Mentoring program

Hear what past participants have to say about our Mentoring Program

CPA Australia Mentoring Program: Mentee

Mentee Jacqueline Miao CPA talks about her experience in the program.

CPA Australia Mentoring Program: Mentor

Mentor Alan Lim FCPA talks about his experience in the program.

Who can participate in the Mentoring Program?

There are two mentoring programs running in 2021, each targeting members at different career stages.

  Mentee Mentor
Early career
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Three to five years' relevant work experience
  • If participating as an ASA, the mentee must have completed one CPA Program Segment in the past 12 months
  • Financial member for the year
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Six to twelve years' relevant work experience
  • Financial member for the year
Mid-career
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Six to twelve years' relevant work experience
  • Financial member for the year
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • More than ten years relevant work experience
  • More than five years' experience managing people
  • Financial member for the year

Note: The 2021 mentoring program will operate only in Australia and New Zealand. We'll share information about an international pilot later this year.

Resources and guidelines

The information below will give you a good overview of the program including key dates and what’s expected of you if you participate:

Mentoring Program information packPDF · 665.7 KB

Program guidelines and key dates

For more information, email [email protected]

Outcomes of the 2020 Mentoring Program

In 2020, more than 400 pairs of mentors and mentees participating in the program. They reporting the following benefits from their participation;

Mentees

  • 94 per cent saw a positive impact on their personal learning and growth
  • 88 per cent saw a positive impact on their attitude to their role
  • 94 per cent were satisfied with participating in the program
  • 99 per cent would recommend the program to a fellow CPA member

Mentors

  • 89 per cent saw a positive impact on their personal learning and growth
  • 67 per cent saw a positive impact on their career satisfaction
  • 88 per cent were satisfied with participating in the program
  • 95 per cent would recommend the program to a fellow CPA member