Mentoring & Supervision for Professionals

    Course details

    • Code: PROF.8014
    • Fee: $1,710*
    • Level: 8
    • Credits: 30
    • EFTS: 0.250
    • Subject: Social Work, Tertiary Teaching
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies;
Master of Applied Professional Studies - Mentoring and Leadership;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for learners to critically evaluate the concepts, theories and philosophies of mentoring and/or professional supervision. Learners will develop an effective framework for mentoring and/or professional supervision within their professional context.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the roles, characteristics, and key qualities of a mentor and mentee for a specific professional context.
  2. Critique theories and philosophies of mentoring and/or supervision, in terms of a specific professional context including communication principles and strategies for developing professional mentoring relationships.
  3. Construct a mentoring and professional supervision framework to use with mentees within a specific professional context.
  4. Critically reflect on feedback about a mentoring and/or professional supervision framework and possible implementation issues from professional colleagues.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017