Mentoring Matters: What It Can Do For You and Your Company

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Name: Mentoring Matters: What It Can Do For You and Your Company
Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
This half-day seminar will focus on the importance of mentoring and will seek to answer the following questions: 
 - What is mentoring?  Old view vs. current view.
- Why is it important to business?
- How do mentor programs benefit recruitment, retention, employee job satisfaction and morale, on boarding, training, and more?
- How do mentor programs insure the successful transfer of knowledge and prepare future leaders?
- How do you launch and run a successful mentor program?
- What are the qualities of great mentors and mentees?
- What are some of the best mentoring practices among engineering companies?

About the Presenter, Susan Canfield: 
As founder and former director of the University of Washington’s highly-regarded Foster MBA Mentor Program, Susan facilitated mentoring opportunities for students and business executives representing Seattle’s leading companies for over 16 years. 
 
Impressed by the relationships she observed, Susan wrote “Mentoring Moments: Inspiring Stories from Eight Business Leaders and MBAs.” Her award-winning book captures through personal interviews the powerful mentoring stories of Seattle business luminaries who currently serve or have served as Foster MBA mentors.
 
Susan has also written about mentoring for a number of publications including Forbes and The Puget Sound Business Journal, is a frequent speaker on mentoring, and consults with business schools and organizations on launching and running a successful mentor program. In addition, during her 16 years at Foster, Susan was a coach to MBAs, and continues to coach business professionals in her own private practice.

Susan has been a mentor and mentee in her professional and personal life for many years.  Previously, she worked in the fields of healthcare, marketing and journalism.  She has an MBA in Marketing and a Master’s in International Affairs. 

 
Location:
ACEC Education Center
1621 114th Ave SE
Suite 110 
 
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, March 28 
8:00am - 12:00pm 

Breakfast provided 
Contact Information:
Claire Duffy
Fees/Admission:
$225 for Members before 3/15
$265 for Members after 3/16
$325/$365 for Non-Members

Cancelations received less than 5 business days prior to event will not be eligible for refund. 
Professional Development Hours:
4
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