Many employers' offices are becoming increasingly involved with Partnering, Framework Agreements and other multi-disciplinary activities. This relationship brings new challenges to those involved. This course will explore best practice in developing effective communications and fostering personal relationships.
Aims & Objectives:
To explore best practice of and to establish the fundamental mentoring in a civil engineering context. This will cover "own account" in-house needs, working with partners, and implications of the way we work for the wider engineering fraternity and the community beyond.
On completion of this course, delegates will
have a clearer understanding of the key elements of collaborative working.
- An obvious essential is a clear understanding of the needs of each "client"
- Why mentor?
- What is mentoring?
- Capacity issues?
- How to mentor effectively?
- Mentoring styles
- What is deliverable - what outcomes are desirable?
- How do we measure it? Are we getting what we think we are?
- How to evaluate outcomes?
- "Virtuous circle" of awareness raising, sensitivity, good communications and continuous improvement?
- Time, Resources and Costs/budgets implications?
- What constitutes a Successful Outcome for the Organisation?
- Post-Project Appraisal
Tutor presentation interspersed - as appropriate with group and individual exercises, and exemplars.
- All Members of the Civil Engineering Team, particularly those working in Partnership or Framework circumstances.
- Those in Public Authorities responsible for multi-clients and the wider community beyond
- Those needing mentoring knowledge and appreciation