In-house mentoring and coaching programmes

The demand for mentoring and coaching programmes is on the increase in South Africa, driven by the skills development and B-BEE imperatives. Professional associations and SETA’s have specified mentorship as an important element of professional training, internships and learnerships. Business development agencies such as SEDA and the Youth Development Fund are running small business mentoring…

Women as mentors

Recent research by DDI associates and staff[1] found that most of their female respondents had never had a formal mentor. And yet, most respondents felt that mentorship is highly important in helping to advance their careers. The study was carried out across 19 countries and many industry sectors and attracted responses from mainly senior and…