Blended Group Mentoring

Recently, corporate clients around the world have expressed an increasing need for leadership development services that can be delivered without personal contact. Effective digital leadership programs do not equal with providing the same offline content through online channels. Similarly, classic e-learning approaches have not proven to yield convincing results in the skills development domain. However, a blended approach combining a state-of-the-art mobile microlearning tool with the personal touch of small group can:

  • utilize the efficiency of digital knowledge sharing, and
  • harness the impact factor provided by an experienced and skilled, real-life mentor.

Target Group

Digital Leadership Mentoring is a custom designed program for team leaders, managers and directors who intend to refresh their leadership knowledge and are committed to turn those insights into their daily work.

Program Structure

The recommended duration of the program is six months. At the first kick-off session, Act2Manage app is introduced to the participants to ensure that they make the best use of this mobile learning tool. Each month, one Act2Manage topic is covered by the participant, typically including 4-6 management dilemmas discussed in microlearning units. Specific action steps or commitments are made to turn new or refreshed knowledge into action. At the end of the month, an online, individual or small group coaching session is facilitated by a seasoned practitioner to follow up progress, discuss questions, solve problems, learn from peers and agree on further action steps.

Program content is fully customized to maximize relevance for the manager. It may come from the combination of these sources:

  • company hot topics
  • participant learning preferences
  • dilemmas faced on the job
  • focus points from Act2Manage Leadership Feedback function

Program Benefits

  • Supports behavioral change and habits formation
  • Combines on-the-job support with facilitated reflection
  • Custom content can be defined by an assessment tool, no need for HR to offer
  • Measures progress by real feedback from subordinates
  • No HR resources consumed
  • 100% digital is possible
  • Cost efficient: 4-6 Team Leaders per learning group
  • Can be customized (stopped/continued) at any time depending on the schedule of the manager

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