Practice Mentorship

One of the major transition you will make in your career is becoming a mentor to others. This path will help you learn how to become a great mentor.

Skill level: Advanced
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Curated by: Keerthi Jayadevan
I'm an Engineering manager and entrepreneur with 7 years of experience in startups and enterprise. I have a love for teaching too!
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Your goal is to finish this challenge. The learning path below will help you get there.
Create a learning and development plan for your team

You are an engineering manager in a distributed team. You lead a team of 15 developers spread across the globe.

Your company doesn't have a learning and development plan in place. A few of your employees are concerned about their personal growth.

How would you go about setting up a learning and development plan in your company?

Explain your solution and the reason for your solution.

Expected outcome

You are able to come up with a practical learning and development plan.

Best practices

Mentoring involves the communication of information between people. Let's go through the best mentorship practices.

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Qualities of a good mentor

A mentor may share with a mentee (or protege) information about his or her own career path, as well as provide guidance, motivation, emotional support, and role modeling. A mentor may help with exploring careers, setting goals, developing contacts, and identifying resources. This session helps you to understand the qualities of a good mentor, and how to achieve it.

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Giving advice

Seeking and giving advice are central to effective leadership and decision making. Those who give advice effectively wield soft influence—they shape important decisions while empowering others to act. Let's learn how to accept and give advices in a more effective way.

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A better version of yourself awaits you!