Applications for 2021

Applications for the 2021 Mentoring Program will open February 2021.

To register your interest in participating, send an email to [email protected] with the following details:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Member number
  • Designation
  • Interested in becoming a (Please write 'Mentor' or 'Mentee')

The CPA Australia Mentoring Program is an eight-month program that pairs suitable mentors and mentees in a fantastic learning and development experience.

The initiative aims to:

  • help mentees further develop their skills and benefit from an experienced member's knowledge, guidance and insights
  • provide mentors the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to a fellow member's career, share their skills and experience and give back to the profession
  • capitalise on the existing skills and knowledge within CPA Australia membership to grow the potential of our future leaders.

Applications for the 2021 Mentoring Program will open February 2021.

▶ Watch: Past Participants' Experience

Who can participate?

There are two distinct programs running in 2021:


Mentee

Mentor

Early Career

  • Member of CPA Australia
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • if an ASA, must have completed one CPA Program Segment in the last 12 months
  • Financial member for the year
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • 6-12 years relevant work experience
  • Financial member for the year

Mid Career

  • Member of CPA Australia
  • 6-12 years relevant work experience
  • Financial member for the year
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • 10+ years relevant work experience
  • 5+ years' experience managing people
  • Financial member for the year

Note: The 2021 program is running in Australia and New Zealand only.


Resources

  1. Program guidelines and key dates: Mentoring Program Information Pack (PDF)
  2. Mentor Program Code of Conduct (PDF)
  3. For more information, email: [email protected]

2020 Program

415 pairs of mentors and mentees across Australia and New Zealand participated in the 2020 Mentoring Program. See the program’s positive impact on both parties at the mid-way point of the program:

Mentee


 
85% 

85% mentee goals are on track, ahead of schedule of completed

 
92% 

92% Satisfied with participating in the program

 
96% 

96% would recommend the program to a fellow CPA member

Mentor


 
78% 

78% of their mentee goals are on track, ahead of schedule of completed

 
83% 

83% Satisfied with participating in the program

 
94% 

94% would recommend the program to a fellow CPA member

Note: These results are from the mid-program review held in August 2020.

Hear from past participants