Being a great mentee

Learn what aspirational mentees do to get the most out of their mentors and mentoring interactions.

In this course, you will learn the skills necessary to be a great mentee.


Your Instructor


Ravishankar Gundlapalli Ph.D.
Ravishankar Gundlapalli Ph.D.
Ravi Gundlapalli is the Founder and CEO of MentorCloud, a cloud-based peer-to-peer mentoring platform for enterprises and professional associations. Ravi is a globally recognized thought leader on learning and mentoring, and has been featured in Forbes, Forbes India, and HBR. Ravi was a speaker at the 8th World Demographic Forum in Switzerland, and also delivered a plenary talk on mentoring in Washington DC, at the invitation of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Before MentorCloud, Ravi led supply chain solutions for Boeing 787 Dreamliner. He mentored over 150 individuals, and one that stands out is his mentorship of Srikanth Bolla, a visually challenged student, who is now a social entrepreneur after graduating from MIT Sloan. Ravi’s vision is to connect 100 million mentors and mentees by 2020.

Ravi has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, M.S. from Florida Atlantic University, and B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Art of Mentoring?
Mentoring is sharing and learning and Art of Mentoring is an online course to teach you basic skills on how to leverage mentoring for your professional, entrepreneurial or academic career.
What are the benefits for a Mentor and Mentee?
- As a mentor with expertise in a particular area, you can share that expertise with someone you care about. Being a mentor is a direct demonstration of your leadership skill, and helps you to be recognized within the communities and organizations you are part of. - As a mentee with a desire to improve your competence in a particular area, you can lear what you need to know from those you trust and respect. Being a mentee is a direct demonstration of your willingness to learn new skills and continuously develop yourself as a future leader in the communities and organizations you are part of.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does unlimited access for a whole year sound to you? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for an entire year to watch as often as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund. No questions asked. But do give us feedback on what went wrong and how we can improve.

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