Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)

  • 19 Feb 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Microsoft, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane
  • 0


  • exc GST
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Our Mentoring Program is designed to provide maximum benefit to Mentees in a manageable time frame

Key features:   

  • short, sharp & intense (8 sessions over 12 weeks)
  • targeted mentor/mentee skills training to ensure consistent high quality experience & outcomes
  • exit with crystal clear direction & detailed specific plan to achieve goals
  • exit feeling highly focused & 100% committed

Energised, Confident, Prepared & Supported

Why do I need a Mentor?

Mounting evidence is clearly showing the positive impact of effective mentoring.  A comprehensive study in 2006 by Gartner of over 1,000 workers at Sun Microsystems over a 5 year period, revealed the following benefits of mentoring:
  • 25% of employees who enrolled in a mentoring program had a salary-grade change, while only 5% of workers who did not, had a change
  • Mentees were promoted 5 times more often than those not in a mentoring program
  • Mentees experience higher career satisfaction, career commitment, career mobility & positive job attitude
About the Trainer:

Sonya Trau is a Senior Business Leadership Coach with AltusQ & involved in design & delivery of numerous corporate mentoring programs nationally for over 4 yrs, including the first industry wide mentoring program in Australia.  She believes passionately in the power of effective mentoring skills & relationships both for individuals involved & organisations to which they belong.  She has spent much of the last 15yrs consulting, advising & coaching in corporates, NFPs & mid-sized businesses across numerous industries.  Sonya’s extensive practical business management experience in multinationals & Australian IT firms uniquely enables her to effectively translate the ‘soft stuff’ into practical, tangible outcomes for business & people in the business.

What will be covered in the workshop:
  • Understanding mentoring & how it differs from coaching, consulting, training, counseling & facilitation
  • Understanding key stages - what to focus on & when
  • Specific roles & responsibilities - managing expectations
  • Overcoming the status gap
  • Goals: awareness, analysis, clarifying & articulating
  • Process: how it works, who’s responsible for what
  • The Flow: before, during & between meetings
  • Developing & maintaining longevity of the relationship
  • Dealing with common challenges
  • Workbooks and tools to use throughout the program
After completion of the workshop you will be given access to a mentor for an 8 week period culminating in a Luncheon to regroup, network and hear of the successes.


Note: you cannot take part in the program unless you complete this workshop.

Numbers are limited so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!

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