The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 9, 2012
When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories.