Gender Mentoring is a course designed to explore the concept of mentoring through the lens of gender. The course will cover various aspects of gender identity, roles, and expectations, as well as the impact of gender on career and personal development. The course will begin by examining the history and evolution of gender roles and expectations, as well as the impact of these roles on individuals and society as a whole.
Students will learn about the benefits of gender mentoring and explore various mentoring models, including one-on-one mentoring, group mentoring, and reverse mentoring. The course will also address issues related to gender bias, including unconscious bias, and strategies for overcoming these biases.
Throughout the course, students will engage in discussions and activities aimed at developing their mentoring skills and building meaningful mentoring relationships. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the importance of gender mentoring and will be equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary to become effective gender mentors themselves.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify and analyze the impact of gender roles and expectations on personal and professional development.
- Understand the different models of mentoring, including one-on-one, group, and reverse mentoring, and their application in various contexts.
- Analyze and apply strategies for overcoming gender biases, including unconscious biases, in mentoring relationships.
- Develop effective communication and listening skills for mentoring relationships, including active listening and feedback.
- Develop strategies for goal setting and monitoring progress in mentoring relationships, including establishing clear expectations and providing support and accountability.
- Apply the principles and practices of gender mentoring to support personal and professional growth and development, both as a mentor and a mentee.
This course is designed for professionals and individuals who are interested in exploring the concept of gender mentoring and its impact on personal and professional development. The target audience includes individuals from various industries and sectors, including business, education, healthcare, and non-profit organizations, who are looking to enhance their mentoring skills and create meaningful mentoring relationships. The course is suitable for both beginners and experienced mentors who want to deepen their understanding of gender mentoring and its applications in diverse contexts.
To participate in this online course, participants will need a reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop, or mobile device. The course will be hosted on Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute platform, which participants will access using their web browser. The platform is compatible with most modern web browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Additional technology requirements will be communicated to participants in advance if necessary.
Award of the Certificates
Participants, who successfully complete all course requirements, including assignments and assessments, will be awarded a certificate of completion in Gender Mentoring (GM). The certificate will highlight the skills and knowledge gained in the course, providing valuable recognition of the participant’s achievements.
The course fee for is US$300. Limited partial scholarships are available for participants from developing countries who demonstrate financial need. Details on the partial scholarship application process will be provided upon registration.
This advanced course on grant proposal writing and resource mobilization is designed to be flexible for busy professionals. The course has duration of 84 hours, which can be completed over a period of four (4) weeks. Participants will have access to the course materials and assignments 24/7 and can complete the coursework at their own pace. Additionally, there is a possibility of an extension if required. This flexibility allows participants to balance their work and personal commitments while still benefiting from the course.
Interested participants can register for this course by filling out an online application form at https://justicegroup.org/submit-your-application-form/ or request an application form from email: email@example.com. The application deadline is 24th October 2023, while payment is due on 25th October 2023. Once accepted, participants will be provided with payment details, and payment must be made before the participant can start the course.
Module 1: Introduction to Gender Mentoring
Module 2: Gender Dynamics
- Introduction to gender dynamics
- Historical Perspective of gender dynamics
- Theoretical perspective of gender dynamics
- Gender and socialization
- Gender identity and expression
- Gender roles and stereotypes
- Gender Inequality
- Gender power differences
- Gender and sexuality
- Gender and work
- Summary of key learning points
- Key takeaways
- Assignment – 2
Module 3: Gender Mentoring Models and Strategies
Module 4: Overcoming Gender Biases in Mentoring
Module 5: Goal Setting and Progress Monitoring
Module 6: Applications of Gender Mentoring
- Applications of gender mentoring principles and practice in various contexts
- Personal and professional growth and development through gender mentoring
- Best practices and case studies of successful gender mentoring programs
- Creating a personal action plan for gender mentoring
- Summary of key learning points
- Key takeaways
Module 7: Diversity and Inclusion in Gender Mentoring
Module 8: Evaluation and Continuous Improvement
Module 9: Conclusion and Final Assessment