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Developing and Influencing Leadership Capability Through Effective Mentoring

Date Time Presented by Registration
29 March 12.00pm - 1.00pm Dr Lesley Petersen, Petersen Consulting Registrations Closed

Mentoring is a widely accepted practice in organisations which are focused on retention and development of their staff, and achieving strategic initiatives such as improving systems, increasing productivity through sound leadership.

This webinar will outline the key principles of effective mentoring practices and discuss how mentoring is an invaluable mechanism for influencing leader capability development and behaviour. A particular focus will be on how HR practitioners can use mentoring to positively and constructively influence line managers in their leadership of individuals and teams.

What would participants gain from attending the Webinar?

  • Methods and tools for effective mentoring practice including identifying essential mentor attributes, a process for successful mentoring partnerships, and practical strategies for influencing others such as questioning techniques and feedback.

  • A theoretical base for mentoring as a leader capability development tool.

  • An opportunity to consider self capabilities to influence others in the workplace as an HR practitioner.
Presented by Dr Lesley Petersen, Petersen Consulting

Lesley has over twenty-five years' experience in the training and development field, specifically building her expertise in the areas of mentoring programme design and training. She completed her PhD in 2011 which explored how mentoring provides a support mechanism for professional practice. Her research resulted in the development of an evidence-based mentoring model as a mechanism for supporting professional development and enhancing leadership capabilities across an organisation.

About Petersen Consulting

Lesley’s business, Petersen Consulting, is an independent consultancy business offering a range of mentoring and research services to assist small, medium and large organisations with people development initiatives. The business specialises in mentoring programme design and training, as well as programme evaluation and research.

Investment & Registration

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$00.00 +GST per person* $65.00 +GST per person* Registrations Closed

*Please note if you are based overseas an additional charge applies - please contact us before registering.

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