Mentoring to Increase Employee Retention and Diversity

Author: Jennifer Kowal

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

Losing well trained employees costs significant time and money. Organizations that implement a mentoring culture have an easier time attracting and retaining strong talent, as potential and current employees feel optimistic about their chances to learn and grow. Strong mentorship programs consider and reflect an organization’s culture and goals and work to make sure mentor relationships are a two way street.

Publication Date: August 2021

Topics Covered

  • What is Mentoring and How Can it Help an Organization?
  • Features of Good Mentoring Programs
  • How Mentoring Can Improve Diversity and Inclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the most important aspects of successful mentor relationship
  • Identify why mentorship culture helps attract and retain the most talented employees
  • Describe how to determine and implement goals for mentor relationships
  • Identify how to have both parties benefit from the mentorship
  • Recognize when mentoring works best
  • Identify how mentoring is different than coaching
  • Recognize correct statements regarding mentoring programs
  • Identify what to look for in a mentor
  • Recognize what you should do when thinking about assigning mentors


Instructional Method

NASBA Field of Study
Business Management & Organization (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

Registration Options
Regular Fee $62.00

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