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Encourage & Elevate Mentoring Group

In order to achieve our vision of making mentoring accessible for all, we need to help ensure organizations are equipped with the best mentoring program managers possible. In this group, we will share best practices, learn from one another, and build community.

This 6-month program is available to:
  • Program Manager Certification Candidates
  • Business License (3 per company) or Pro-Subscribers
  • Invited Guests
  • Format

    Monthly Zoom Meetings
  • Starting date

    March 14, 2023
    11AM CST/12PM ET
  • Hosts

    Jodi Petersen & Mary Schlegel
  • Sessions

    One Hour per Month
    6 Months
Program Overview

6-Month Group Mentoring Program

Developing a Mentoring Strategy

Developing a mentoring strategy starts with alignment with your most critical talent management and DEI initiatives. Learn how to complete an organizational assessment to understand your current state and future state objectives, develop a strong purpose statement to anchor mentoring to your organization, and complete a prioritized experience roadmap for effective implementation.

Designing the Right Program

Designing your unique mentoring program(s) to meet the most critical talent needs of the organization from the senior leadership perspective. We will walk through a Use Case and design a program together.

Planning a Successful Launch

Once your program is designed, planning for launch begins. Learn the steps to successfully launch your program. We will discuss Scheduling, Communications Planning, Promotional Materials, Mentor Recruitment Plans, and Program Training.

Guiding Participants through the Mentoring Journey

Participants need support along their mentoring journey. We will discuss how to provide the right training, tools, and resources at the right time and how to create a strong mentoring community.

Measuring your Program's Success

Measuring program effectiveness is important to understand the engagement with the program and whether or not it is delivering the desired outcomes. Learn how to measure the overall health and organizational impacts of your mentoring program.

Scaling your Mentoring Program

Ensure mentoring is accessible to all by scaling your program to include everyone in your organization. Learn some tips and tricks to scale without losing your sanity.
Courses included

Encourage & Elevate

Encourage & Elevate Guest Access includes 6- Monthly Mentoring Group Meetings & Excerpts from the following courses:
  • Developing a Mentoring Strategy
  • Selecting the Right Structure for your Program
  • Planning a Successful Launch
  • Recruiting Mentors Strategically
  • Measuring your Program's Success
  • How to Scale your Program
Welcome

Meet your Hosts

We are glad you're here!

Jodi Petersen
Co-Founder & CEO

Leading the mentoring consultant team, Jodi has over 20 years of corporate experience and 5 years running mentoring programs. Prior to starting MentorStrat, she led a mentoring program for a FORTUNE® 50 company driving the strategy development and execution of the roadmap. In 2021, she helped secure a spot on Diversity Inc’s Top Companies for Mentoring List and was named Mentoring Champion of the Year by their mentor software partner.

Mary Schlegel
Learning & Development Lead

Mary has 8 years in Learning & Development leading Enterprise Programs on Global Talent Management teams and is an experienced mentoring consultant. Prior to teaming up with MentorStrat, she led a reverse diverse mentoring program for one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s 2021 ‘World’s Most Admired Companies', earning her the ChangeMaker of the Year award by their mentor software partner.


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