Mentoring/ Coaching Skills

This programme is designed to give individuals the knowledge to understand the difference between mentoring & coaching. It is also aimed at clarifying the benefits of each to the benefit of the individual.


By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what is mentoring & coaching
  • Explain the differences between mentoring & coaching
  • Understand the Do’s & Dont’s of Mentoring
  • Understand the role of a mentor versus mentee
  • Understand the mentoring/ coaching process
  • Benefits gained from mentoring & coaching
  • Practice in a safe environment
    Programme Outline/ Day

  • What is Mentoring?
  • What Mentoring is not?
  • Outline the mentoring process/ partnership
  • What is the role & skills of the Mentor and the Mentee?
  • Review the mentoring framework – increasing your market place (as a result of mentoring)
  • Mentoring Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts
  • How do I ‘work’ the relationship
  • Role Play Exercises
  • What is Coaching?
  • What is the difference between coaching & mentoring
  • Benefits of coaching
  • The framework/ process of coaching
  • Role play exercises
    Targeted Audience

    Individuals who want to understand more of the benefits of mentoring/ coaching & how the process works.
    Duration – 1 day