Mentor for Impact - Start Mentoring
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Mentor for Impact - Start Mentoring

Essential wisdom & tools for starting as a great mentor
4.5 (201 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,888 students enrolled
Created by Harald Lepisk
Last updated 4/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Start sharing your experience as a mentor
  • Facilitate a mentoring session with GROW model
  • Use powerful questions to facilitate learning
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Requirements
  • You´ll need a computer, tablet or a smartphone and good internet connection to view the videos in this course.
Description

This course provides essential wisdom & tools that help you start and succeed as a mentor. In this course you will find:

  1. Overview of main areas for mentoring opportunities.
  2. Essential qualities of a good mentor.
  3. Structure for mentoring meetings.
  4. Structure for GROW model conversations.
  5. Framework for sharing your experience through storytelling.
  6. Tips to motivate your mentee to follow through and get results.

In bonus section you will find:

  • Printable GROW model structure worksheet.
  • Goalsetting worksheet.
  • Powerful questions for mentoring conversations.

Take this course if you are planning to become a volunteer mentor in your organization or a youth program and you are looking for information on how to structure and hold mentoring meetings.

Who is the target audience?
  • People who are planning to volunteer as mentors in youth programs
  • NGO members who are asked to become mentors for new members
  • People who are asked to join as mentors in business competitions and brainstorming sessions, to help participants develop their ideas
  • This is not for those who want to start a paid coaching, mentoring or consulting business. This course focuses on starting as a voluntary mentor.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Essential wisdom and tools to succeed as a mentor
8 Lectures 51:39

Harald´s experience in building a mentoring program and overview of the topics we cover in this course.

Course introduction
04:31

4 areas of opportunities for a mentor to make a difference.

Why the world needs mentors?
01:45

4 qualities that a great mentor should have.

What makes a great mentor?
04:34

Topics to cover on the first mentoring meeting and tips for structuring mentoring meetings.

How to structure the mentoring meeting?
07:58

Introduction of GROW (Goal - Reality - Opportunities - Will) method for mentoring with questions for each step.

GROW model - a structure for mentoring conversations
16:19

Using storytelling to share your experience. A framework for stories with impact.

How to pass on my experience as a mentor?
07:46

4 problems why people are not following through with their goals and 4 tips for building habits that facilitate change.

How to get the mentee to follow through?
05:29

Motivation to start as a mentor.

Next steps and additional resources for starting as a mentor
03:17
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Bonus materials
4 Lectures 02:05

GROW mentoring conversation with optional questions for facilitating change. Start by practicing this method on yourself - choose a goal and try to guide yourself to next steps by asking the questions given on this worksheet.

Mentoring with GROW model (Structure & questions)
1 page

Goalsetting worksheet for clarifying your goals, understanding the reasons behind them and ways of achieving them. Test this worksheet for clarifying your own goals and customize the questions for your mentee.

Action plan worksheet
1 page

Powerful questions for different phases in mentoring.

Powerful questions for mentoring conversations
02:05

Special offer for personal motivation course "Rise in Love with Life" by Harald Lepisk.

Bonus offer: Be the inspiration your wish to see in the world
1 page
About the Instructor
Harald Lepisk
4.5 Average rating
202 Reviews
5,915 Students
2 Courses
Speaker and Trainer at Victory Trainings

I believe that we deserve to live a life that is meaningful, exciting, positive, that engages our best talents and drives us to create something awesome. My calling is to empower people to create their amazing lives.

As an international speaker and trainer I love to inspire people to dream and take action. I love to touch their hearts as videographer and creator.

The coolest job in the world

Is being an entrepreneur. Ever since I was a young boy, I realized that you can do what you love and make a good living out of it. I started out as a DJ, developed my sound equipment rental business, co-started an online DJ equipment store. I used the money I got to finance my university studies, during which I started the training company Victory Trainings that has helped me to inspire tens of thousands of people around Europe.

My job description: "inspire people"

My work as a trainer is to empower people to tap their creative potential and uplift them to get excited about their lives. I am often invited to give inspirational speeches, moderate conferences, deliver idea development workshops and personal development seminars. I have had the pleasure to work with about 600 groups in 12 countries around Europe.

Every problem is an opportunity to create. I love to create.

Whenever I feel that something important is missing, I create it. Could not find a good resource for inspiration and personal development - created the Estonian Inspiration portal. Fell in love with storytelling - created the Storyteller web app. Saw that too many youngsters could not find "their thing" - created the Passionfinder web app.

Surround yourself with positively charged people

From an early age, I surrounded myself with active people in Junior Chamber International. I got so excited that I managed the development of mentorship programme for hundreds of members, lead a team of nearly 100 certified trainers and served as a president at local chapter.

Enthusiasm and inspiration based on solid and systematic wisdom

I attained an MBA degree in Entrepreneurship and Technology Management, specializing in Entrepreneurship pedagogy. Before that I did my BA in Entrepreneurship Economics and Applied Psychology in Tartu University. My main area of research was creativity in organizations and developing creative mindset and skills through trainings.

Why am I here at Udemy? I am here to serve. I have experimented and developed techniques and concepts that help us to find more love and excitement in what we do. And it is my deepest obligation to share that with the world.