November 2, 2021 Launch Swedish Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Mentorship Program 2021 – 2022

Tuesday 2 November 2021
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Swedish Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Mentorship Program 2021 – 2022

21st-Century Leadership

Navigating in a world of change

Are you a young professional looking to accelerate your career and grow your professional network?
or
Are you an international business leader within the Chamber’s network looking for an opportunity to connect and support the next generation’s business leaders?
                          

Apply today to the Swe-Cham Mentorship Program 2021-2022!

With the Young Professional Mentorship Program, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce is supporting the next generation’s leaders by connecting young and ambitious talents with experienced international business professionals from across all fields and sectors within the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

The program includes a series of five joint group workshops and seminars, facilitated by the course director, and involving both mentors and mentees. In addition, mentors and mentees meet for one-to-one mentoring sessions over the course of the Mentorship period, whether it’s face to face, over Zoom, or by phone. The program is open to Swedish Chamber YP Members, ideally a couple of years into their career.

What makes the difference between a career that thrives and one that stalls? For many in the business world, it’s a mentor. In addition to helping you to define your professional development path, a mentor can help you deal with the everyday concerns in your daily job life.

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Mentorship Program is an 8-month program consisting of 5 mandatory Seminars and workshops covering topics as navigating in a world of change, past pandemic business culture, personal development, and mindfulness and recovery, inspired and supported by senior business professionals from across all fields and sectors within the Swedish-Dutch business community. It strives to provide participants with the opportunity to grow in their careers and to enrich their personal developments by exchanging experiences, views, and knowledge. By utilizing the Chamber’s extensive network of international business leaders, the program offers Young Professionals a unique Mentor experience.

 

 

The Program
The highly successful program includes one-to-one sessions, 5 mandatory seminars, and workshops, further described below. The program aims to help you to reach your goal for personal growth and development, to prepare you for the 21st century of leadership, increase your professional leadership skills as well as to share experiences and insights with others, and building on your business network. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program was launched in October 2012. Since then, more than 100 Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber have followed the program and benefited from their future personal and professional growth. The many Mentors have benefited to meet the new generation leaders of the future and learning more about their insights and values.

 

Who?
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is open to Young Professionals members of the Swedish Chamber and members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and encourages both mentors and mentees to register. It is designed for Young Professionals between 25 and 36 years old with high ambitions to develop and grow. The ideal Mentee has a few years of work experience and knowledge of managing and executing projects.

For Mentors, a special Mentor meeting will be planned (zoom) prior to the launch to share Mentor guidelines and best practices.

 

How?
The Mentor/Mentee couples will be selected carefully according to the application forms by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in close co-operations with the Program director. After mentors are paired up with mentees both Mentors and Mentees are participating at the five pre-scheduled. In between the mandatory meetings one-on-one meetings are encouraged to take place once every six weeks, in person or digitally, offering opportunities for in-depth discussions.

The personal success of the Mentorship Program is most of all depending on your commitment to yourself and to invest time in You!

 

When?
Launch November 2, 2021 – June 7, 2022.
Mentor guidelines meeting October 26, 2021, Time: 17.00 – 18.00

YP Mentee meeting October 25, 2021,

What?
For 8 months you will benefit from having a Mentor or being the Mentor to a Mentee and building a Mentorship relation. You will learn more about yourself and learning from others. You will share insights and ideas with experts on 21st-century Leadership and navigating in a world of change. You will get to know and share ideas with other members both from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and YP Young Professionals.

 

Costs?
The Participation Fee for Mentors and Mentees for the Mentorship Program 2021-2022 includes:
Professional Program Coaching by Hendrik Jan Guitink, Partner AIMS International Netherlands
Professional Program planning
Personal Mentor/Mentee
5 Seminars/Workshops featuring professional experts from across various fields and sectors
Certificate end of the Mentorship Program

Euro 50.00 p.p. excl. VAT to be transferred to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce before the start of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program.

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
17.00-18.00
Mentor meeting sharing Mentor guidelines and frameworks (Mentors only)


Tuesday, November 2, 2021
18.30-21.00
Introduction and speed dating
Hendrik Jan Guitink

During the first meeting, the Kick-off, you will meet your Mentor/Mentee and you will get introduced to the Mentorship program and what to expect. The program and guidelines will be presented, and the material will be supplied, including a Mentorship agreement. At the kick-off, we will also have a Kick-off Speed Dating session to get to know each other better and to make it possible to build your business network and to make progress from day one of your Mentorship Program participation.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
18.30-21.00
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A changing (Technology) working Landscape
Marcel Damen
Founder – Horizon Internet Technologies
Founder – Fare Care Solutions

With the acceleration in digital, the demands on technology — for speed, flexibility, reliability, security, and value — have radically increased. What does it mean for business leaders, how to review and transform ideas and organizations?

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
18.30-21.00
Social Skills
Speaker TBC

Social skills are essential to effective communication, and no leader can be efficient and effective if one cannot communicate well with those who they lead. It is about consistency, integrity, setting an example, and being a role model. People will follow you and share the same vision if they see consistency between your speech and behavior on a daily basis. Additionally, you should earn the respect and trust of your team, without the use of power or hierarchy.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
18.30-21.00
Business Culture
Gabriele Hamm Adler
People & business developer/ coach/ facilitator/ founder and owner of GHA Development, Celemi solution partner / AIMS International Leadership Consultant


Everything is changing so fast, and it has become more important for the leader to understand everything that’s happening around us, but also to be able to understand how it will impact the organization you are working for. How to be genuine but also to understand that values change over time.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
18.30-21.00
Mindfulness and recovery
Speaker TBC

Whether our leadership affects millions, hundreds, or a handful, we can no longer afford to be on autopilot in our lives, with our families, or in our organizations.

Practice Mindfulness & Cultivate Presence
Build Emotional Intelligence
Develop Availability, Flexibility, Resilience
Focus on Integrity and Ethics
Embrace Radical Responsibility
Lead from Radical Possibility
Live the Spirit of Mastery

 

Start your Mentee or Mentor journey today by filling in the application form before the 26th of October, 2021. The match-making process of Mentees and Mentors will be ongoing, therefore apply as soon as possible.

 

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021 is supported by:

 

Venue

Swedish Chamber of Commerce
Edge Olympic
Amsterdam

Participation Fee

The Participation Fee for Mentors and Mentees for the Mentorship Program 2021-2022 includes:
Professional Program Coaching by Hendrik Jan Guitink, Partner AIMS International Netherlands
Professional Program planning
Personal Mentor/Mentee
5 Seminars/Workshops featuring professional experts from across various fields and sectors
Certificate end of the Mentorship Program

Euro 50.00 p.p. excl. VAT to be transferred to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce before the start of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program. 

Registration details

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program is open to Young Professionals members of the Swedish Chamber and members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and encourages both mentors and mentees to register. It is designed for Young Professionals between 25 and 36 years old with high ambitions to develop and grow. The ideal Mentee has a few years of work experience and knowledge of managing and executing projects.

Upon registration we will send you the Application form.

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