In addition to our training programmes we provide one to one mentoring support
to shared service architects in the field.
Being a shared service practitioner can be a lonely, tough and highly emotional role. In addition to working long hours on projects, you have to balance your relationships with the leadership of the partners in order to maintain the status of a 'trusted person'. In addition you may be drawing up plans to make the jobs of colleagues you know well, and have worked with for many years, redundant.
Both these issues can make it difficult for you to turn to leaders and colleagues to work through complex and key decision making activities in these multi-million pound projects.
However, your effectiveness can be sustained by having a knowledgeable mentor who can help you work through some of the wicked problems encountered in shared services. We can provide you with short and long term mentoring support from our team of experienced shared service architects and practitioners.
All mentoring programmes are bespoke by design, tailored to the development needs of the shared service architect and the capacity building requirements of their organisation. Mentoring support can take many forms ranging from telephone support and guidance, one-to-one coaching, right through to input on shared service programme management and governance.
Examples of mentoring support offered include, one-to-one CEO coaching, mentoring of in-house shared service architects and their teams, help facilitate organisations review their own relative collaborative advantage compared with their shared service partners.
Shared service projects are complex. Mentoring support can help your shared service project by rapidly embedding the skills and capabilities within your organisation to lead projects and to help shorten the lead-time from visioning to business case.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how mentoring can help you.