Mentoring Program

Mentoring is key for developing and sustaining a satisfying professional career, it enables
each of us to grow, learn, transform, and accomplish goals. As part of our members' career development 
support role, we offer our Mentoring Program designed for CFA Society France members contemplating 
a career change, having moved into a new role, or simply trying to realize their full potential in their current
Selected mentees will be paired with seasoned professionals interested in accompanying a fellow member 
in their professional development.

For whom is it designed ?

Mentees: All CFA Charterholders in France at a changing point in their career in search of support and advice.

Mentors: All experienced CFA Charterholders willing to accompany fellow members in their career development.

  • Evolution to management or new leadership roles

  • Setting actionable goals for the next career steps

  • Navigating a career transition

  • Achieving work/life balance

  • Understanding company cultural codes

  • Managing changing environments

  • Working in a French environment (for international professionals)

  • Starting or scaling up your own business

Benefits :

For Mentees:

  • Better know their strengths and weaknesses through a sincere analysis and reflection

  • Receive constructive and relevant feedback from a fellow professional with similar previous experience

  • Learn to ask and receive support

  • Consolidate their professional project

For Mentors:

  • Active listening

  • Giving constructive feedback

  • Setting actionable goals

  • Performance coaching

  • Encouraging and motivating others

  • Influencing others

  • Personal satisfaction from sharing experience and competences

  • Honing relationship building skills

It should be noted that Mentors show commitment to the CFA Code of Ethics by maintaining and improving their professional competence and striving to maintain and improve the competence of other investment professionals.

For CFA Society France:

  • Building a dynamic community while ensuring the success of each individual as they achieve personal and professional goals

  • Preparing our future Society leaders, many of our current Committee Heads and Board members' first steps in the Society were in the Mentoring program!