Getting the most out of mentoring
For all University of Portsmouth Research and Academic Staff
More than 50% of research and academic staff at the University of Portsmouth have a mentor and mentoring is increasingly being used as a tool to develop research leaders and support researchers at all stages of their careers. This workshop is for members of research and academic staff who are currently either a mentor or a mentee, or are interested in getting involved in a mentoring partnership. The workshop will cover the advantages and responsibilities of being a mentor or a mentee, as well as the practical issues of establishing and setting the expectations of a mentoring partnership. There will be an introduction to models such as GROW, that can be used to structure mentoring conversations. Some of the common pitfalls of mentoring and how to handle them will be addressed using case study approaches. There will be time available to discuss individual issues and ask questions.
This workshop will enable you to:
Use your mentor more effectively
Establish an effective mentoring partnership