Understanding and Successfully Leading Millennials in the Workplace

By 2025 Millennials will make up 75% of South Africa’s working population (Deloitte research). Millennials differ significantly from older generations in regards to characteristics, mind-set and motivation. To get the best from your Millennial workforce (14.5 million in South Africa), managers must understand & accept this and adapt their management style accordingly. This, half day, workshop unpacks the deeper psychological understanding around Millennials and offers valuable, practical tools on how to manage Millennials in the ever changing workplace.

Who are the Millennials and where do they come from?

  • How society has created and shaped Millennials
  • The misunderstood generation with endless possibilities
  • The myths and challenges faced by Millennials
  • How Millennials redefine values of authority, loyalty and respect


The New Personality of the Millennials

  • The new emerging Emotional Intelligence
  • The New Identity of Millennials – making way for movement
  • The multitasking capacity of Millennials
  • Millennials wired for change, diversity, flexibility and autonomy


Creating a Culture that Engage and Retain Millennials

  • Corporate social responsibility and the impact on Millennial engagement
  • Creating a company culture that will attract Millennials
  • Redefine the corporate ladder and controlling destiny
  • Challenging the Workplace and the traditional hierarchy
  • Flexibility, creativity and work-life-balance


Generational Differences – understanding dynamics between Gen X and Millennials

  • Managing relationships between Management and Millennials
  • Differences in values, norms and work ethics
  • Differences in communication and interacting
  • Millennials, more real and meaningful
  • They don’t work for you, they work with you


Leadership for Millennials

  • Be mentors, not bosses
  • Recognizing the need for recognition and autonomy
  • Authenticity, moving away from Image
  • Creating opportunities for learning and development
  • Short term goals with visible results


Motivating Millennials for 2018

  • Perks and benefits outweighing Money
  • Ambition and drivers for Millennial
  • What inspires and motivate Millennials
  • The need to grow, even if it means out of companies

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