Professional Mentorship Program (PMP) Overview

CPHR Manitoba’s Professional Mentorship Program (PMP) is open to members only.

Whether you are a newcomer to the field of HR, a mid-level practitioner, or a senior practitioner, the PMP can support you to expand, refine and build new skills. 

The goal of the program is to provide mutual benefit to both Mentors and Mentees, fostering an environment of mutual trust and respect. The relationship should be viewed as a partnership, where both parties openly and freely exchange ideas, discuss challenges and explore potential solutions.

If you already have an established mentor or mentee and you both mutually agree to be paired together for the duration of the program, you may request to be paired together. Each person should complete the appropriate application, followed up by an email to Lindsey Barnett to indicate that you would like to be paired with an existing mentor/mentee. 

New for 2018-2019*

Participants in this year's program will be using an online platform, MentorCity, to facilitate the mentoring relationship. This program will provide increased engagement for each pairing and guide you along the way in your journey through the program. 

We are looking forward to launching this program and hope that each pairing utilizes it to its fullest potential. The capabilities are endless and we can't wait to share it with you! 

Time Commitment

The PMP runs from September to April. Participants are expected to commit to a minimum of 2-4 hours per month to interacting with their mentoring partner, with the form and frequency varying for each pair. 

Expectations for Participants

It is expected that both mentees and mentors  

  • Work together to create a written learning and development plan at the beginning of the relationship using the online tools provided
  • Track interaction for the duration of the program using the online mentorship log
  • Participate in an online orientation session at the beginning of the program
  • Utilize the tools provided to assist in the mentoring relationship
  • Meet and/or communicate on a regular basis throughout the program
  • Complete a survey at the end of the program to provide valuable feedback for the future of the program

CPHR Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours

CPHR members are eligible to claim 10 hours per year of CPD hours for participating in the program. 
It is important to maintain a Mentoring Log as proof of your participation in the program.

Note: It is the applicant’s responsibility to maintain these records. Log are only required to be submitted in the event that you are selected for audit of your CPD hours.


There is a $75 fee for Mentees to register for the program. Mentor registrations are free. 

If you are interested in participating as both a Mentor and a Mentee, you must complete both applications. 

How to Apply

Applications for the 2018 – 2019 program are now closed. Late applicants may be accommodated if a suitable mentor/mentee is available. Please contact to discuss opportunities. 

More about being a Mentor

More about being a Mentee


For more information, please contact:

Lindsey Barnett 
Events & Programs Coordinator 

Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba)
1810-275 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, Manitoba / R3B 2B3
tel. 204.943.2836 / fax. 204.943.1109 / email.

For additional information please visit: CPHR.CA

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