Managing Across Generations

Provided by: MEP Courses

In the next 10 years, half of the work force will be made up of those identified as the millennial generation. Retiring Baby Boomers will be leaving the leadership ranks with more spaces than the Gen-Xers can fill and the work load will fall on the Gen-Yís. This workshop explores the general perceived differences between the employees from the different generations in communication, workplace improvement, and employee effectiveness.

Course Objectives:

  • List and describe the generations currently in the workforce
  • List common characteristics of each generation
  • List guidelines for working with each generation
  • Given a workplace situation, explain how to use the provided guidelines to handle the situation.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for new and experienced managers and leaders who want to develop or improve their skills in managing employees across generations. Also suitable for experienced individuals who are in need of new practical ideas for multiple generations in the

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


Purdue University MEP

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders, 1st Level Supervisor

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

4 hours