WIBN Conference Workshop: Mentoring – How it works and Why you Need It
Time: Thursday, May 31st from 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Location: Radisson Admiral Queen’s Quay
Registration: This workshop is free of charge for all registered WIBN Conference Attendees. $25 for non conference attendees. Please note: priority registration isgiven to conference attendees first.
SMART Women understand the importance of having a mentor and being a mentor.
Choosing the right mentor is one of the most important decisions you can make as a professional. Mentors hold you accountable and help you to define goals. Most importantly mentors don’t just tell you what they think you want to hear. Mentors can also provide you with someone to trust and opportunties to capitlize on their wealth of experience. Mentors get to give back to their communities and pay forward the encouragement and assistance they have received when starting out.
Who Should Come? Whether you’re an entrepreneur, professional, considering
re-entering the workforce or student this informative and interactive workshop will help you understand the value of entering into a mentoring relationship – and give you the tools needed to do it.
By the end of this workshop you will be able to:
- Distinguish between mentoring, mentor and mentee
- Understand the “value add” to mentoring
- Assess how and when to become a mentor/mentee
- Find mentor programs and determine which is best suited to your learning style
- Determine how to select and qualify your own mentor
- Refresh your own mentoring skills
- Recognize when to coach and when to mentor
- Discuss reverse mentoring and other current trends in mentoring
- Follow best practice tips in mentoring
About the workshop presenter:
Dina Barazza is the owner of DB Performance Solutions, where she brings creative human resources and learning solutions to enhance people, process and performance. She is an energetic and strategic consultant, with more than 20 years experience in organizational effectiveness, learning, education, sales and marketing and human resources. She is a skilled facilitator who engages her participants in understanding key concepts and applying them in a work environment.