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Mentor Training and Meetups


Mentoring Foundations - 25 May

Mentoring Foundations

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ

 

Mentor Meetup - 16 June

Mentor Meetup

Thursday, June 16, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Register here

Mentor Meetup gives you the chance to connect with others from around the country in a casual, virtual space and share stories from your mentoring journey. Join in on conversations and connect with some of our network of Mentors. We'd love to hear more about what led you to join our service in this session!

Register for one or more Mentor Meetup and you'll:

- Participate in breakout groups to meet other Mentors from across the country
- Engage in casual, positive conversations and hear stories from other Mentors
- Learn more about our new online system, Mentor Hub
Effective Mentoring-7 July

Effective Mentoring

Thursday, July 7, 2022
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Register here

We warmly welcome you to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Effective Mentoring sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants.

At this session, you'll:

- Improve how you assess a business owner's specific needs and have access to tools to help you do this
- Understand more deeply how to use open-ended questions to get the full picture of your business owner’s circumstances
- Improve how you hold your assigned business owner/s accountable
- Apply your learning on a new case study while meeting more of your fellow business mentors.

 

Effective Mentoring will delve into best practice assessment frameworks, questioning techniques for optimal mentoring outcomes and provide new case studies to apply your learning.

 

Mentoring Foundations - 14 July

Mentoring Foundations

Thursday, July 14, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ

 

Maori Business World View - 28 Jul

Māori Business World View

Thursday, July 28, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here

We are thrilled to offer you the opportunity to join our upcoming Zoom workshop, hosted by Amokura Panoho, on the Māori Business World View.

Please join us  to learn about the Māori economy, post-settlement drivers and the values-based approach to business that is inter-generational and legacy building.

The workshop will cover:

• What’s happening in the Māori economy?

• What are the key drivers?

• What are the opportunities and risks for Maori businesses?

• What’s happening for Māori in your rohe (region)?

• Māori greetings and language - including the importance of pronunciation and where to find resources.

Mentor Meetup - 11 Aug

Mentor Meetup

Thursday, August 11, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Register here

Mentor Meetup gives you the chance to connect with others from around the country in a casual, virtual space and share stories from your mentoring journey. Join in on conversations and connect with some of our network of Mentors. We'd love to hear more about what led you to join our service in this session!

Register for one or more Mentor Meetup and you'll:

- Participate in breakout groups to meet other Mentors from across the country
- Engage in casual, positive conversations and hear stories from other Mentors
- Learn more about our new online system, Mentor Hub
Mentoring Foundations - 23 Aug

Mentoring Foundations

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ

 

Effective Mentoring-20 Sept

Effective Mentoring

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Register here

We warmly welcome you to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Effective Mentoring sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants.

At this session, you'll:

- Improve how you assess a business owner's specific needs and have access to tools to help you do this
- Understand more deeply how to use open-ended questions to get the full picture of your business owner’s circumstances
- Improve how you hold your assigned business owner/s accountable
- Apply your learning on a new case study while meeting more of your fellow business mentors.

 

Effective Mentoring will delve into best practice assessment frameworks, questioning techniques for optimal mentoring outcomes and provide new case studies to apply your learning.

 

Maori Business World View - 22 Sep

Māori Business World View

Thursday, September 22, 2022
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Register here

We are thrilled to offer you the opportunity to join our upcoming Zoom workshop, hosted by Amokura Panoho, on the Māori Business World View.

Please join us  to learn about the Māori economy, post-settlement drivers and the values-based approach to business that is inter-generational and legacy building.

The workshop will cover:

• What’s happening in the Māori economy?

• What are the key drivers?

• What are the opportunities and risks for Maori businesses?

• What’s happening for Māori in your rohe (region)?

• Māori greetings and language - including the importance of pronunciation and where to find resources.

Mentoring Foundations - 28 sept

Mentoring Foundations

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ

 

Mentor Meetup - 20 October

Mentor Meetup

Thursday, October 20, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Register here

Mentor Meetup gives you the chance to connect with others from around the country in a casual, virtual space and share stories from your mentoring journey. Join in on conversations and connect with some of our network of Mentors. We'd love to hear more about what led you to join our service in this session!

Register for one or more Mentor Meetup and you'll:

- Participate in breakout groups to meet other Mentors from across the country
- Engage in casual, positive conversations and hear stories from other Mentors
- Learn more about our new online system, Mentor Hub
Mentoring Foundations - 3 Nov

Mentoring Foundations

Thursday, November 3, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ

 

Effective Mentoring-23 November

Effective Mentoring

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here

We warmly welcome you to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Effective Mentoring sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants.

At this session, you'll:

- Improve how you assess a business owner's specific needs and have access to tools to help you do this
- Understand more deeply how to use open-ended questions to get the full picture of your business owner’s circumstances
- Improve how you hold your assigned business owner/s accountable
- Apply your learning on a new case study while meeting more of your fellow business mentors.

 

Effective Mentoring will delve into best practice assessment frameworks, questioning techniques for optimal mentoring outcomes and provide new case studies to apply your learning.

 

Mentoring Foundations - 30 Nov

Mentoring Foundations

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Register here

You are warmly invited to register for one of Business Mentors New Zealand's virtual Mentor Training sessions. This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Zoom with between 10 to 40 participants. At this session, you'll:

- Gain new skills and tips to strengthen how you mentor
- Work on a real-life case study
- Swap stories and experiences with other Business Mentors around NZ
- Learn more about BMNZ