Mentorship Matters: How to Guide, Support, and Help Others (Hybrid)

Course Category: Education | Level 2 Course

Course Code: EDU 201

Instructor: Dr. Tamara Gray

Course Dates: January 14 - April 28

Day: Sundays

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm CST

Daylight savings time will begin in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier starting March 10.

Class times are subject to change during the month of Ramadan. There will be no class in the last 10 days of Ramadan.

Course Description: 

As da'iyas - the teachers and leaders of tomorrow - students in this course will learn a variety of techniques for understanding and managing their roles, including the learning and implementing of spiritually mature practices, alongside practical components of community and religious service. Scholarship, service, and support are the key components that form the foundation from which this comprehensive course will introduce and explore the various psychological and spiritual elements of helping different audiences in varying walks of life.


Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until May 31, 2024.


 Students should women ages 17 and above.

Course Requirements: 

Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, complete a term paper, and submit a final exam.

This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.



Required: Women of a Certain Age Joan Kennedy
Required:: The Elements of Mentoring W. Brad Johnson
  1. Women of a Certain Age, by Joan Kennedy
  2. The Elements of Mentoring, by W. Brad Johnson

A book list will be provided through the course forum. Each student will choose 1 book from the list.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

  •  $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  •  $20.00 late registration fee after January 5th (if seats are available)
  •  Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Registration Options:

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Contact: For inquiries, contact