Fostering Mentoring Relationships

  • 7 videos | 19m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification PMI PDU
Mentor relationships are key to enabling success in both your personal and professional lives. An effective coach can not only teach you vital work and life skills, but can also build up your resilience and self-confidence. This course covers the benefits of mentoring programs for employees, mentors, and the organization as a whole and explores the differences between mentoring and coaching relationships. It also details what makes a mentoring program successful, considering the various mentoring models and approaches and how each contributes to making a mentoring program a good experience for all involved.


  • Identify the benefits of workplace mentoring for mentees, mentors, and organizations
    Distinguish between examples of coaching and mentoring relationships
    Identify what makes mentoring programs successful
  • Distinguish between the four types of mentoring
    Recognize the advantages of formal mentoring relationships
    Identify benefits of informal mentoring relationships


  • 40s
    In this course, you will learn the benefits of mentoring programs for employees, mentors, and the organization as a whole. You will also discover the differences between mentoring and coaching relationships. You will also discover what makes a mentoring program successful. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 8s
    In the business world, mentoring is typically a relationship where an experienced employee, the mentor, provides guidance and advice to a less experienced colleague, the mentee. A well-designed mentoring program helps the mentee gain knowledge and expertise within a trusting and supportive environment. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Mentoring and Coaching
    3m 25s
    Coaching and mentoring have many of the same objectives – assess and develop how individuals work, solve problems, overcome obstacles, and implement change. In both cases, relationships are cultivated over time and focused around goals and objectives. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Successful Mentoring Programs
    3m 9s
    A successful mentoring program allows experienced members of your team to share the knowledge and skills they've gained over their careers with younger team members. In this video, you will learn the characteristics of an effective mentoring program. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Types of Mentoring
    3m 14s
    Mentoring is a unique relationship in the lives of both people involved. It is a meeting of the minds. The individual style, personality, and goals of the mentor and mentee come together in a partnership that, hopefully, cultivates the best of both. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Formal Mentoring Relationships
    3m 3s
    In the Middle Ages, highly-skilled craftspeople would take on an apprentice. The youngster would learn not only technical skills, but also the social and political aspects of the profession. Today, many businesses encourage mentoring relationships – anything from informal, spontaneous pairings to highly structured formal relationships. In this video, you will learn about the benefits of formal mentoring programs. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Informal Mentoring Relationships
    3m 21s
    In this video, you will learn about the common structures for informal mentoring relationships. You will also discover how to create a program that best serves your employees and the organization. FREE ACCESS


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