• Patty  Alper

    Patty Alper

    Thought Leader, Speaker, Author of Project Based Mentoring

Mentoring will ignite long-term positive development in an employee, student or young adult and is a gratifying and life-changing experience that can help transform both your business and your personal bottom line. This course teaches crucial mentoring skills needed for a successful mentoring experience.

Patty Alper is an author, speaker, and expert in the art of mentoring. In her recent book, Teach to Work, she offers insights and actionable steps on how to close the skills gap in America by preparing the next generation for the jobs of tomorrow.

Through dynamic video tutorials, downloadable lessons and interactive quizzes, this eCourse provides a step-by-step guide to help professionals across all types of industries and institutions learn how to effectively help transform lives, as you mentor one student at a time.

Why should you learn about Mentoring?
Did you ever consider that by simply showing up, sharing your professional experience, and describing how you overcame bumps along the way, you could inspire a lightbulb moment for a student? By taking this course, not only will you gain valuable insight and skills on how to effectively mentor, but those results will actually transform your life, that of your organization, and have a long-term impact on your mentee as well.  

Who is Patty and what is Teach to Work?
With over 18 years of hands-on mentoring experience, Patty Alper is a world-class expert, prominent speaker and the author of Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project, can Close the Skills Gap in America. This Course delivers insight and process as presented in the book in bite-size, short lessons designed to enrich your mentoring experience.

What am I going to get from this course?
As you follow the book and the Course you will walk away with:

  • Valuable tools to become a successful mentor
  • Confidence and new skills in an intergenerational relationship
  • Understanding a clearly defined role that fits easily in your wheelhouse
  • Case studies, interactive games, and exercises that make learning easy and fun
  • Actionable steps to utilize in your workplace immediately

    Mentoring for Maximum Results is perfect for:
  • Individuals and companies who want to create a mentoring program
  • Individuals in companies engaged in mentoring programs who want to become more effective
  • Women in leadership positions
  • CEO’s, Executives, Managers and Leaders
  • Managers who want to expand their mentoring skills
  • Organizations that want to offer its members added value to membership
  • Anyone who desires to share their knowledge
  • Anyone with the common goal of passing on skills to the next generation.
  • Students who wish to mentor and help pave their path for the future.


What do I need to take this course?

To get the most out of this course, it's encouraged you purchase Patty's book Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America. Find out purchasing options inside the course.

Bulk Orders & Discounts: If you are an organization interested in purchasing this course and the book for your team, please contact us for discount pricing!

For orders 25 or more, the Teach to Work eBook is included for free with every purchase. 

Free Bonus: Offer! Bulk orders also receive a free 25-page downloadable guide "An Implementation Guide for Mentor Program Coordinators", written to support individuals within organizations who will be assigned to coordinate all aspects of mentorship.

Course curriculum

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    Chapter 1: Why Is Mentoring a Wave of the Future? (Teach to Work; Chapters 1,2,3)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 1
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 1: Why Do Companies Mentor? (Teach to Work, Chapter 1)
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 2: What’s in it for the Company? (Teach to Work, Chapter 1)
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 3: What’s in it for The Actual Mentor? (Teach to Work, Chapter 2)
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 4: Personal Story (Teach to Work, Chapter 2)
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 5: What’s In It For the Student? (Teach to Work, Chapter 3) FREE PREVIEW
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 6: Chapter One Highlights
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    Chapter 2: Exercises to Help You Become A Meaningful Mentor (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 2
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 1: Influencer Reflection Exercise FREE PREVIEW
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 2: Action Step Suggestion
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 3: Seven Principles of The Trust Game (PDF) - Download Before Watching Lesson 5
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 4: Trust Game Definitions (PDF) - Download Before Watching Lesson 5
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 5: The Trust Game Exercise (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 2, Lesson 6: The Confidence or Success Game (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
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    Chapter 3: Setting Expectations (Teach to Work, Chapter 5)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 3
    • Chapter 3, Lesson 1: Rules of Engagement: Who, What and Where (Teach to Work, Chapter 5)
    • Chapter 3, Lesson 2: Ethical Issues (Teach to Work, Chapter 5)
    • Chapter 3, Lesson 3: Download – Your Schedule & Planning Your Class Visits (PDF)
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    Chapter 4: The Teachers Life (Teach to Work, Chapters 4-6 & 8)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 4
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 1: Meet the Teacher (Teach to Work, Chapter 6)
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 2: Where Does a Mentor Fit In? (Teach to Work, Chapter 6)
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 3: Helpful Tools (Teach to Work, Chapter 5)
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 4: Download Mentor Contact & Schedule Form (PDF)
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 5: The Overarching Assignment (Teach to Work, Chapters 4 & 6)
    • Chapter 4, Lesson 6: Understanding The Student Role & Risks (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
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    Chapter 5: Project Based Mentoring (Teach to Work, Chapters 4, 6 & 11 )
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    Chapter 6: Designing a Project (Teach to Work, Chapters 4 & 8)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 6
    • Chapter 6, Lesson 1: Finding the Idea! – 4 Points (Teach to Work, Chapters 4 & 8)
    • Chapter 6, Lesson 2: Download – Project Ideas (PDF)
    • Chapter 6, Lesson 3: Designing Your Project Assignment (Teach to Work, Chapters 4 & 8)
    • Chapter 6, Lesson 4: Download - Mini Project (PDF)
    • Chapter 6, Lesson 5: Download - Flow Chart (PDF)
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    Chapter 7: One on One with Student (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Instructions: How to Use Chapter 7
    • Chapter 7: Introduction (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 1: Opening Dialogue (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 2: Confidentiality (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 3: Empathetic Listening (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 4: Strategies (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 5: Strategy Review (PDF - Please Download)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 5: Strategy Review (PDF - Please Download)
    • Chapter 7, Lesson 6: Scenarios & Exercises (Teach to Work, Chapter 8)
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    Chapter 8: Closure (Teach to Work, Chapters 7, 10, 11)

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