The INDEED Online Course is primarily designed for Entrepreneurship Educators in colleges and continuing VET comprising enterprise trainers, lecturers, business coaches, as well as, small businesses, encompassing early-stage entrepreneurs and established sole traders, micro and small enterprises.

The INDEED Course suits all mentoring digital levels especially those who are just beginning to engage in digital mentoring. The INDEED Course consolidates mentors’ skills and confidence to using mobile and digital learning resources and opens them up to the ability to recommend digital solutions to their clients. This is done by providing entrepreneurship educators with practical guidance on the different ways to communicate with their mentees through various digital platforms such as Word Press, Webinars and TED-Ed.

The digital platforms have been carefully chosen to present the Course to reinforce enterprise trainers, lecturers and business coaches digital learning experience and demonstrate how they can use these tools for their own digital mentoring. The INDEED Course includes five modules which comprehensively cover five key mentoring topics Communication, Collaboration, Project Planning, creativity, and Inclusion.

Covid-19 and Social Distancing Doesn’t have to Disrupt Entrepreneurship Education!!

INDEED, allows entrepreneurship educators to adapt to the current pandemic which has many more people adapting business to the virtual environment. Leading direct reports and collaborating with customers remain business imperatives in the new “workplace.” Great enterprise trainers show up and engage with those in crises and uncertain times, even when that requires creativity and adaptation. There are several reasons not to let your commitments slide and INDEED allows you to keep your commitments from a digital perspective.

Facing an uncertain future, entrepreneurship educators now more than ever need to leverage connections with their learners to help them lower anxiety, overcome imposter syndrome, grasp hold of their hopeful vision and show them how they can not only weather the storm but continue to thrive in their business.

Overview of the INDEED Online Course and Modules


Module 1 Communication

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Learn how not to be a mentor
  • Learn from other mentors how to master your communication skills
  • Develop a deeper understanding and perfect your mentoring communication skills
  • Learn how to build trust as a mentor and make mentoring meaningful
  • Discover your strengths and weaknesses as a mentor
  • Get motivated to start learning how to use TED-Ed as a mentoring too
Module 1

Module 2 Collaboration

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Learn what Collaborative Mentoring and Virtual Collaboration is
  • Develop an understanding of the benefits of collaborative mentoring
  • Learn the most important elements to ensure your Collaborative Mentoring approach works
  • Gain knowledge on the different types of Collaborative Mentoring in a Digital Age with a variety of European Examples
  • Equip yourself with the skills, characteristics, and environment necessary to be a great Collaborative Mentor
  • Develop an appreciation and understanding of how important it is to have a Peer Collaborative network
Module 2

Module 3 Project Planning

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Learn to effectively integrate a virtual project management platform and learn how this can be achieved using a specific mentoring approach
  • Develop a deeper understanding of what is required when deciding on the right project management tool for your client or mentee
  • Know all the useful techniques of a INDEED Project Management tool and have access to all the back-up webinar resources you need to back up smooth integration
  • Experience how effectively webinars can be used, as a tool of communication and will be invited to create your own Zoom webinar
Module 3

Module 4 Creativity

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Cultivate and practice your creativity by learning useful tricks and implementing methods and exercises into your mentoring daily
  • Learn different creative thinking as a necessity and how you can do this by using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Develop a better understanding of how networking and collaboration fosters the development of good ideas and creative thinking in the workplace
  • Engage with different digital tools which can enhance your role as a mentor and ensure you maximise your creative potential
Module 4

Module 5 Inclusivity

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of diversity, in relation to the development, deployment, management, use and impact of digital tools
  • Become aware of the developing accessible digital tools that cater to diverse physical, sensory, and cognitive abilities
  • Understand the value of employing digital entrepreneurship training programmes for a variety of groups, such as migrants, women, youth etc.
  • Learn to implement training initiatives that include opportunities to build networks and gain access to business development service providers.
  • Learn to include clear targets, for different population groups, in strategies to ensure that lack of digital accessibility does not exclude people from future entrepreneurship
Module 5