Mentoring Library

M3_7 Value of Mentoring Arrangement for Mentee

Lesson 7


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"Can you discuss the value of the mentoring arrangement for the mentee?"

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1. Watch the video

2. Identify 3-5 Key Learning Points from watching the video

3. Read the Notes and Additional Resources below - if available

4. Summarize your learning

5. Confirm you can answer the question with "Yes"

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Define challenge:

  • An objection or query as to the truth of something, often with an implicit demand for proof.
  • In the terms of a mentor arrangement this could include personal and professional
  • Part of the challenge may also be the relationship or lack thereof with the mentor

Identify competing workplace and industry demands of the mentee:

  • Time during work hours for the mentoring arrangement to grow
  • Constant change - people, process and tools
  • Culture of the organization - culture of the industry
  • Competitive demands

Identify ways to increase the value of the mentoring arrangement:

  • Mentee needs to allow their personal and professional growth to take place
  • Needs to be growth on the part of both parties
  • Recognize success
  • Career enhancement
  • Behavior Awareness

Discuss the value of the mentoring arrangement:

  • Personal Growth
  • Professional Growth
  • Learning and Development environment
  • Increased productivity
  • Higher engagement rate
  • Use of formal and informal mentoring tools
  • Leadership development
  • Succession development
  • Behavior Awareness

Summarize the value of the mentoring arrangement for the mentee:

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