This course addresses coaching and mentoring as processes that enable individuals in an educational setting or in other work environments to achieve their potential as professionals.Â It examines the roles and responsibilities of the mentor, common elements and issues related to coaching and mentoring strategies, and development of nurturing relationships. In particular, it focuses on the evaluation process and on effectively closing a coaching or mentoring experience. It also applies tools and techniques that can facilitate professional growth and assess progress.
Investigate different coaching or mentoring programs
Describe the rewards of coaching or of mentoring
Compare and contrast various ways to provide closure to coaching and to mentoring
The Role of a Coach and of a Mentor
Determine the characteristics of an effective coach and an effective mentor
Identify the different roles and responsibilities of a coach and of a mentor
Identify the process for mentoring and the process for coaching
Explain the importance of visibility
Define the difference between coaching and mentoring
Nurturing the Coaching and Mentoring Relationship
Identify strategies for working with challenging mentees
Examine how effective discipline facilitates behavioral changes
Identify the components of active listening skills
Explain the importance of two-way communication
Compare and Contrast Theories X, Y, and Z as they apply to coaching and to mentoring
Describe the process of monitoring and evaluating performance
Explain the value of self-evaluation/reflection
Analyze various methods of providing performance feedback in coaching or in a mentorship
Coaching and Mentoring Strategies
Develop a professional growth plan for coaching or for mentoring
Describe techniques and methods used in successful coaching and in a successful mentorship
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