Coaching and mentoring are positive and proven approaches to personal development. They use one-to-one discussions to help individuals to improve their performance and achieve specific career and work-based aims.
Coaches and mentors use a similar approach and skills. Mentors are usually more experienced colleagues who use their greater knowledge to provide guidance and advice, while coaches do not tend to offer advice, and do not need to have had first-hand experience in a coachee’s line of work. Instead they use powerful questions and active listening to help coachees to shape their own solutions.
The course will demonstrate the value that using a coaching style and approach can bring to any conversation and to equip managers with the skills and confidence to use coaching skills in everyday situations.
Mentoring is a positive and proven approach for helping others to explore specific issues, goals and ambitions and support them to achieve their aims. The aim of this half day workshop is to equip individuals with the skills and confidence to provide effective mentoring to colleagues; it is a prerequisite for those wishing to be a part of the College's internal mentoring pool.
This workshop explores the impact of cultural differences in mentoring relationships.