THE Asian American Professional Association’s (AAPA) Mentorship Program is approaching— don’t forget to apply this week!
The APA entorship Program provides professionals with a one-year mentorship and leadership training program. Participants attend speaker sessions, workshops, and executive forums that teach critical management skills while working one-on-one with a mentor to reach specific career goals. The program is open to professionals from diverse ethnic backgrounds who seek career advancement.
Mentees benefit from one-on-one mentoring with an experienced, knowledgeable and trusted AAPA Mentor. The mentor and mentee will establish specific and achievable goal(s) and an action plan related to goal setting, career development, career changes, professional development, etc. The official duration of the mentoring relationship is the current calendar year.
In addition, while the mentee is paired with one mentor for the duration of the year, the mentee is also free to speak to any of the AAPA mentors at any events throughout the year.
Three workshops per year
Learn key leadership and management skills to excel and advance your career! AAPA Mentors will share their knowledge and experiences on various leadership and management topics in small group settings. Workshops are held three times per year as part of the AAPA Mentorship Program.
Topics (Pick one class from each workshop)
Workshop #1 pril 11, 2020
•Class #1 – Interviewing Techniques for Success
• Class #2 – Assertiveness and Negotiations
Workshop #2 – May 30, 2020
• Class #1 – Brand and Professional Presence
• Class #2 – Decision Making and Risk Taking
Workshop #3 – September 12, 2020
• Class #1 – Leadership Styles Matter
• Class #2 – Corporate Rules of Success
• Class #3 – Delegation and Empowerment
As a mentee, you have the opportunity to meet and connect with mentors, speakers, donors, corporate leaders, community leaders, alumni and peers. The AAPA network continues to expand each year.
Also enjoy an end-of-year graduation gala and banquet. Mentees who have completed their track requirements are eligible to graduate and will receive a completion certificate.
For employers, the program will help elevate your employee’s leadership skills that are critical to career growth and success. Learn how to improve employee productivity and retention, strengthen the leadership pipeline with diverse leaders, and deepen employee connections with like-minded professionals and executives.
The program will begin in March 2020! Register now and get more information at https://aapamentoring.com.