Mentorship Lessons

Find resources, guides and interactive lessons to help you start a mentorship program in your business or foster a successful mentor/mentee relationship, provided by Start Today SD and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation.

Mentoring Modules for Mentees, Mentors and Businesses

Mentoring is an important part of career development, ensuring new generations enter the workforce feeling prepared and confident. Mentorships are just as important for mentors, helping us learn new skills and points of view.

Start Today SD has created four mentorship modules to help you develop and foster successful mentorships. You’ll find interactive lessons for mentors, mentees, businesses looking to establish a mentoring program and in-person facilitators who will lead this training for groups.

Each module begins with a short video, then leads you through valuable content, quiz questions and exercises to help you build deeper mentoring relationships. Each lesson takes approximately 30-40 minutes to complete, and at the end you’ll receive a certificate for completing each course.

Browse the lessons below, and when you’re ready, get started with lesson 1 – how to cultivate a strong mentoring culture.

Mentorship Lessons

Lessons for Mentors

Share your skills and grow greatness in others.

Module 1: Cultivating a Strong Mentoring Culture
Module 3: Career & Leadership Development
Module 4: Reverse Mentoring
 

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Lessons for Mentees

Build your future. Get the most out of your mentorship.

Module 1: Cultivating a Strong Mentoring Culture
Module 4: Reverse Mentoring
 

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Lessons for Employers

Build your future. Get the most out of your mentorship.

Module 1: Cultivating a Strong Mentoring Culture
Module 2: Developing a Registered Apprenticeship Mentoring Program
Module 3: Career & Leadership Development
 

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Lessons for Facilitators

Deliver these trainings by learning them yourself.

Module 1: Cultivating a Strong Mentoring Culture
Module 2: Developing a Registered Apprenticeship Mentoring Program
Module 3: Career & Leadership Development
Module 4: Reverse Mentoring
 

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