Coaching and Mentoring

Enhance your abilities as a coach and trusted mentor


The role of a coach or mentor can have a significant positive impact on people’s lives – at work, in an association or team, and even among family and friends. In fact, a great coach/mentor can help improve a company’s morale and environment by inspiring employees looking for advice and guidance. This program will give you the tools you need to grow from being a good mentor to being a great one. Become an invaluable resource for your company and for all the individuals you help.

Key Benefits and Takeaways

  • Learn the difference between mentoring and coaching
  • Share your knowledge and experience in impactful ways
  • Apply coaching to improve individual and team performance
  • Enhance your ability to become a trusted advisor
  • Adapt your coaching style to any situation
  • Engage in effective coaching conversations
  • Understand your skills, motivations, and limitations

You will benefit greatly from this program if you are in a position to support training and development, transfer knowledge, develop skills, and/or implement change in the corporate structure of your company or non-profit organization.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly rated faculty members, course materials, results-oriented exercises, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks)*, and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

*Meal service is included for in-person programs only.

Topics covered in this course

  • Coaching vs. mentoring
  • Coaching styles, goals, and phases
  • Coaching process and conversation
  • Coaching toolkit for positive impact
  • Learn to inspire and address any lack of motivation
  • Overcome resistance to change
  • Guide others toward appropriate action and behaviour
  • Develop and implement career strategies
  • Structure, enhance, and support the learning process
  • Coach teams to achieve excellence
  • Improve team decision making and cohesion
  • Build a collaborative environment

Course Leaders

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Jane Reichman Van Toch


Jane Reichman Van Toch

Jane Reichman Van Toch is a specialist in strengthening individual, team and organizational performance. She began her career as a practicing lawyer in the private sector, later transitioning to the role of educator/consultant in the areas of organizational effectiveness, leadership and emotional intelligence. She came to McGill University in 2010 as Senior Advisor - Organizational Development and Talent Management, later joining the McGill Executive Institute faculty. Jane holds two Bachelor of Law degrees from McGill and a Masters in Human Systems Intervention (Organizational Development) from Concordia.