Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies and provide employee support. It has benefits for the employer and employee. Develop skills in the development, implementation, and support of coaching and mentoring programs in your workplace. Take home the much-awaited toolkit you have been searching for to improve your employees’ performance and create the working environment that your employees will find truly rewarding.
Marie Johnson, COI and Sherri Restauri Carson, COI, instructors. One two-month (2-part) certificate.
Workplace Mentoring & Coaching—Level 1
Mentoring and coaching have come to be used more frequently in organizations to improve leadership competencies. It has benefits for the employer and employee. The knowledge you gather will change the way you see yourself in the workplace. Through this knowledge, you can find helpful strategies to navigate through work and life.
Introduction to Mentoring/Coaching
Coaching and Mentoring – Defined
Why Mentor or Coach?
What are the types of mentoring? (Career development and Skills development)
Coaching versus Mentoring (What’s the Difference?)
Role Model - Define
Which one is right for you? (Assess yourself as a Mentor/Coach)
What is Peer mentoring
The Effective Mentor or Coach (Leadership Tools & Techniques etc.)
Setting Realistic Expectations
Issues in Mentoring and Coaching
Teamwork (Group Dynamics)
Increasing your Emotional IQ (Civility in the Workplace)
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.
Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
It’s easy. It’s fun.
Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 1
February 2 - 27
April 6 - May 1
June 1 - 26
September 8 - October 2
Mentoring and Coaching in the Workplace Level 2
March 2 - 27
May 4 - 29
July 6 - 31
October 5 - 30
Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs
About Your Instructors
Marie A. Johnson, COI teaches online at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad. She also taught at Alvin Community College and Brazosport Community College in Texas. Prior to teaching she was a licensed attorney in the state of Texas, with a practice in family law and mediation. She also participates as an art instructor for the Children’s Workshop at the Carlsbad Art Museum, and has been active in numerous volunteer and charity organizations.
Sherri Restauri Carson has worked full-time, part-time, and on a consultant basis for academic and professional organizations for the past decade, researching, evaluating, and presenting on topics of learning, individual and group interaction, and program evaluation. She has published a number of articles on her research in these areas, as well as on topics of distance learning and educational technology best use.
Dr. Restauri Carson has presented locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally since the late 1990’s. She serves as the Operations Manager of Distance Learning at the University of Alabama Huntsville, where she also teaches psychology part-time. Dr. Restauri Carson is a Certified Online Instructor with LERN , and has been teaching online since 2002 at different educational levels and across educational disciplines relating to her degrees in educational and developmental psychology.
What some students say:
"Easy to follow reading and I found weekly discussion beneficial. Good teacher feedback." - Dan Millsap
"I enjoyed the readings. They provided examples of mentoring and coaching in a clear manner. I actually printed them out and highlighted items that I want to incorporate into my current job." - Patricia Bastidas
Coaching & Mentoring in the Workplace: Level 1
Upon successful completion of the course, you will:
Coaching & Mentoring in the Workplace: Level 2
Upon successful completion of the course, you will: