During mentoring, an experienced economist provides coaching and professional support

Mentoring refers to a process in which an experienced mentor provides professional support and coaching to an actor who is looking to develop. 

  • During mentoring, an experienced and competent person, i.e. a mentor, provides professional support and coaching to a person who is willing and able to develop, i.e. an actor.
  • Mentoring aims at the actor's development as a professional and as a person, and it is always based on the actor's needs and aspirations. 
  • It is a process in which experiences, insights and competence are transferred.
  • Mentoring is one of the forms of professional development.

Could I be a mentor?

  • Everyone has something to give as a mentor!
  • Engaging in mentoring activities is a good way to share one's competence and experience.
  • A mentor is interested in developing other people by offering his/her own work and life experience for someone else's benefit.
  • Discussions with actors also give a lot to mentors: new information, fresh ideas and stimuli for developing oneself and one's work community.
  • As a mentor, you can keep up to date and network. 
  • You can submit your contact information in our mentor base at any time for future programmes. Enrolment does not bind you to any particular programme: we will contact mentors when launching new programmes.
  • We are in a continuous need of new mentors.
  • Participation in a programme requires the capacity to bind oneself in the process.
  • Enrol as a mentor

Actors develop professionally

  • Mentoring is a well-suited method for active people looking to develop.
  • Participation necessitates the definition of one's own professional development goals and central themes.
  • Actors receive support for specifying their own goals, advancing their career plans and developing professionally.
  • An actor's participation fee is €120.
  • There is a queue for the groups in the metropolitan area, but we recommend that you submit your contact information for future programmes.
  • Participation in a programme requires the capacity to bind oneself in the process.
  • Enrol as an actor

Most common subject areas covered in mentoring:

  • Specification of career plans;
  • Increasing self-knowledge;
  • Identification of strengths and development needs;
  • Coaching for job search;
  • Returning to working life, coordination of family life and work;
  • Supervisory duties;
  • Networking;
  • Internationality.