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On the Shoulders of Giants

The best way an organization can attract, retain and engage talents, groom leaders, enhance skills, create new management and integrate organizational culture is by growing a generation of employees who can effectively adapt, continuously learn, think outside the box and confidently lead. This can be achieved through MENTORING.

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₦50,000

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Any organization poised for greatness or an organization that wants to move from being good to being great needs to adopt mentoring as a means of achieving their aim.

The best way an organization can attract, retain and engage talents, groom leaders, enhance skills,create new management and integrate organizational culture is by growing a generation of employees who can effectively adapt, continuously learn, think outside the box and confidently lead. This can be achieved through MENTORING.

Many have accused millennials as having a low stick up threshold, being lazy, difficult to understand and given them names such as job hoppers, professional mantis etc

As the years go by the millennials become our growing workforce and take up positions as managers. An organization that is not prepared to mentor her millennials loose them to those who will and will find it difficult to thrive.

On the shoulders of giants is an audio recording that would help your organization run a successful mentoring program that will benefit your employees, the management of the organization as well as the organization.

This course has been divided into three categories. This is to separately cater for the Mentees, the Mentors and the Organization.

Course content

Category 1: How to attract the right mentor

In order to swim the tides of the workforce without been torn and arrive at your desired destination, a new recruit needs a good mentor to help them make the right decisions, take the right direction to get to their goal.

— Who is a mentee?
— The role of the mentee
— The attitude of the mentee
— Benefits of being a mentee
- Picking the right fit mentor; what to look out for
- Preparing for your mentoring meeting
- Orientation program for mentees
- Nurturing the mentee-mentor relationship

Category 2: The right fit mentor

Mentoring is not coaching nor is it just teaching. It is an empowering ‘Relationship’ between two or more people where knowledge, guidance and support is passed from an expert or a more experience person to a less experienced person in that field of knowledge.

Mentoring requires time commitment which is a resource many are not willing to part with.

In this training, we will inspire the minds of the participants to desire to mentor others as well as develop themselves to do so.

- What is mentoring?
- Who is a mentor?
- Why many experts don’t mentor; what makes mentoring difficult.
- Importance of Mentors
- Before the mentoring program starts
- Mentoring tools
- Questions the mentor can ask him or herself
- Questions mentors should ask mentees
- Establishing the mentoring goals
- Questions to ask after each mentoring session
- The four main things to practise as a mentor
- Reflecting on your role as a mentor
- Closing your mentoring program

Category 3: Setting up the mentoring program

An organization that only gives back to its employees with a paycheck has failed their human capital, failed their human resources, failed their intelligence and failed their performance and productivity.

The success of any mentoring program greatly lies on the purpose of the mentoring program.

What is considered as a successful mentoring program to one may be different to another program.

Hence to set up a successful mentoring program, the purpose or vision must be ascertained. It is with this purpose in mind a mentoring program is developed. This course will help you set up an effective mentoring program that will achieve its purpose.

- The history of mentoring
- Types and forms of corporate mentoring
- The WHY for corporate mentoring
- Why mentoring programs don't work; the deficit model.
- Benefits of corporate mentoring
- How to design your mentoring program; steps on running a successful mentoring program
- The mentoring cycle
- Defining the roles and training the Mentors
- The most essential spice in mentoring
- Establishing of policies and procedures
- Setting up the Mentoring advisory board
- The mentoring questionnaire
- Things to consider before matching
- Program evaluation and closure