Professional Conversations – Mentoring (UED8022)

Helping others navigate the leadership journey

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Starting 01 Mar 2021

Professional Conversations – Mentoring

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A $675.00

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Mentoring assists leaders in their ability to manage better.

This minicourse will introduce you to the mentoring skills needed to support others in building capacity and confidence. You will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate mentoring conversations within your professional context. You will also gain an understanding of the benefits, limitations, barriers and risks for successful mentoring conversations.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Make contextually appropriate plans and decisions to effectively implement mentoring conversations
  • Apply mentoring knowledge and skills to plan, implement and evaluate micro conversations within your workplace.

What topics will you cover?

  • You as a mentor
  • What mentoring is
  • Benefits, limitations, barriers and risks of mentoring
  • Foundation qualities and skills of a good mentor
  • What mentoring looks like in practice


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes a mentoring plan, conducting a mentoring session and writing a critical analysis.

Choose your start date

1 March 2021
Start date: 01 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Start date: 26 Apr 2021
21 June 2021
Start date: 21 Jun 2021
16 August 2021
Start date: 16 Aug 2021
11 October 2021
Start date: 11 Oct 2021

University level expertise

Cecily Andersen lectures in coaching, mentoring and educational subjects at the University of Southern Queensland. She is an experienced leader, mentor and coach, with over 40 years of experience in the education sector. Her research interests include social justice, leadership in complex contexts, and how school leaders use coaching and mentoring to build capacity in others.

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