Event Description

Managing Four Generations in the Workplace: Veterans, Baby Boomers, Generation X and the Net Generation

Dec. 15, 2011

8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

QNET Member Rate: $339 + GST
Non-Member Rate:   $399 + GST

For the first time in history, there are four generations working side-by-side in the workplace. They've each been raised in dramatically different times in Canadian history. As a result, their attitudes toward work, leisure time and how time on-the-job should be spent are all different from one another. Each of the four generations at work presents unique challenges to leaders, managers and coaches in any organization. Learn how to understand and manage each generation uniquely.

At the end of this workshop, you should be able to:
  • understand what is a "generation";
  • identify the four generations in today’s workforce;
  • recognize your personal generation;
  • have an awareness of the qualities of each generation;
  • understand the unique history of each generation;
  • recognize the approach that each generation takes toward work;
  • recruit, develop and promote members of each generation; 
  • recognize and resolve generational conflicts;
  • value generational diversity.
This workshop is for managers, supervisors, team leaders, human resource professionals, and staff working in age diverse workforces.

Facilitator:
 
Priti Shah is a lawyer, mediator, arbitrator, investigator and facilitator and operates PRAXIS Conflict Consulting. Priti has conducted more than 160 mediation sessions and is trained as a Human Rights Investigator to deal with complaints of harassment or discrimination. In addition to equality, diversity and harassment, Priti trains in the areas of effective communication, conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation skills, and board development. In 2005, Priti was awarded the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Contribution to Community from the Women Business Owners of Manitoba.

This workshop is:  
This session is presented in partnership with Industry Workforce Development, Manitoba Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade

 

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