The Skill Of Mentoring

Mentoring is one of the rising stars in the field of L&D. Done properly, Mentoring is a powerful approach to managing talented individuals, building strong careers and developing a pool of talent linked to succession planning and organisational sustainability.

About this course:

Mentoring is shrouded with misunderstanding and is often carried out incorrectly, which can at best be a pointless waste of time, at worst, disastrous!

This two-day programme will immerse learners in the latest thinking and approaches in Mentoring, covering theory and practice, with emphasis on practical application.

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Duration: 2 Days
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Face to face

This course covers:

  • What Mentoring is and how it differs from Coaching, although involving coaching approaches and techniques
  • The business case for introducing formal Mentoring in your organisation – how to gain ‘buy-in’
  • How to manage a mentoring relationship with a person being mentored, including the essentials for ensuring success – the mentoring contract
  • Mentoring techniques and approaches – how to manage the mentoring conversation
  • How to ensure the mentor/subordinate programme of conversations achieves the required outcomes linked to individual and organisational need

What our students say...

Martin was very dedicated to ensuring all delegates had a good understanding of all the material/learning. He was highly engaging and provided interesting case studies from his own experience and learning. Martin is culturally sensitive and considerate.

Ahman Singh

It has been a fantastic week for all of our Leaders. The unique thing we have seen is the combination of the theoretical and practical side were aligned perfectly with great satisfaction from the participants.

Hussam Alghamdi

Overall it was excellent and everything was perfect. The trainers are knowledgeable, excellent and supportive to clarify all concepts.

Zohaib Ahmad

Oakwood was excellent in explaining concepts and was very clear and to the point. He could transfer knowledge easily and also supported this knowledge by using examples. Many thanks to him.

Cohort HRM7OM

The trainers are very experienced and it was a very dynamic experience, with two-way communication and everyone was paying the full attention and the participation was extremely high compared to the other training courses I have attended.

Abdullah Al Eisa

I would definitely recommend Oakwood International to others who are interested in studying for their CIPD. The Support Team are amazing and the most helpful staff.

Md Hassan

My CIPD Level 5 qualification has given me a critical insight into strategic HR and equipped me to discuss matters that have a direct impact on employees across the business. Oakwood’s programme materials are extensive and I received valuable support to complete my assignments.

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I really enjoyed the course and have been impressed with the level of influence my achievement has given me. I have been able to contribute to key meetings with clear and relevant research which has given me confidence and credibility.’


The team is very supportive and reply to emails very quickly. They answered all of my online questions with regard to the assignments. Please pass on my thanks.

Halfa Abdul

Scott is one of the best trainers I have personally met from Oakwood. He is confident, knowledgeable and very engaging.

Cohort HRM7OM

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