The INDEED Online Course is now available. It’s a free resource that you can do in your own time and you can discover tools that you can use for your own digital mentoring. The course was primarily designed for Entrepreneurship Educators in colleges and continuing VET comprising enterprise trainers, lecturers and business coaches. It will also be of interest to small businesses, encompassing early-stage entrepreneurs and established sole traders, micro and small enterprises.

The INDEED Course suits all mentoring digital levels especially those who are just beginning to engage in digital mentoring. The INDEED Course consolidates mentors’ skills and confidence to using mobile and digital learning resources and opens them up to the ability to recommend digital solutions to their clients. This is done by providing entrepreneurship educators with practical guidance on the different ways to communicate with their mentees through various digital platforms such as Word Press, Webinars and TED-Ed.

The Online Course contains five modules:

Module 1 Communication

  • Learn how not to be a mentor
  • Learn from other mentors how to master your communication skills
  • Develop a deeper understanding and perfect your mentoring communication skills
  • Learn how to build trust as a mentor and make mentoring meaningful
  • Discover your strengths and weaknesses as a mentor
  • Get motivated to start learning how to use TED-Ed as a mentoring too

Module 2 Collaboration

  • Learn what Collaborative Mentoring and Virtual Collaboration is
  • Develop an understanding of the benefits of collaborative mentoring
  • Learn the most important elements to ensure your Collaborative Mentoring approach works
  • Gain knowledge on the different types of Collaborative Mentoring in a Digital Age with a variety of European Examples
  • Equip yourself with the skills, characteristics, and environment necessary to be a great Collaborative Mentor
  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of how important it is to have a Peer Collaborative network

Module 3 Project Planning

  • Learn to effectively integrate a virtual project management platform and learn how this can be achieved using a specific mentoring approach
  • Develop a deeper understanding of what is required when deciding on the right project management tool for your client or mentee
  • Know all the useful techniques of a INDEED Project Management tool and have access to all the back-up webinar resources you need to back up smooth integration
  • Experience how effectively webinars can be used, as a tool of communication and will be invited to create your own Zoom webinar

Module 4 Creativity

  • Cultivate and practice your creativity by learning useful tricks and implementing methods and exercises into your mentoring daily
  • Learn different creative thinking as a necessity and how you can do this by using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Develop a better understanding of how networking and collaboration fosters the development of good ideas and creative thinking in the workplace
  • Engage with different digital tools which can enhance your role as a mentor and ensure you maximise your creative potential

Module 5 Inclusivity

  • Develop a deeper understanding of diversity, in relation to the development, deployment, management, use and impact of digital tools
  • Become aware of the developing accessible digital tools that cater to diverse physical, sensory, and cognitive abilities
  • Understand the value of employing digital entrepreneurship training programmes for a variety of groups, such as migrants, women, youth etc.
  • Learn to implement training initiatives that include opportunities to build networks and gain access to business development service providers.
  • Learn to include clear targets, for different population groups, in strategies to ensure that lack of digital accessibility does not exclude people from future entrepreneurship

You can do the course at your leisure, and you don’t have to do all the modules, although it is recommended. Take your free course here: https://indeedforyou.eu/course-introduction-en/

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