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iwin Offers One-Day Workshop in Collaboration with AARP
Creating Generational Synergy in the Workplace
a one-day workshop in collaboration with AARP
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009
University of Kentucky Boone Center, Lexington
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration fee: $250.00
In today’s workplace, it is not uncommon to have five generations working side-by-side. Organizations that leverage and value this diversity to create generational synergy in the workplace can see an impact on their bottom lines. This interactive full-day workshop will provide businesses with the tools and resources to capitalize on the benefits and opportunities that multiple generations present for the workplace.
Dispel misnomers & stereotypes that can serve as barriers to generational synergy in organizations Understand available social networking technologies and how these technologies can be used to create synergy and strategically impact business outcomes Learn from leading organizations, how to form successful multi-generational teams and mentoring programs Understand the role of leadership in creating organizational synergy through multi-generational
Sessions & Presenters
An Introduction to the Generations Sissy Meredith, Commissioner with the Department of Human Resources Administration in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet will guide participants through the generational and demographic profile of today’s workforce and what to expect for our future.
Leveraging Social Networking as a Strategic Business Tool
Joe Labianca, a University of Kentucky faculty member who specializes in social networking will introduce and discuss the use of available social networking technology opportunities for businesses and strategies for using social networking to impact business outcomes. Trasee Whitaker, Human Resources Manager for the employment law firm Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, will discuss policy implications and legal issues that surround the use of social networking in organizations.
Development of Multi-Generational Teams & Mentoring Programs
Karen Hill, Vice President, Nurse Executive at Central Baptist Hospital and Warren Rogers, President of W. Rogers Company will discuss the benefits and challenges of developing effective multi-generational teams and strategies for managing and supporting these teams. Learn effective strategies to maximize productivity and employee morale in a culturally diverse, multi-generation workplace.
A Panel to Discuss Strategies for Synergy Representative of the generations in today’s workplace, our panel will consist of organizational leaders discussing: the challenges and opportunities they see and/or experience in today’s multi-generational workplace, current practices in their organization that support career management and engagement for their generation, and specific practices to recruit and retain multiple generations.
This program has been pre-approved by the HR Certification Institute for 6.5 General credit hours.
Presented by: University of Kentucky Institute for Workplace Innovation and AARP to register, visit www.iwin.uky.edu