01.

How much Time is required for the mentor?

The mentor will spend minimum 9 hours with the mentee. This can be face to face or over the phone. Additional mentor time may be required to follow up on suggestions or information provided by the mentee.

02.

How much Time is required for the mentee?

The mentee will spend minimum 9 hours with the mentor. This can be face to face or over the phone. Additional time may be required to follow up on suggestions or information etc. as a result of these meetings.

03.

How long is the program?

The mentor/mentee relationship will last 3 months. If you wish to continue in the formal mentoring program at the end of this period you must re-apply.

04.

Who is eligible to be a mentee?

PMI TORONTO members in good standing. Typically a mentee is somebody employed as or seeking the role of a project manager, program manager, project coordinator, or project scheduler and is looking to advance own career. Applicants must attend the mandatory training meeting to be eligible to participate in the program.

05.

What is mentoring?

Mentoring is the act of helping someone to improve their leadership, career and soft skills.

06.

Are only professionals from specific industries allowed to participate?

All industries are welcome.

How Do I apply to the program?

All PMI Toronto members will be emailed the following information on how to participate in the program. These steps apply to both Mentors and Mentees

Mentor/Mentee

  1. Review FAQs
  1. Update Resume
  1. Complete online application and submit a resume through web site https://www.pmitoronto.ca/login when registration is open.



    The link above will open up at the PMI Toronto log in webpage.  Please log in to your account and on the member dashboard click on the 'My Career Accelerator Program' tab, on the next page proceed to fill out your application.
  1. Application registration closes by 11:59 pm on August 28, 2021.
  1. Notification on a mentor-mentee match by September 8, 2021.
  1. Receive confirmation of your match or request a re-match by September 11, 2021.
  1. Pay participation fee of $50 + HST to Chapter offices by September 15, 2021.

    (Note a link to the payment page will be sent to successful applicants)
  1. Attend the mandatory training day on September 18, 2021.

 

Who is eligible to be a mentor?

PMI TORONTO members in good standing.  Typically a mentor will:

  • Be considered a senior project manager by his/her peers
  • Have 7+ years of experience as a project manager or project related roles
  • Have a PMP designation
  • Knows/understands the Canadian project management job market and career development process

 

What meeting are scheduled for the program?

The training, the mid-program meeting and the final meeting (lesson learned).

Why is there a training session?

Best practices indicate a successful mentoring program is based on:

i) a good mentor/mentee match 

ii) a training session to provide guidelines and set-up expectations for mentors and mentees.

 

Further Information?

Please send an email to careeracceleratorprogram@pmitoronto.ca and a Career Accelerator Team member will contact you shortly.