Engaging a Multi-generational Workforce

Management & Leadership

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In this practical course, find out how to manage the different generations in your workplace to attract and retain the best staff.

Half of New Zealand’s workforce are millennials, and around a quarter of New Zealand’s workforce are aged 55 or over.

The exceptionally high level of mature aged workers in our workforce presents opportunities and challenges for organisations of all sizes.

Find out how to retain and value our ageing workforce, or else face a decreased labour supply and a skill shortage. Improve the way you manage the challenge of generational diversity in your workplace.


This course is useful for organisations who want to increase understanding of how to engage and manage different generations for greater productivity and staff retention. This course is particularly useful for HR professionals, team leaders, business owners and people managers who want to improve the way they manage different generations at work.


  • Identify different generational characteristics
  • Attitudes towards younger and ageing workers
  • Identify core needs and motivational factors of millennials and ageing workers
  • Bridging the gap between millennials and other generations
  • Find out how to effectively engage and motivate millennials for greater productivity and retention
  • Discover how to communicate with and develop millennials for business and client success
  • Identify the value that ageing workers bring your organisation
  • Find out how to adapt work and create opportunities for ageing workers
  • Strategies, policies and HR practices to engage and manage older workers and millennials
  • Reduce the risk of unlawful discrimination
  • Case studies and activities


Half day


Kathryn Finn

Kathryn has a degree in Psychology and Sociology, and a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources. With a background in HR, Kathryn has lectured for a tertiary organisation in HR and management.

Kathryn has eight years of experience as a team manager in the UK, and has dealt with a wide range of HR issues and recruitment. She is passionate about creating an engaging workplace that gets the best out of its people, in an environment that is positive and productive. An experienced facilitator, Kathryn has produced workbooks and presentations on a wide range of HR issues such as flexible working, workplace policies and essential HR practices.

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$ 370.00 + GST for members
$ 500.00 + GST for non-members


This workshop has qualified with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund programme
Event reference OSEA1008

Small businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers

Vouchers may be provided to a business where the Growth Advisors have identified a need for management training as part of an action plan to support the business owner to grow and innovate their business.

For more information on the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund or to find your local Growth Advisor go to www.regionalbusinesspartners.co.nz


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