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engage mentoring course library

This series of short courses is designed to further develop your mentoring and leadership skills.

When you complete the Orientation and all five courses, you will earn a certificate and the Engage Mentoring Certified Mentor badge to display on LinkedIn. 

In order to get credit for the courses, be sure to click MARK COURSE COMPLETE after taking the course and answer the series of questions. If you have any questions about the program or you experience technical difficulties, please contact support@engagementoring.com.

start here: orientation

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In this course, you will:

  • Gain an overview of this leadership development program
  • Learn tips for getting the most value from this program
  • Review a software demo to learn to use this program to its fullest

WORKSHOP 1: Skill Building for Mentors

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In this foundational course, you will learn what it means to be a mentor in the Engage Mentoring program.

Topics include:

  • Definition of mentoring
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Defining your expertise
  • Framework for successful relationships
  • Tips for mentors
  • Common mentoring pitfalls

WORKSHOP 2: Developing Your Mentoring Strategy

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This is the foundational course for being a mentee in the Engage Mentoring program.

In this course you will learn about:

  • Creating a mentoring strategy
  • Aligning goals with mentoring topics
  • Building a “personal board of directors”
  • Preparing for mentoring sessions
  • Tips for mentees

WORKSHOP 3: Learning to lead Through Mentoring

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This course is based on the book Learning to Lead Through Mentoring: 8 Mentoring Lessons to Help You Pursue Meaningful Mentoring Relationships by Alison Martin. Alison is the Founder and CEO of Engage Mentoring.

In this course, you will:

  • Review 8 mentoring lessons to help you pursue meaningful mentoring relationships
  • Answer reflection questions related to each lesson
    • You will likely need about 30 minutes to complete the reflection questions.

WORKSHOP 4: Propelling Your Career with Mentors and Sponsors

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This course builds on concepts from Developing Your Mentoring Strategy. You will be encouraged to consider ways to manage your current relationships and cultivate new relationships with others who can help you grow and become a better leader.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Be intentional when cultivating relationships to propel your career
  • Find and cultivate relationships both inside and outside of this program
  • Dispel some mentoring myths
  • Avoid common mentoring pitfalls

WORKSHOP 5: Networking with Intention

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Developing relationships through networking is important throughout your career.

In this course, you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of why networking is important
  • Set goals for what you want your networking to accomplish
  • Understand how to leverage strategic networking
  • Understand how to leverage social media for networking
  • Solidify an effective introduction that is compelling