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Ch 18: Mentoring at Work

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter address the subject of mentoring at work, the roles and responsibilities of the person doing the mentoring as well as the person receiving mentoring.

Mentoring at Work - Chapter Summary

Get to know more about mentoring at work through study of the lessons in this chapter. Take a close look at workplace mentoring and networking relationships and interpersonal communication. These lessons will help you answer test questions about such lesson subject matter as:

  • Positive impact of workplace mentoring
  • Types of workplace mentoring and skills required
  • Effective management of mentoring relationships
  • Mentoring challenges
  • Mentors' and mentees' roles and responsibilities

Lessons are short and focused, and each has an accompanying quiz for testing your comprehension of what you just studied. You are able to ask questions of the instructor, and you can track your study progress on your dashboard.

6 Lessons in Chapter 18: Mentoring at Work
Mentoring & Networking Relationships & Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace

1. Mentoring & Networking Relationships & Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace

Communication is vital for maintaining professional relationships. In this lesson, explore how to use communication in mentors and networking, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Advantages of Mentoring in the Workplace

2. The Advantages of Mentoring in the Workplace

This lesson will discuss the advantages of establishing mentoring programs for employees and will review several types of mentoring. We will review in detail the advantages that mentors, employers, and the professional field experience as a result of strong mentoring in the workplace.

Mentoring in the Workplace: Types & Skills

3. Mentoring in the Workplace: Types & Skills

In this lesson, we will discuss the different types of mentoring available in the workplace. We will also discuss the skills required to be a good mentor.

Managing an Effective Mentoring Relationship

4. Managing an Effective Mentoring Relationship

Mentor relationships can be highly beneficial to a company and to the people involved in the relationships. It is a chance for both the mentor and mentee to grow and develop together if managed effectively. This lesson will discuss ways to manage an effective mentor relationship.

Common Challenges in Mentoring Relationships

5. Common Challenges in Mentoring Relationships

Companies are finding that implementing mentor programs can have a positive impact; however, there are common challenges that arise in mentoring relationships. This lesson will take a look at those challenges.

Roles & Responsibilities of Mentors & Mentees

6. Roles & Responsibilities of Mentors & Mentees

The mentor & mentee relationship is a 2-way street just like any relationship. In this lesson, we will learn the roles and responsibilities that both the mentor and mentee must follow for it to be a successful relationship.

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