Concurrent Session
So You Want to Start a Mentorship Program
Torrey Hills
Tuesday 04/28/2015 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar
1.25 HR Credit | Competencies: Relationship Management, Leadership & Navigation, Consultation | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
This session will provide you with the knowledge and tools to start a mentorship program in your organization. 

In order to build your succession plan and develop future leaders, it is critical to have a mentor program at your organization but do you know where to start? Based on a highly successful mentorship program, this session will review the steps in initiating and conducting the first year of a mentorship program for your organization. You will leave this session with:

  • Practical advice on selecting a leader, planning for the mentorship program, and choosing the participants.
  • An understanding about the program features that make a mentorship program successful.
  • Valuable tips on what to do (and what not to do!).
  • A description of how a mentorship program benefits both your organization as well as the program participants, along with sample documents to use in starting a mentorship program.
Nancy Kasmar, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Photo
Nancy Kasmar, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, president,
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