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(ISC)2 Singapore Chapter Mentor's Journey Talk

  • 27 Jul 2022
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • R2 Arena, Level 4, Lifelong Learning Institute - 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601


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Mentoring has been gearing up in recent years to be one of the key thrusts in developing talents. Organizations recognizes the mutual effect of development for both mentors and mentees when mentoring is implemented successfully. Mentors have the opportunity to expand their repertoire of professional knowledge and skills through facilitating effective mentoring conversations while Mentees have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and insight from individuals who have achieved a level of expertise that they aspire to attain. A common mistake mentors make is the eagerness to impart and download their knowledge, experience and their practical know-hows to the mentees. This result in a situation where the ownership of the action plans does not reside with the mentees thus the poor re4sponse in implementing the action plans for the development and growth.

This highly engaging talk seeks to bring across a common understanding of the different roles mentors play in a mentoring relationship and how mentors should position themselves so that they are able to guide, motivate, teach mentees effectively through impactful mentoring conversations. We will also be sharing some tips and techniques on how to transfer ownership of the action plans to the mentees thus making the mentoring relationship a meaningful and impactful one.

Topics to be covered

  • Role of a Mentor
  • What is mentoring?
  • Identifying the roles of a Mentor
  • 4 Functional Hats of a Mentor

     - Cultivator

     - Consultant

     - Counselor

     - Coach

Creating Mentoring Conversations

  • Paradigm shifts of a mentor
  • 3Cs approach to creating mentoring conversations
  • Importance of transferring ownership of Action Plans to the Mentees

Registration: RSVP via the Mentorship Email.

All RSVP before 23 July 2022 (23:59). No late submission is accepted. 


27 July 2022 2022

730pm - 9:30pm

    Where: Lifelong Learning Institute - Learning Hub in Singapore

    Trainer Profile


    Melvin Chia is the Founder and CEO of Brydan Group Pte Ltd & Youth Inspired Consulting Pte Ltd, a regional organizational development consultancy firm that helps organizations bridge business strategies, process and people together through practical leadership applications.

    As a motivational speaker, author and leadership trainer for more than 15 years, Melvin has conducted leadership programs for youth, educators, civil service and corporate organizations in countries such as USA, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia amongst others. 

    Melvin is a one of the first Certified Masters Behavioral Consultant (DISC), Certified Master facilitators of the The Leadership Challenge(R) (TLC) and Certified Coach in Leadership Practice Inventory (LPI) in Asia. He has profiled and trained more than 200,000 participants and has been regarded as one of the top 10 certified masters in Asia. He has certified many facilitators and has been a key mover for The Leadership Challenge in Asia. 

    Melvin has worked with organizations and companies such as Hilton (Asia Pacific), Panasonic (Vietnam), National Council of Social Services - Singapore, National Technological University - Singapore, Ministry of Education - Singapore, Workforce Singapore (WSG), Crimson Logic, Enterprises Singapore, SATS, Bank of Singapore, Bank of China, Prudential Singapore, Lazada, Thomson Reuters, Amazing Borneo amongst others, helping them to develop emerging leaders to C-Suite Executives to perform beyond their potential, translating into organizational productivity and effectiveness.

    In 2012 and 2016, he has been invited to be one of the speakers in the annual Leadership Challenge Forum, speaking on creating sustainable leadership development amongst emerging leaders in Asia. In 2017, he was invited to be one of the keynote speaker  and panelist in a WSG seminar speaking on Strategic Career Development and was one of the invited speaker for the STEP Sunburst Programme organized by Temasek Trust to speak to emerging leaders in ASEAN. He was also invited to share on Capital 95.8 FM and CNA 938 on the topic on organizational leadership, a topic that he is strongly passionate about. 

    Melvin specializes in creating international cultural awareness and adaptability within teams to enhance team and departmental dynamics, increasing employee engagement and effectiveness.


    • Change Management Strategist
    • Leadership Development Specialist
    • Organizational Development Specialist
    • Learning &  Development Specialist
    • Adult Learning Pedagogy Expert
    • Executive Facilitator
    • Public Speaker


    • MBA with Merit, University of Manchester
    • Certified Master in The Leadership Challenge
    • Certified Master Behavioral and Career Consultant, DISC
    • Certified Facilitator in The Student Leadership Challenge
    • Certified EverythingDISC Facilitator
    • Certified Big 5 Facilitator
    • Certified Advanced Behavioral Analyst
    • Certified International Coaching Federation Coach
    • Certified Solution Focused Coach
    • Certified ACLP Facilitator

    Published Work

    • Preparing Youths for the Workplace
    • Active Contributor of the Leadership Challenge Newsletter

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