Mentoring Skills Workshops

The Mentoring Skills workshops are designed to enhance participants effectiveness in mentoring students. Designed as a three-part series, each session introduces new content while building on the previous session's learnings to support participants' development as mentors.

Mentoring Skills Workshop Series

Session One: Introduction to Mentoring and Giving Feedback

Learning Objectives: Be aware of the characteristics of a good mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentor; know the responsibilities of a mentee; understand the principles of giving feedback; be able to apply a model of feedback in a mentoring relationship

Session Two: Relationship Management, Communication and Resolving Challenges

Learning Objectives: Understand the components of Emotional Intelligence (EI); realize how you can enhance your EI to improve your mentoring; realize the importance of self-reflection for effective mentoring; know essential communication skills to enhance your mentoring abilities; be able to reflect on mentoring challenges to improve your ability to mentor

Session Three: Mentoring Across Generational Difference

Learning Objectives: Describe the mentoring relationship continuum; mentor effectively across generations; adjust your feedback to different communication styles; give effective feedback in challenging situations

Fall Quarter Series

Tuesdays, October 9th, 16th and 23rd


Location TBA

Coffee & pastries will be served

Registration for the fall workshop series is now closed; see below for winter and spring dates.

Winter Quarter Series

Tuesdays, February 5th, 12th & 19th


LKSC 203/204

Coffee & pastries will be served

Registration for the winter workshop series is now closed; see below for dates of final session this spring.

Spring Quarter Series

Tuesdays, 23rd and 30th


LKSC 205/206

Coffee & pastries will be served

Workshop Facilitators

Lars Osterberg, MD, MPH

Faculty Co-Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy

Christine Schirmer, EdD

Administrative Director, Teaching and Mentoring Academy