Regardless of the type of organization, developing a mentoring program is an impactful way to improve employee performance and achieve organizational goals. Successful mentoring programs can drive greater employee satisfaction including retention and productivity. While mentors and mentees can develop spontaneously, your organization can gain bigger benefits from actively creating a mentoring program. Using four simple steps - determining program objectives, designing the program, launching the program and receiving feedback - you will find that creating a mentorship program will reap great rewards in no time. Students at the Manchester location will be participating via web-based video conference transmitted from the host location in Dubuque.