CFA Society Sydney are delighted to announce its inaugural professional mentoring programme for 2018, run in association with Protégé.

The Mentoring Programme is open to all members of the Society

The mentoring programme is a multi-faceted, 6-month long development programme that includes:

  • A fully supported and structured mentoring experience

  • Matching of Mentors and Mentees along with 1-to-1 mentoring

  • A formal launch, mid-point review and closing celebration

  • Tailored skills building workshops for both Mentors and Mentees

  • Multiple opportunities to network. 

Programme Objectives
 
The objective of the programme is to provide an opportunity to mid-level CFA Society Sydney members to engage with senior members of the society to enhance their professional and personal development. The aim is to help the younger mentees navigate the intricacies of financial services industry and better their chances of career and personal success. The programme provides a casual platform for mentors and mentees to network and exchange ideas.
 
​This Programme will be conducted over a perio​d of six months. During this period, selected mentees are expected to have at least five face-to-face meetings with their mentors. CFA Society Sydney will conduct workshops, networking events, presentations and small group meetings related to the mentoring programme.

  CFA Society Sydney Mentoring Programme Summary

  • Official Launch and Closing Celebrations
  • Mentor / Mentee Matching – a vital component of a successful mentoring programme
  • Mentoring Sessions – 6 one-to-one mentoring sessions
  • Mentor and Mentee Skills Building Workshops – various relevant topics
  • Personality Tool – to understand self and impact on others
  • Mid-point Check-in and Review – check progress towards desired outcomes
  • Networking Events – with Mentees, Mentors, senior executives, partners and other interest groups
  • Programme Workbooks and Materials – to enhance and support the learning experience. 

Timeline

1-Feb Applications open
26-Feb Applications close
27-Mar Mentoring - Speed dating Mentor and Mentee
8-May Mentoring - Kick off Mentor and Mentee
May - October Mentoring - 6 x 1 on 1 mentoring sessions Mentor and Mentee
29-May Mentoring - skills development for mentor Mentor 
12-Jun Mentoring - skills development for mentee Mentee
7-Aug Mentoring - mid point check in Mentor and Mentee
4-Sep Mentoring - networking night Mentor and Mentee
23-Oct Mentoring - closing night celebration Mentor and Mentee