How to Start a Mentorship Program at Work

October 02, 2017 | Posted by OPPI | Post Contributed by Brett Sears, RPP | Management and Leadership, Mentorship
The Transportation Planning Department of MMM Group (now WSP) established a mentorship program in 2016 in response to a strategic visioning exercise that identified mentorship as a staff need. A Mentorship Committee designed the initial program and guided it to the conclusion of the first year. Minor adjustments enhanced the program for its second year. This article summarizes the steps taken to establish the program and the lessons learned from its first year.