Mentors and Sponsors

Having Mentors is supposed to be an important part of your career development – so why do many of us not have them? And what about sponsors which are supposed to have even more impact? Which would you rather have and be? Join us for this 90-minute online leadership skill builder and explore the research and our experiences with mentorship and sponsorship in SETT.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Advantages of Mentorship and Sponsorship and the Differences Between Them 
  • Clarify your Career Goals and How Mentors or Sponsors Can Help you Achieve Them 
  • Build Career Relationships and Identify your own Mentors and Sponsors 
  • Integrate Mentorship and Sponsorship Best Practices into your Career Planning

This Skill Builder is offered as a part of WinSETT’s Insider Essentials Series or can be purchased individually.

The Buzz

“This session had some great information and gave me lots to think about.”

“I would love to be a mentor to someone else”


This online learning opportunity is limited to 35 participants (all genders). There must be a minimum number of attendees to proceed. Requests for a withdrawal or transfer within 7 days of the session will be denied unless there are exceptional circumstances.

This course was developed as part of a 31-month research project funded by the NL Workplace Innovation Centre (NLWIC) at College of the North Atlantic (CNA) through the Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills (IPGS) under the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement.