Training Event

Training Event
Mentoring Young People

Mentoring Young People

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 40 George Street EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 2LE

17th January, 2019 09:30-13:00 Training
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Whether you’re mentoring young people through work placements, apprenticeships or jobs this free training workshop offers practical insights and guidance to hone the skills required. 
During the session you will explore key mentoring skills and have an opportunity to practice these skills with guidance and support from an expert facilitator.
You will also receive a detailed guide to mentoring that is packed full of practical hints and tips as well as sources of reference for further self-directed learning.   
Who should attend:
This workshop is designed for individuals responsible for supporting young people on work placements as well as individuals responsible for managing apprentices or young employees within their organisation.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this session, you will:
  • Understand the difference between mentoring and coaching
  • Have Identified and practiced key skills and competencies, including:
    • Listening
    • Questioning
    • Influencing
    • Building trust and rapport
    • Feedback
  • Understand how to adapting your approach for young people
  • Have a simple model to provide structure to a mentoring conversation
Course Director:
Bryan Leslie is an experienced Business Trainer, Coach and Consultant. Bryan designs and delivers training courses for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, is an accredited coach and trainer, and qualified in DISC personality and PIAV personal motivator profiling. His main areas of expertise are:
  • Building confidence to take the action that is needed to grow and develop yourself and your business
  • Growing leadership and management skills throughout organisations
  • Facilitating behavioural change through high impact training
  • Project and programme management
  • Developing high performance teams
  • Understanding key financial concepts relevant to your role in the organisation
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