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The Art of Best Practice Mentoring Webinar Series


Hosted by Art of Mentoring and Coaching and Mentoring International 

Art of Mentoring has partnered with AHRI to provide AHRI members with access to The Art of Best Practice Mentoring Webinar Series at no cost. AHRI members who register for these webinars can claim the points for their CPD requirements.

This dedicated webinar series brings together an array of guest speakers including mentoring heavy-weight, Professor David Clutterbuck to share their mentoring knowledge and experiences. In our series this year, we will focus on many industry-specific topics to allow for deeper discussion into best practice mentoring in the fields that matter to you most. The webinars will be 45 minutes in duration and will provide for Q&A.

If you are interested in leading-edge mentoring programs that are effective and provide a real return-on-investment, then don't miss this opportunity to learn from local and global experts.

 Upcoming webinars


Diversity Mentoring

Hosted by Art of Mentoring and Coaching and Mentoring International

Date and time:
  • Thursday 28 May 2020, 4pm (AEST) 


  • Melissa Richardson
  • Professor David Clutterbuck


Diversity & Inclusion initiatives are commonplace in organisations today, as they strive to harness the talents of an increasingly diverse workforce. In this webinar, we will explore diversity beyond gender to consider:
  • Why Diversity Mentoring is important right now
  • Examples of Diversity Programs that target different groups
  • Issues to think about when designing mentoring for diversity

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Mentee Development Needs

Hosted by Art of Mentoring 

Date and time: 
  • Tuesday 11 August 2020, 12pm (AEST)


  • Melissa Richardson

We’ve been collecting data across thousands of mentors and mentees in our programs for the last three years. In this webinar we will share with you the highlights of what we’ve learned about what mentees say they are seeking from their mentoring experience. There may be some surprises.

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Speaker Bios

Melissa Richardson Co-founder and Managing Director of Art of Mentoring  

Melissa is one of Australia’s leading experts in mentoring and coaching, having worked in the field for over twenty years. She has designed and implemented mentoring programs across dozens of public and private sector organisations and has trained and worked with thousands of mentors and mentees. Her research into effective mentoring practice, mentoring relationships and emerging mentoring trends has global influence and is built into Art of Mentoring’s suite of offerings.

Melissa is a global assessor for the European Mentoring and Coaching Council's ISMCP Award (International Standards for Mentoring and Coaching Programs) and leads the International Work Group for Mentoring and Coaching Program Manager training and accreditation. She has post-graduate qualifications in organisational coaching, counselling and marketing strategy. 

Professor David Clutterbuck

David is one of the international pioneers of coaching and mentoring, and Practice Lead at Coaching and Mentoring International. He works with individuals, teams and organisations to help them have the conversations they need, to bring about significant, positive change. He brought the concept of structured mentoring programmes to Europe in the early 1980s and, with David Megginson, is a co-founder of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council, for which he is now a Lifetime Ambassador. Author of 60 books to date, more than a third are in the field of coaching and mentoring.