Mentoring without borders

Mentoring without borders

Case Studies, Development Sector
This blog was first published on PMAP.  When Indonesian NGO worker Ferita Taufik sought expert advice from British project manager Marisa Silva both parties profited, they tell Project. Project management consultant Marisa Silva e-mentored, or remotely mentored, Ferita Taufik, and NGO worker managing a quality project at Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB), an Indonesian social enterprise. Project asks how their six-month mentoring relationship developed - and discovers that both gained valuable lessons from the experience. Project: Marisa, how did your relationship with Ferita get started? Marisa: We got together visually thanks to Project Managers Against Poverty's e-mentoring network, for project managers who work in international development and the third sector. There is a matchmaking service that matches mentors with mentees. Ferita chose me because of my expertise in quality assurance.…
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Building Project Management Capacity through Mentoring

Building Project Management Capacity through Mentoring

Webinar
Project Managers Against Poverty (PMAP) has partnered with Humentum (formerly LINGOs) to run an e-mentoring network for project managers who work in international development and the third sector. Our MentorNet e-mentoring platform enables mentors and mentees to register and manage their profiles, to securely establish and conduct successful mentoring relationships. Mentees are able to choose their mentors. We have 40 volunteer mentors registered from 20 countries, and 35 mentees registered from 20 countries (at July 1, 2017). The service is provided at no cost to users. Mentees register here to get professional guidance on your project management challenges! Watch the video "How to Find a Mentor". Mentors register here to give back to the project management community and make a difference! It's also a great learning opportunity. Webinar The video…
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