We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency.
Mentorship is an essential skill for modern veterinarians. Do it right and you get dedicated and motivated veterinarians and support staff. Mentorship is a skill that can be learned and improved. If you want to reduce staff turnover, improve motivation and increase skill development and knowledge transfer in the workplace, this is the course for you.
This workshop is unique as its content was created by interviewing veterinarians from all stages of their career paths. The course if comprised of 35 lectures divided into five sections. The first section shows the role that mentorship currently has in various veterinary clinics and explains the role it has in the development of new veterinarians. Section 2 presents the mentorship conversation and gives students a detailed process for having productive mentorship conversations with their new vets or support staff. Sections 3 and 4 include detailed examples of what successful veterinarians do to be great mentors. Lastly, Section 5 presents a detailed roadmap that students and customize and adopt to create successful mentorship relationship within their workplace.
The content for this course is a compilation of proven mentoring practices that are presented through a series of videos, worksheets and a detailed handbook.
This workshop provides veterinarians with the knowledge and tools necessary to become better mentors. With the use of proven, real-life examples, the course shows how to create work environments that promote knowledge transfer and skill development.
Bernard Vincent is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and a Master of Science degree. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University in Victoria.
For the last 15 years, Bernard has operated his own consulting and coaching company where he works one-to-one with business leaders, helping them develop their management skills.
Over the last few years he has focused on training veterinarians to be better mentors. He has interviewed over 100 veterinarians to develop the best mentorship practices in the industry. He has developed and delivered this program specifically to assist veterinarians become better mentors and establish a mentorship culture within their clinics and workplaces.