This course explores how to set up a successful mentoring program by looking at the elements that are needed to design and implement an effective program. It covers how to prepare and plan your program so that participants are oriented and connected effectively. And it explores the criteria for matching mentees and mentors to create fruitful relationships. You will also learn the importance of personal development plans and how to set the learning process in motion so that mentees can achieve their objectives.

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This online course forms part of the SkillsNet short course suite.

Please note this course is only available to CPA Australia members.

Learning objectives

  • Determine if a mentoring program has all the requisite elements to make it successful
  • Match the steps in designing a mentoring program in a given scenario to the actions taken at each stage
  • Match mentors to mentees in a given scenario
  • Determine if the guidelines for establishing a mentoring relationship have been correctly applied in a given situation


Anyone who wants to gain a foundation in mentoring, and managers and team leaders who want to develop or refine their mentoring skills.

60 Minutes

365 Days