Design & implementation

The purpose of the design and implementation of organisational mentoring programmes is to create the best possible framework for the individual mentor/mentee relationsships to work well and create results for the pairs and thus also create the desired results the organisation. 

Generally, a mentoring programme progresses through five phases; Decision, Preparation, Establishing the relationship, Learning and developing and Ending. When designing and implementing a mentoring programme, it is important to consider all these five phases prior to beginning the programme.


There are many different types of and approaches to the design of a mentoring programme. Here are some examples of different types of mentoring programmes:

  • Internal programmes – all participants are employees from the same organisation
  • Open programmes – also called cross mentoring where the participants are match across different organisations, who have joined forces to establish a mentoring programme


No mentoring programmes are identical and it is therefore important to define the purpose and goal of the programme based on the organisation’s current situation. The definition of mentoring and design of the programme must be adapted the readiness and needs of the organisation.


KMP+ House of Mentoring are specialised in the field, provides knowledge, and tools for the design and implementation of strategic mentoring programmes with business impact. We can help to design and implement entire or specific parts of a mentoring programme.

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We offer the following activities

Defining the purpose of the mentoring programme to linking it strategically to the company objectives, in order to ensure a positive perception and support from the stakeholders involved.

Defining the target group(s) for the mentoring programme to help focus the resources into a successful programme.

Designing the enrolment process for attracting and selecting mentees and mentors whether it be voluntary, by invitation only or through an application process.

Designing the content of the programme to ensure a common thread through the programme, create a foundation for the programme management and ensure the mentor and mentee’s motivation. Our core concept the Mentor+Game, based on mentor’s 10 situational mentoring roles, aims to strengthen the mentor and mentee relationship and increase the benefit of the mentor/mentee conversations.

Designing the matching process to ensure successful matches that will stretch both the talents/mentees and the mentors and provide relevant learning opportunities.

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