power of listening.

In-class exercise:

Lego Exercise.

HOMEWORK: Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Meet to discuss and establish contract and timelines between protégé, mentor and manager - if manager is not the mentor.

Related ReadySetPresent Products:

  • Coaching PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Coaching Workbook

 Session 5: Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback and Accepting Criticism.
  Motivation PPT Content
  Constructive Feedback PPT Content
  Conflict PPT Content
  Motivation Workbook

In today’s session we will:

  • Explain the elements needed for constructive criticism.
  • Describe the components that make up the structure of constructive feedback.
  • Learn how to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Discuss the role of the mentor as a communicator and listener.
  • Learn how to secure the benefits of constructive criticism.

In-class exercise:

Role Reversal.

HOMEWORK: Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Meet to discuss progress of goals toward timeline.

Related ReadySetPresent Products:

  • Motivation PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Constructive Feedback PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Conflict PowerPoint Presentation Content
  • Motivation Workbook

 


 Session 6: Evaluating the Mentoring/Train Your Replacement Program.

In today’s session we will:

  • Review the definition of mentoring.
  • Evaluate the mentor/train your replacement program.
  • Discuss further responsibilities of the mentor/protégé.

In-class exercise:

Fishbowl.

Handout:

Complete program evaluation form to obtain feedback on the program.

Mentor/Protégé responsibilities:

Continue progress of goals and objectives toward timeline. As the official mentoring relationship comes to a close, mentor and protégé should review and reflect on what the protégé has achieved – and still plans to achieve on his/her own.