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MOB7507

MENTORING FOR THE ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADER: CATALYZING YOUR NETWORKS FOR CAREER ADVANCEMENT

MOB7507

Course Description:

MOB7507: Mentoring for the Entrepreneurial Leader: Catalyzing your Network for Career Advancement 1.5 elective credits Mentoring relationships are critical for career development and success in the 21st century. This course combines theory and practice to raise students' awareness of the value of developmental relationships for career advancement while providing experiential learning opportunities for building a developmental network of coaches, sponsors, and mentors --all of which are essential for career growth in today's complex work environment. Students will apply course concepts through a series of relationship building activities, peer circle and group discussions, peer feedback, and structured reflection exercises. During this course, students pair with mentors through the Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership, based on compatibility and their career interests. Students will apply concepts learned in class to manage their mentoring experience and build their developmental relationships. CWEL Mentors are alumnae and friends of the Babson community that are senior leaders or have 15+ years of professional experience, who are committed to making a difference in the lives of the next generation of leaders. They come from a variety of backgrounds and industries and have their own unique combination of expertise and networks to share. NOTE: Students of all genders are welcome to enroll in this course. Prerequisites: None

Department:

Management

Course Level:

Graduate Elective (Grad)

Course Credits:

1.5

Course Programs:

Graduate