Sponsorship versus Mentorship: Career Advancement

with Shai L. Butler, David E. Jones

May 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET

About This Course

This course is free for members of the African American KC. For more information about pricing (and how to make sure you're getting the appropriate discount), please read below the course description.

The purpose of this webinar is to inform Knowledge Community members about the difference between mentors and sponsors and how each role functions in career development.

Read more on the topic of mentorship with this piece from presenter Dr. Shai Butler: Paying It Forward... Mentoring across Lines of Difference.

Learning Outcomes

This session will answer these pivotal questions:

  • How do you select or begin participation in a mentorship or sponsorship?
  • Which partnership is best for you?
  • What steps are key in utilizing mentorship or sponsorship in professional development?
  • How do you maintain that the partnership over time?

Knowledge Community Pricing

Members of the African American KC will be able to register for this course for free through June 24, 2018. Once you register, you will always have access to the content.

To ensure that you receive the appropriate pricing for the course, you must be a member of NASPA, and also a member of the African American KC. You will see the correct price in your cart once you click on "Take this Course."

If the price does not come up as free for you, please take the following steps:

  • DO NOT complete your registration. We will not issue refunds once you have completed the purchase of the course.
  • Login to naspa.org by clicking the blue "Login" button in the center of the page.
  • Scroll until you see the grey sidebar on the right hand side of the screen and the link to "View My Personal Snapshot."
  • Confirm that your membership is still active (there will be a link to join or renew if it is not).
  • Click on "Edit My Profile" and scroll down the page until you get to "NASPA Engagement Details."
  • You will see the KCs that you are currently a member of; if your membership to the African American KC is not listed, please add it.
  • Click "Save" at the bottom of the page.

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • Live session access information will be listed before the session has aired.

  • All sessions are recorded. Once the session is over, the recording will be available approximately one week after the air date. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).





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