Leadership and management

Managing across generations - millennials

This interactive one day workshop has been designed to take account of the emergence of millennials in the workplace.

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Managing across generations - millennials
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£495.00 £445.50 Plus vat
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£595.00 £535.50 Plus vat

Summary

This interactive one day workshop has been designed to take account of the emergence of millennials in the workplace.

Whilst it is true that each generation is a little different from those preceding, this is particularly marked for those born between 1980 and 2000. Growing up during this period, with the dramatic impact of rapid technology change and the evolution of the internet with its many ramifications for how we live now, means millennials have a significantly different outlook on many topics - not least work and what they expect from it.

 

It is estimated that by 2020 they will make up half the workforce. Engineering is not immune from seismic changes that have been taking place over the last few years and it makes sense therefore to consider how organisations, and particularly leaders, should react to this newest working generation. 

The workshop defines what it means to be a millennial and explores the differing character, philosophy and expectations of this generation. It considers how some traditional leadership and management theories and practices need to either be abandoned or modified to ensure they continue to be effective.

Attendees will leave with a greater appreciation of exactly what they need to adapt and how they can develop themselves to create the best possible environment to attract, retain and maximise the new workplace generation.

Who should attend?

This course would benefit line managers, project managers, team leaders and anyone else who has responsibility for leading modern, diverse teams. 

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

  • Be clear about the term 'millennial'
  • Understand the perspective of millennials
  • Devise approaches to lead millennials effectively
  • Be clear on how mentoring can benefit millennials
  • Adopt a flexible leadership approach
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Defining the millennial generation
  • Communication (speaking their language)
  • Motivating millennials and meeting their expectations
  • Mentoring versus managing
  • Feedback and recognition
  • Adopting the perfect flexible leadership style
  • Looking wider: Integration with the existing workforce

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C, D and E

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Managing across generations - millennials.

  • Eddie Winton

    Eddie Winton

    Eddie is an accomplished leader, having occupied a range of managerial positions over 20 years in a number of large national and international organisations.

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  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    London, Sheffield
  • CPD Hours:
    7
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D, E

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