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Course Description

Get an understanding of managing workers in different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Generations X and Y are significantly different than the Boomer generation. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace.

Come explore the characteristics of the different generations in the workplace. Discover the current motivations of Boomers, Gen Xers and Gen Yers and what messages they value. Then Identify practical, how-to tips and techniques for managing Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the workplace.

Course Outline

Unit 1

  • What makes these generations different
  • The transition from the Industrial Age to the Internet Age
  • How society shapes us
  • Who are the Boomers?
  • Who are Xers?
  • Who is Gen Y?

Unit 2

  • Evolving standards of hard work and success
  • Knowledge work and the value of time
  • Time as key to profitability
  • The focus on outcomes
  • The problem with meetings
  • A new type of leadership

Unit 3

  • What motivates generations at work
  • Monetary and non-monetary rewards
  • Key role of the “boss”
  • A balanced life
  • Lateral career moves
  • Second careers
  • Supporting social causes
  • Retirement reservations

Unit 4

  • Work styles and technology
  • Customizing work styles and processes
  • Peak work time and place
  • A new role for technology and work
  • Working collaboratively
  • Modern recruitment

Notes

This is a one-month, self-paced online course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Managing Generations in the Workplace (ONLINE)
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Nov 01, 2021 to Nov 26, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

This UGotClass course is a one-month, online course. This section runs November 1 - November 26, 2021 (Self-Paced/Asynchronous). 

Registration remains open for the First Full Week of Class. This class Does Not have live-zoom meetings.  For questions about this class please reach out to our office at NCCE@temple.edu or 267-468-8500. 

Note: Log-On Notifications will be emailed from LERN/UGogClass to Students. 

Section Title
Managing Generations in the Workplace (ONLINE)
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Apr 04, 2022 to Apr 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

This UGotClass course is a one-month, online course. This section runs April 4, 2022 through April 29, 2022 (Self-Paced/Asynchronous). 

Instructor: William Draves

Registration remains open for the First Full Week of Class. This class Does Not have live-zoom meetings.  For questions about this class please reach out to our office at NCCE@temple.edu or 267-468-8500. 

Note: Log-On Notifications will be emailed from LERN/UGogClass to Students.