4 Things You Need To Remember Before Launching a B- School Mentoring Program

Origin Learning

What is a mentoring program? A mentoring program is a systematic framework which provides for career counseling of individuals. A B-school mentoring program is one which aims to facilitate such a setup for fresh B-school graduates. How to design a good B-school mentoring program?

Why is a Mentoring Culture Important?

Origin Learning

Having a good mentoring culture is an extension of that. A good mentoring culture adds life to these programs. Now, what does it take to have a good mentoring culture? These mentoring programs must be strategically linked to the organization’s business goals.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Three: Implementation

Your Training Edge

Your coaching or mentoring program is now well designed. What can coaches, mentors, and proteges gain from taking the time to become a part of the program? The marketing may get the attention of prospective coaches and mentors, and even participants.

How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

Pract.us

Strong mentoring relationships benefit mentor and mentee alike. Mentoring others is good for your career. A 2013 study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior found that mentors enjoy greater job satisfaction and career success than non-mentors.

Black Belt Mentors

CLO Magazine

Government Accountability Office decided to develop a mentoring program in 2016, organizational leaders knew they wanted to integrate it seamlessly into their learning environment. Randy Emelo is author of the book “Modern Mentoring” and chief strategist at River, a mentoring software company.

7 Signs to Understand Who a Perfect Mentor Is

Your Training Edge

Although there is a big variety of ways to train your employees, many companies rely on collaborating with mentors as it’s an actionable way to help your coworkers learn something new without the educational process. So, let’s find out who a perfect mentor is.

Mentoring Matters, Especially for Women and Minorities

CLO Magazine

One way to increase diversity in leadership roles is to improve mentoring opportunities for women and minorities. The study’s co-author, Mark Livingston, said organizations with mentoring programs are viewed as more attractive places to work and retain employees at a higher rate. “I’m

Find the Right Mentor

CLO Magazine

Ours is truly a cross-generational mentoring relationship. This fall HarperCollins will publish our new book, “One Minute Mentoring.”. Mentoring has become a hot topic in recent years, and it’s one that’s always been close to my heart. Many don’t know how to find a mentor.

7-Steps to Creating a Coaching and Mentoring Program Four: Measurement

Your Training Edge

You’ve spent time and effort on creating and designing your mentoring or coaching program. As we will discuss in the future, your ultimate goal with a coaching or mentoring program is to make it a permanent part of the organization’s culture.

Creating a Mentoring Culture: A Conversation with Author Lois Zachary

Chronus 

Lois Zachary is an internationally recognized expert in the field of mentoring. Having authored several books, including Creating a Mentoring Culture: An Organization’s Guide , Zachary has spent her career honing best practices for mentors and mentees and providing organizations tried and true strategies for deploying impactful mentoring programs. Q: What is the value of mentoring to an organization? Mentoring drives recruitment of future talent.

Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Of the nine learning methods examined by the study, instructor-led training, short-clip video, and coaching and mentoring were the top three learning approaches cited by respondents overall. Create reverse mentoring opportunities. What’s one thing you can count on these days?

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

Will you be my mentor?” ” “Will you be my mentor? ” Maria left the coffee shop feeling a bit deflated and surprised that Jack didn’t agree to be her mentor. Requests for Mentors. I just can’t do that kind of mentoring.

Think You’re Cut Out to Be a Mentor? Take This Quiz.

Pract.us

Interested in mentoring? Steve Jobs, Sheryl Sandberg, Warren Buffet, Colin Powell, and dozens of other successful business leaders have had mentors help them hurdle challenges and knock out their goals. You may have benefited from having a mentor yourself.

Flash Mentoring: One-Time Learning for Self-Driven Development

Chronus 

With flash mentoring, participants can turn to mentors in order to learn a skill or topic of their choosing in a short amount of time. What is Flash Mentoring? Flash mentoring is one-time or short-term mentoring. Instead of a relationship that lasts months, flash mentoring is centered around tactical one-time meetings that provide knowledge or skills when participants need them. What are the Benefits of Flash Mentoring? Who Can Use Flash Mentoring?

Mentoring: More Than Just a Match 

CLO Magazine

Leading a mentoring program means more than just matching people and calling it a day. That single task barely scratches the surface of what it takes to effectively run a mentoring program. Labin said administrators act as the gardener for the mentoring garden in an organization.

7-Steps to Creating a Mentor / Coaching Program – Step One: What Are Your Goals?

Your Training Edge

One way to maximize the budget, train and mentor people on the job, and to create leadership is through the implementation of a coaching or mentor program. But before taking that step, it’s a good idea to understand the subtle differences between coaching and mentoring. A mentoring relationship focuses on the person being mentored, as well as his or her career and goals.

Mentoring Program Success Story: Extensis Group’s Career Mentoring Program

Chronus 

Mentoring programs provide numerous benefits to both employees and employers. For Extensis Group , a regional professional employer organization headquartered in the NYC area, establishing a growing career mentoring program has helped them to transfer knowledge across the organization, and share company insights across departments and teams in order to create a more unified and engaged workforce. Q: Why did Extensis start a mentoring program? Q: What benefits did mentors see?

Personalized Learning for Employees

LearnDash

It is because of this that course developers have gone through great lengths to create a more personal learning experience. Elearning has come a long way since its early days.

Establish Business Mentoring Programs in the Workplace in 5 Easy Steps

Enyota Learning

Business mentoring programs have a major role to play in running a business successfully. Mentors have the ability to boost learning processes by sharing their personal experiences, insights, and learning with other employees. Why do you need a business mentor?

Stealth mentoring

Clark Quinn

I was looking for any previous post I’d made about stealth mentoring, so I could refer to it in a post I was writing, and I couldn’t find it. In a more informal sense, if you had a leader who shared discussions of their thinking with you, you’d consider that mentoring. If they’re blogging and tweeting, or otherwise leaving tracks of their thinking, they can be mentoring you and not even know it.

Story-Based Coaching and Mentoring Course

Experiencing eLearning

In this example, the audience is new managers who don’t have much experience with coaching and mentoring. Even with a really good voice over person, it’s tiring to listen to the same voice for long stretches; this method breaks it up so you always alternate between the voices.

Need Help Developing Soft Skills? Get a Mentor

CLO Magazine

Mentoring can help. At its core, mentoring is about people coming together and learning from one another. People can practice those skills during mentoring, even if the main focus of the relationship is not centered on the soft skill itself.

The Impact of Mentoring: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Chronus 

They’re not ready for internships, ready for mentors, ready to go outside in the world. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound wanted to expand their already established youth mentoring program into the high school space in order to help more at-risk students graduate from high school, go to college, and become positive members of today’s competitive and growing workforce. This program is meant to help students navigate the challenges of high school, both academic and personal.

Smartphones, Batman and Virtual Mentors

Kapp Notes

Answer: One application is that smartphones enable the concept of a Virtual Mentor to be employed to assist in a variety of settings. A virtual mentor is a live person who provides assistance to one or more individuals who are “on the ground” at a customer site working on a problem.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. First, we must look at the focus or concentration – what is the specific focus of the person? Second, we should look at the type of agenda or role the person has. Fourth, how does the person garner influence? Fifth, what is the expected return for the services of the person? Mentors vary slightly from the coach.

How many types of mentoring are there?

Matrix

Mentoring is a big thing in today’s business world but very few people know where and how it all started. Mentor is actually a Greek mythical character. Mentor helped raise Odysseus’ son, Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting the Trojan War. Types of mentoring.

Mentoring Results

Clark Quinn

If they’re not producing good output, they either need to develop the person or replace them, which indirectly affects the product. However, this isn’t new for mentors as well: they want their charges to do well, but the most they can do is influence the performer to the best of their ability. As a component, learners need to develop their PKM/PLN (personal knowledge management, personal learning network).

Mentorship Program: Help Employees Find their Mentor

Growth Engineering

Business leaders everywhere (including me) love mentors! Join me to find out why, and discover how to create a mentorship program straight out of personal development heaven! Will you be my mentor?’ So, in other words, mentors unleash our inner superheroes!

Discovering 3 new faces of mentoring

Matrix

Mentoring is definitely not a recent concept. The benefits of having good mentoring programs within the organization are great. The new faces of mentoring. Group mentoring. It’s not that they don’t value the expertise of one exceptional person but they need to share it.

Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?

eFront

We live in a world where everything personalized sells. It seems that almost all facets of human life are getting more and more personalized. Even education is being revolutionized through personalized learning! What is personalized learning? On A Personal Note.

Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture. Informal mentoring is based on your network and who you already know.

Using a Mobile-supported, Personalized & Video-based LMS to Train the Direct Selling Employees

G-Cube

Personalized mobile apps. Short video nuggets can be easily integrated into mentoring, social learning and performance support applications across mobile learning platforms. Personalized user experience.

Why More Companies Are Turning to Mentoring Circles to Elevate Women

Chronus 

This is precisely the reason why mentoring circles, a modern form of group mentoring, is on the rise, quickly gaining popularity in organizations looking to tackle gender diversity head on. Why Mentoring Circles? Circle members (ideally between five and eight people) choose a topic—whether it be personal or professional—for group discussion. This modern form of mentoring imparts a feeling of inclusivity that can help employees feel more connected and engaged.

Mentoring on the move

Learning with e's

Along with my Faculty of Education colleague Wendy Lambert-Heggs , I was successful almost 3 years ago in securing £3,000 from the Peninsula Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training to develop and evaluate a new method of professional distance mentoring.

How to Help Employees Tell Their Stories and Create a Personal Brand

CLO Magazine

CLOs can help empower employees by helping them find what they have to offer, what they want and how to ask for it, and in turn, they can help employees identify and market their personal brand. A person’s ability to market their talents, accomplishments and value within an organization and externally is a key part of enhancing their brand. Can you define your personal brand? Is your personal brand reflected in your storytelling?

Mentoring in Today’s Workplace: Another Layer of Training

ReadyTech

“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.”. Mentoring—when an experienced individual assists and guides a less-experienced individual—can greatly enhance one’s professional and personal growth. While training tends to focus on formal learning with well-defined learning objectives, mentoring is more of an informal relationship. Mentoring in today’s workplace.

Why the Modern Workforce Won’t Stop Craving Mentoring

Chronus 

In 2017, engagement will take center stage as the workforce asks for better employee development, benefits, and mentoring. They expect to conduct their professional lives in the same manner as their personal lives, receiving instant feedback rather than waiting for an annual performance review. The growing methods in mentoring accessibility and program formats provide immediate options for improved talent development. Modern Mentoring for the Modern Workplace.

Mentoring Without Barriers

CLO Magazine

Traditional mentoring was one older expert grooming a younger one for a specific role. Today’s version is more of a collaboration and learning strategy that can help people gain skills and information they need in real time to do their jobs better Whether it’s called modern, social, online or e-mentoring, mentoring as practiced in companies today is not the same as what was used a generation ago. People meet online, in groups and possibly never in person.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

We live in a world where there is simply too much to learn – whether in a history class or a management training program, it has become nearly impossible for a person to absorb all there is to know. A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.) Content literally moves from the person’s head, where it can become lost or muddled, to the network, where it is always available.

The 5 Critical Steps To Establishing Business Mentoring Programs In The Workplace

TalentLMS

Business mentoring programs are one of the keys to running a successful business. For promising employees, getting involved in mentoring programs can do nothing but wonders. What is a business mentor? A business mentor is a more experienced, and usually a more senior, colleague.