Supervising Intergenerational Teams: A Training for Higher Education Leaders

Last updated February 8, 2021

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Last Updated

February 8, 2021

Supervising Intergenerational Teams: A Training for Higher Education Leaders

Last updated February 8, 2021

Build a more diverse and inclusive team through an understanding of generational needs.


Your team is growing more diverse every day; this includes across different generations from across generations.  Each generation has its own preferences and values that motivate them, and it’s important to understand those differences in order to build a cohesive and resilient workplace culture that maximizes individual and team performance and minimizes conflict. With almost a quarter of the labor force set to retire in the next decade, it’s crucial to recognize the contributions of all generations of workers. 

Join us online to learn: 

  • Research that highlights the benefits of addressing the needs of your different generations. 
  • Strategies for how to motivate and coach your age-diverse team, so that they feel engaged in their work and have the tools to better understand and collaborate creatively and productively with each other. 
  • How to respond to and address interpersonal conflict that may arise within your team with an awareness and respect for the different generations.  

You’ll walk away with greater confidence in knowing how to communicate and engage across generational differences. 

Who should attend?

This webcast is ideal for any supervisor or higher ed leader who is looking for new ways to communicate with, engage, motivate, and inspire their multi-generational teams. We will specifically cover research on Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials.  


Today’s Generational Landscape
Learn more about the following four generations in today’s workplace, including common characteristics, what motivates them and how they can best contribute to your team’s success.  You will also learn how to look beyond the stereotypes and acknowledge your team members individual strengths and perspectives, which is an important part of your inclusion efforts.   

    1. Baby Boomers 
    2. Gen X 
    3. Millennials 

Strategies to Resolve Inter-Generational Conflicts
It is not uncommon for different generations to disagree or find conflict due to their unique perspectives.  Learn how to use a values-based approach to minimize generational conflict and maximize the impact of generational diversity within your team.