CANCELED - U-Lead Workshop: Understanding Generational Differences to be held at the U of M, Crookston on June 10, 2010; Registration deadline one week prior to workshop


A workshop created for better understanding of how to work and lead with people from multiple generations is being presented by University of Minnesota Extension. The U-Lead Workshop on "Understanding Generational Differences" will be held on the Crookston campus on Thursday, June 10, 2010. The workshop, slated to begin at 5 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, is designed to help build a better understanding of generational differences in order to work and live together successfully. Cost for the workshop is $25 and registration must take place one week prior to the workshop; dinner is included in the registration fee.

The workshop is for county extension committees, commissioners, advisory boards, program volunteers and others interested in this vital topic in today's workplace. Workshop attendees will explore how four generations in today's society differ in values and views of the world, how multiple generational characteristics influence the ability of a group to work together, and identify ways to apply learning for effective group work with multiple generational members. The workshop will also provide an opportunity to learn more about the third U-Lead Advisory Academy. Learn more by reading the ULAA Generations Workshop Brochure

For more information, contact Cindy Weber at 888-241-3214. 

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Contact: Deb Zak, U of M Extension, 218-281-8684 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (