Growing Future Leaders: Coaching & Mentoring for Success

Learning Overview

Coaching and Mentoring can be a strategic and business enabler among a company’s professional development resources. Structured coaching and formal mentoring programs support new initiatives, impact culture and can be one of the most effective ways to develop new talent and build your leadership pipeline. To make this work, leaders have to be prepared to understand the role, expectations and learning objectives. They also need to be skilled at delivering constructive feedback.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand why coaching is a key performance enabler
  • Characteristics of an effective coach
  • Set performance goals & objectives
  • Apply coaching skills to improve performance
  • Differentiate between coaching and mentoring
  • Leverage on the strengths of the Mentor / Mentee
  • Provide constructive feedback on mentee’s skills and development needs
  • Apply the STAR and TGROW models

Learning Outlines

  • What is coaching for performance and mentoring for success
  • Coaching and mentoring – low tech , high touch
  • Expectation of a people manager
  • The roles and responsibilities of a coach / mentor
  • Recognize the benefits of developing future leaders
  • Strengths and competency to be an effective coach / mentor
  • Facilitating feedback and ensuring follow ups
  • Steps in coaching / mentoring
  • Measuring your success

Mentoring For Results

  • Role of the Mentor
  • Differentiate between coaching and mentoring
  • Outline the roles and responsibilities of a mentor
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a mentee
  • Recognize the benefits of the mentoring program
  • Guide mentee to play to their strengths
  • Provide supportive feedback
  • Closing the Relationship
  • Evaluate the success of the mentoring engagement

Who Will Benefit

HR Managers and executives, Talent Champions, Learning & Development leaders, Line managers & supervisors.

Profile of Trainer

Arnold has over 20 years of organization development critical experiences while working in global organisations with a strong Pan Asian presence. He has lead several strategic initiatives ranging from HR transformations, Talent Management Systems to M&A integrations in this region. While at Standard Chartered Bank, he was a lead facilitator for their global leadership programmes. As a certified Gallup
strengths coach he engaged senior managers and high potentials to help them discover their signature themes and align them to business priorities.

Arnold has over 15 years of teaching/facilitating experiences. Coupled with over 20 years in the corporate world he is able to incite lively discussions both in and outside the classroom. His workshops are punctuated with vivid practical examples and anecdotes. Having taught in several learning institutions in Asia, his delivery style is highly stimulating and strongly encourages learner participation.

Arnold holds an MBA from University of South Australia and a BBA with Distinction from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). He is a fully certified strengths coach by Gallup (USA), Skills for Empowered Workforce by DDI (USA), Leading Project Teams by Cegos (France) and Six Sigma Belt Black (Spore).


2 days, 14 hours

Other Information

Note: SkillsFuture + UTAP Fundings available

Course Calendar

Schedule Dates Duration SHRI Member Non-Member  
19-20 Nov 2018 2 Days S$500.00 S$600.00 Registration

Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST charge. All information is correct at the time of publication. SHRICORP reserves the right to amend any of the above information if necessary.

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