One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination.
John C. Maxwell, Author, and speaker on leadership
A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.
Motivational speaker, coach, author
The Mentoring Relationship
The mentoring relationship is not a modern fad. Historically, individuals learned through older members who passed their knowledge and insight whilst in the
workplace. Patiently, the mentor provided the time and energy to serve as the teacher and overseer of the mentee.
Modern mentorship programs transfer business knowledge and skills. Employees engage with each other and a pipeline of future leaders who understand the skills
and attitudes required to succeed within the company are developed.
Organisational mentoring culture is a valuable human resource tool for workforce planning and development, for spreading knowledge and best practices throughout
Mentoring and development training online courses
Mentoring and development supports you in your professional practice by facilitating self-learning. In addition, it develops higher-level knowledge and skills to unlock your potential for improved work performance. The process is both supportive and challenging as you journey towards an enhanced self.
Career Coaching and Training supports your career development. Mentoring is about building a relationship between the mentor and the mentee over time through communication and mutual understanding.
The online mentoring and development modules will support you to attain your career goals by overcoming barriers. Plus you will have effective strategies that you can use in daily life.
Accredited Professional Development (PD) training with the NSW Education Standards Authority
NOTE: Modules can be done separately
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- Support for the Mentee as they discuss relevant issues and challenges to gain insight into new ideas and ways of thinking
- Develop strengths and overcome weakness, develop new skills and knowledge to attain career goals
- Provide guidance on personal and professional development and career advancement
- Increase self-confidence and improve work performance through valuable feedback or suggestions
- Enhance self-awareness which facilitates self-learning, professionalism and high-level performance
- Empower the Mentee to develop and take better control of his or her career
MENTORING & DEVELOPMENT
The goal of mentoring is to assist you the mentee to improve yourself through skill and professional development to advance your career. Therefore to be effective mentoring needs to focus on your needs.
Your Life Purpose and Your Career
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. Ralph Waldo Emerson
How do we know our life purpose? How do we find a fulfilling career that aligns with that purpose? These are life’s large questions.
As experienced workers leave their jobs they take with them their valuable knowledge and skills. Skills that they have built up over a lifetime of employment and unfortunately a gap will occur in the workforce. To your detriment, this will have a profound bearing on your workforce. Because with fewer working people with the necessary skills, then the continuity of your organisational wisdom and competence is threatened.
Feedback is a gift to let your staff know what they are doing well, and where they can improve. Above all, when a person deserves constructive feedback and you remain silent, a mistake will be repeated.
Read more… Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions
Training and mentoring are used as a professional and personal development tool. The main difference between training and mentoring is the nature of the relationship between the parties, and the approach of each. Training is used to impart knowledge and skills via a set program. However, mentoring is both supportive and developmental. The mentee brings their thoughts, challenges and questions to obtain guidance from the mentor and subsequently for them to reach their goals.
Read more… Mentoring & Training -what is the difference
Mentoring in the workplace in 2020
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Thank you for being such an engaging, dedicated and caring teacher. You made our weekly studies fun and informative, and I learnt so much. All the best and hope to cross paths again
Leah you are an awesome facilitator and a fabulous educator. I feel we all progressed so much over the 12 weeks, not only in knowledge but also in confidence. I wish all ACAP blended delivery classes could be conducted like this because you broke down the content for us and you were available to us to ask any questions we had about the content or our assessments.
Thoroughly enjoyed this unit Leah. Thank you
Health, Wellness and Fitness Professional (Student, School of Counselling, Australian College of Applied Psychology)
Just wanted to say thanks for all your efforts in creating a great class!
I enjoyed the topic and appreciated all your efforts – especially the workshop and essay feedback!
Life Coaching student
Thank you so much for teaching us. It has been an excellent experience for me and has increased my understanding ten-fold. You are an amazing teacher and I’ve always enjoyed your enthusiasm.
Thank you for the most amazingly wonderful introduction into the Bachelor of counselling. I enjoyed every class and reflected so in your units feedback.
As I mentioned to you in class, I was in awe of your knowledge.
INTG Health & Wellness, Professional Resilience, Career Counsellor, Psych/ Life Coach
I want to express my appreciation for your brilliant training. I am thrilled with the experience you provided and the level of practical work and theory. Thank you so much, you brought theories to life…All the training that you do has been deeply rewarding. I’ve grown in unexpected ways not just personally but professionally in each. Your enthusiasm is infectious and highly appreciated.
Class Teacher at Cape Byron Steiner School
Dear Leah, Firstly, thank you for this course which I found excellent and which exceeded all my visions of what it would be like.
Team Leader, Melbourne Real Estate Pty Ltd
Thank you so much for coming and training us in Conflict Resolution. The team got so much out of it, and still talk about tools they use.
Senior Pathway Advisor
Thanks Leah for having provided fantastic training. I did enjoy the course and learnt a lot.
I am interested in continuing my study in this direction so I will think about taking up further study in Graduate Diploma.
Thanks again for your patience and support throughout the duration of the course. I couldn’t have completed without your support and assistance.
Senior Lecturer & School of Counselling Academic Head
Leah, this is awesome, something to be really proud of. I am so glad you are here but more than that, that you are offering yourself and your expertise to the world. The world is clearly a better place for your presence. Thanks again for everything.
I would like to thank you for supporting me through your extensive supply of resources and experience in successfully completing the Foundations in Career Development Practice, CHCSS00005 Career Development Skills Set.
The facilitated delivery included a blend of monthly webinars, on-line resources and relevant workplace assignment tasks that have built my confidence to coach my clients toward achieving their desired goals.
Your feedback of my work was invaluable as it taught me to work smarter, more efficiently, providing me with more effective results and happier clients.
So, thank you very much for all your input over last 7 months!
Jack L. Harris
With Leah’s enthusiastic approach I was motivated to examine much more than the basic requirements of the course. Her depth of knowledge in this arena not only surprised me but empowered me to pursue all aspects of it to ensure I had a really good understanding of what it entailed. Leah had presented the course in a professional yet warm and personal way and which allowed her students to become closely acquainted with the subject. Her passion for helping others is highly evident and via this avenue she is able to encourage others to be the change they want to see in themselves and in the world around them.
Student, Foundations in Career Development Practice
I have been able to demonstrate many of the elements of the course immediately, and see the results in provoking the right conversations, as well as providing areas of focus that aid in alleviating tensions, and pointing toward solutions. Leah has pitched the course to comprehensively cover pertinent topics with her own flair, in a manner befitting high quality professional development. I would recommend it wherever applicable.
Hospitality and Retail
‘The courses are good. I enjoy studying online in my home. It is easier and preferable to going to university. Staff are supportive, assisting me to succeed.’
‘Leah is a wealth of information and useful in terms of teaching content. It has been vital to how we learn and apply the skills.’
“I’m blown away! This is fabulous! The Foundations unit I looked at has so many great educational principles built in and all using that digital world so well.”
An organisation can offer the online course to their staff, or as a face-to-face program that is tailored to your organisation’s needs and requirements.
Please contact us to discuss your training requirements.
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