Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce

Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce

From:
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El Pomar Foundation - Penrose House: 1661 Mesa Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906

Class Size Limit :: 45
Registration Fee :: $150
Number of sessions in track :: 3
Session dates :: March 8, 15 and 22, 2018

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10% discounts are available for UCCS, OPED affiliation
and/or for BBB Accredited Businesses

Email Shawna Lippert at OPED@uccs.edu for the discount code to use at registration

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This seminar track is the second out of four tracks within the Multi-Generational Professional Seminar Series, brought to you by the UCCS College of Business, Office of Professional & Executive Development (OPED) and Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado (BBB).
 
Many organizations have workforces that encompass three, even four, separate workplace generations. Finding the balance to obtain successful results from a multi-generational team can be challenging.


This three-part track will examine the differences in what motivates these workplace generations and how to develop a basic plan to bring the workplace generations together. Sessions will explore a strategic approach to building a multi-generational workforce ready for long-range challenges. The series will also explore a strategic approach to building leaders for your new multi-generational workforce, including promotion of internal employees and hiring.


RECOMMENDED PARTICIPANTS

This 3-session seminar track is tailored for the following recommended participants:

  • Business owners
  • Organizational leaders
  • Professionals
  • Supervisors, managers and directors
  • HR professionals
  • Employees

PROGRAM FORMAT

The program consists of three, 2-hour sessions, spaced one week apart. See the program outline below.


APPLICATION OF LEARNING

This program is an executive education offering, meaning that it will include theory, research and evidence-based practices into the topics of leading a multi-generational workforce.  The program will also cover strategies of how to apply the theory and evidence-based practices into your own organization and specific industry. 


CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the UCCS College of Business if all sessions within a track are successfully completed.


PROGRAM FEES INCLUDE

  • Program handouts 
  • Light breakfast, coffee and water each day
  • Networking
  • Parking 
  • Certificate of completion from the UCCS College of Business (if all sessions within a track are completed)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Session 1: Leading a Multi-generational Workforce: Part 1
Thursday, March 8 |  Registration & Networking: 8:00 am - 8:30 am  |  Session:  8:30 am - 10:30 am

Many organizations have workforces that encompass three, even four, separate workplace generations. Finding the balance to obtain successful results from a multi-generational team can be challenging. This three-part track will examine the differences in what motivates these workplace generations and how to develop a basic plan to bring the workplace generations together.  Participants will learn:

  • Establishing effective communication strategies that overcome workplace generation differences
  • Developing strategies for understanding and communicating the nuances of workplace boundaries and job etiquette 

Session 2: Leading a Multi-generational Workforce: Part 2
Thursday, March 15 |  Registration & Networking: 8:00 am - 8:30 am  |  Session:  8:30 am - 10:30 am

This session will explore a strategic approach to building a multigenerational workforce ready for long-range challenges.  Participants will learn:

  • Building mission/vision statements along with implementation strategies that invigorate and challenge all workplace generations
  • Address the challenges of work life balance and what that means to different workplace generations

Session 3: Leading a Multi-generational Workforce: Part 3
Thursday, March 22 |  Registration & Networking: 8:00 am - 8:30 am  |  Session:  8:30 am - 10:30 am

This session will explore a strategic approach to building leaders for your new multigenerational workforce, including promotion of internal employees and hiring.  Participants will learn:

  • Identifying leaders and top performers through the mix of workplace generations
  • Identifying skills and competencies of leaders required for your workforce

 

For more information contact:

Shawna Lippert
slippert@uccs.edu