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Leading Across Generations: Millennials in the Workplace


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Intergenerational diversity is a highly important and universal fact in the sustainability and prosperity of today’s work environment. Understanding the differences of values between these generational groups can help visionary leaders, managers, and supervisors build on the strengths of such diversity and create an organizational culture that embraces coexistence, cooperation, and teamwork. No one generation can make it alone!

The main objectives of this course are as follow: – Understanding, valuing, and embracing generational differences – Resolving differences across generations – Combining the vision of progressive thinking with the wisdom of experience.


  • Managing People From 5 Different Generations
  • Understanding Generational Differences
  • Multicultural Teams
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Three Perspectives of Effective Leadership
  • The Five Dysfunctions of Teams
  • Elements of Effective Teams
  • Myths and Misconceptions
  • Characteristics of Millennials
  • Value of Millennials in the Workplace
  • What Millennials Want in the Workplace
  • 11 Tips for Millennial Management


  • Learn to understand, value, and embrace generational differences

  • Resolve differences across generations

  • Combine the vision of progressive thinking with the wisdom of experience.

  • Identify character traits, capabilities, and priorities of the workforce of the future.

  • Design a learning and development strategy focused on meeting the needs of modern learners.


On Campus

Dates TBD

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MT


Class dates coming soon. To learn more please call (801) 587-7273 or email ExecEd@Utah.edu.

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SHRM Recertification Provider 2020

In addition to developing knowledge and skills, you will receive SHRM credits as proof of your accomplishment.

Eccles Executive Education is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 13 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit SHRMCertification.org.

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Executive Leadership Certificate

This course counts towards our Executive Leadership Certificate. This highly customizable certificate allows you to choose six leadership classes relevant to you and get a certificate as proof or your accomplishment. We have program coordinators standing by to lend you advice and help guide your journey.


Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy

Abe Bakhsheshy, Ph.D.

Dr. Abe is the David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Director and Professor (Lecturer) of Organizational Behavior in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy. Along with his academic qualifications, he has more than 35 years of management and leadership experience, including seven years of executive-level position experience in overseas work with multinational corporations.

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  1. Alyssa Charles

    “Loved the opportunity for self-reflection and to think about how I can use my strengths, but also fix my weaknesses to be a better leader. And of course, spending time with Dr. Abe.”

  2. Alyssa Charles

    “The content of the class was better than I ever imagined. Dr. Abe’s delivery was impeccable and engaging.”

  3. Katrina Vastag

    “I loved this class. The real life examples used to support the information was helpful and reinforcing. I appreciate the reading material/books to purchase that are recommended and all the exercises to do in my own time.”

  4. Katrina Vastag

    “I have never felt so influenced to want to be a better person as I have been in the presence of Dr. Abe. Truly a soul cleansing experience.”

  5. Katrina Vastag

    “Opened my eyes about how to interact and get buy-in from the millennial generation.”

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