Course Detail

PD217 - Introduction to Mentoring

This new workshop is an introductory course aimed at discussing best-practice and ethical guidelines for mentors, mentees and staff with coaching and supervisory interests.

The workshop will be interactive and participants are encouraged to bring and share their own experiences, hopes or concerns about mentoring.

The course aims to be both informative and motivational. Participants will be invited to create their own simple action plans: next steps for development.

Further development, books and websites will be given on the day.

This course is suitable for: All staff interested in the mentoring relationship.

[PhD students please note that this course is intended for members of staff working at the university and does not accrue points towards your PhD’s professional development scheme. It is therefore not generally recommended for PhD Students. If there is a particular reason that you want to attend the session, e.g. if you are also employed as a member of college staff whilst studying and require the session to support you in your work, please email to explain to us your reason for needing to attend. If not, we shall cancel your booking.]


By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the terms mentoring and coaching and how they apply to their working practice
  • To understand the mentoring relationship
  • To take into account pros and cons of mentoring
  • To map and think about ways of expanding your network
  • To think about how to find yourself a mentor

Provided by: Professional Development


Date: Tuesday 9 April 2019

Venue: Scape 1.04, Scape, Mile End

Time: 14:00 - 16:00


  • Ms N Potter