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SSSC 2-day Mentoring Training

By Paul Cummings, 13-Aug-2012

This programme was tailor made and designed to best meet the SSSC's goals of developing leadership within the organisation.  the main programme elements were:

  • Understanding the difference between mentoring, coaching, supervision & counselling
  • The role of mentors in developing leadership potential
  • The mentoring process
  • Core skills of mentoring
  • Contracting
  • Co-creating the relationship
  • Direct communication
  • Active (deep) listening
  • Powerful questioning
  • Raising awareness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Action planning & goal setting
  • Skills to practice
  • Ethics 
  • Individual mentor development plans

The training was experiential and built on the existing skills of participants to support self-discovery and develop their learning about the process and skills of mentoring.  We received very positive feedback from participants who found the event informative, enagaging and professionally delivered by our trainers Chris Partridge and Paul Cummings.