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Professional Development Program

  1. 1. Ms Kylie Prince MA Org Psych [Monash] The Collective Leadership Organisation Professional Development Mentoring Program about your growth
  2. 2. What is PD Mentoring? A Professional Development mentoring relationship: Is a vibrant flexible relationship in which an experienced behavioural professional (Mentor) relates with and acts as a guide, role model, trainer, and teaches KSAO’s and behavioural capabilities to someone (Mentee) wanting professional development; sharing current best practice technology. Mentoring includes: • Providing guidance and support in a reciprocal relationship; • Sharing of KSAO’s enabling others to achieve; and • Projection and transference significantly allows the growth and development to naturally occur.
  3. 3. Mentoring Benefits The mentoring relationship may be considered as an dual dimensioned learning process for professionals wanting to develop competency, including such benefits as; Social Integration Knowledge & Information sharing Teaching / learning critical skills Building strength in capabilities Clarity of goals and vision E-technology options for web based communication Transitional current best practice KSAO’s Experienced practitioners providing feedback to build confidence Understanding professional behaviours with bigger picture
  4. 4. Adult Learning Principles Adults learn through experience, therefore mentoring works through developing awareness of the adult learning process. Mentoring Concrete Experience Reflective Observation Abstract Conceptualisation Active Experimentation
  5. 5. Mentoring by Behavioural Professionals Mentoring is important to; • Develop your professional competence in a changing world; • Develop current best practice cross-functional awareness; • Develop your best potential to help your clients build their best potential. Mentoring offers assisted personal and professional support and development – humans are the relating species.
  6. 6. Mentoring Development • Research supports positive outcomes for Mentoring Programs that include: • Increased personal growth and development; • Increased professional growth and development; • Extending beyond limits and scope; • Transference of experience and best practice; • Facilitates a learning and development culture.
  7. 7. Mentoring Programs • Assist in providing structure to the mentoring relationship, ensuring equality. • Learning goals and expectations are appropriately set and provide relevant tools to assist mentors and mentees with appropriate KSAO’s and capabilities. Prepare Implement Review
  8. 8. Mentoring Early Career • Effective mentoring programs develop through building bridges with university training programs and through professional alliance with your organisation; and • Such programs provide a safe supportive system for Early Career Professionals to learn, discuss and evaluate difficult behavioural situations with an experienced practitioner, either confidentially or in group context. Clarity of purpose matters for providing Early Career Professionals the starting direction for their future careers. This clarity bridges and aligns the expectations gained through training and the service provided to business and organisations.
  9. 9. Mentoring Experienced Career • We develop mentoring programs to suit changing career demands of a changing world; • Technology is constantly forcing us to change the way we work and we need to adapt; and • Such programs provide a safe transition for Experienced Career Professionals to adapt, learn, discuss and evaluate technological behavioural situations with an expert behavioural practitioner, either confidentially or in group context. Clarity of purpose matters for facilitating Experienced Career Professionals with strategies to adapt their careers securely. Clarity bridges and aligns transitioning through and adapting to business and organisational changes in direction.
  10. 10. Programs include • Mentee training; • Introduction; • Develop learning goals; • Negotiate expectations; • Contract agreement; • Relationship development; • Working to goals; • Monitor progress; • Track process; •Finalise procedure; •Evaluate the process; •Acknowledge achievements; and •Renegotiate contract .
  11. 11. Capability Examples • Commercial Acumen; • Strategic Perspective; • Innovative Thinking; • Problem Solving; • Driving Performance; • Managing Change; • Developing Capability; • Communicating Effectively; • Working Collaboratively; • Results Orientation; •Professional Integrity; •Customer Focus; •Engage Others; •Think Clearly; •Master Oneself; and •Lead & Inspire .
  12. 12. Questions? Ms Kylie Prince MA Org Psych [Monash] Organisational Psychology +61 432 485 427 | Registered Psychologist #PSY0001128531 Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency [AHPRA] Psychology Board of Australia [PBA]