Business Skills → Career Management

The Importance of a Mentor (CM004)

Have you ever thought how nice it would be to have someone at work looking out for you? Someone who gives you advice and guidance as well as a high five when you do a good job? Well, that’s exactly what a mentor is. It’s someone with experience who’s willing to share their wisdom and knowledge with you.

A mentor can help you advance in your career. To get the most out of the mentoring process, you need to know what you should look for in a mentor, what a mentor actually does, and the best way to find one. Having a mentor can boost your self-esteem and help you develop a variety of new and useful skills.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Understand the mentoring relationship and know what’s expected from the mentor and the mentee
• Know the traits to look for in a mentor and how to find one that’s right for you
• Appreciate the difference between mentoring and coaching
• Understand the huge benefits that mentoring brings to everyone involved

Why take this course?

This course is ideal for anyone who’s interested in finding out about the mentoring process. You’ll learn about the relationship between mentor and mentee, and what traits to expect in a great mentor. You’ll also recognize how mentoring is different from coaching, and identify the advantages of mentoring for both mentor and mentee.

10 mins | SCORM | Development Plan

  • The Importance of a Mentor
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed