The purpose of this training is to help you better understand the vital role mentors play in your business journey, learn how to connect to and foster a relationship with mentors, and to eventually learn how to be one yourself.
Overall Learning Goal
After completing this learning module, learners will understand the pivotal role mentors can play in their business development. They will learn how to identify prospective mentors and how to initiate and cultivate mutually-beneficial relationships.
To help achieve this learning goal, learners will…
Understand and be able to explain the following key points…
What is mentoring and why it is important
What are the three types of mentors every entrepreneur should have (ie. peer mentors, specialist mentors, strategic mentors)
What are the five stages of the mentor/mentee relationship
How to identify prospective mentors (worksheet provided)
How to initiate a relationship with a mentor
How to cultivate successful mentor/mentee relationships
How to be a great mentor to others
Be able to use the following skills, tools, processes, procedures…
Complete their needs assessment and identify ideal mentors
Use helpful apps that make them look like a pro, save them time, and build trust
Identify which stage they are at in their mentor/mentee relationship so that they can reap the value while avoiding pitfalls
Pay it forward by becoming a mentor themselves
Actually do the following tasks…
Research and identify strategic mentors
Get/make an introduction
Demonstrate their value to the mentor
Initiate and build on the mentor/mentee relationship
Leverage their mentors appropriately
- Become a mentor themselves
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Course Completion Badge
Last Updated: February 15, 2019
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