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July 2018 Chapter Meeting

July 19, 2018
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Meinder's School of Business
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
https://www.okcu.edu/business/home
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From Typewriters to iPads: How Generational Diversity is Transforming the Workplace

This engaging session will help participants gain an understanding about generational differences and learn practical techniques for how to effectively interact and manage each generation. Bill will provide the latest business management approaches, and participants will develop skills to create a collaborative environment among multi-generational team members. In addition, participants will explore how generations from Baby Boomers to Gen Z view current technology dilemmas, in the areas of hiring, privacy, and productivity. This generational diversity program will enable attendees to harness their team members’ strengths and understand their various drivers.

Learner Objectives:

  • Understand each generation's motivators, expectations, and work styles
  • Learn how to create high-performing, multi-generational teams
  • Leverage collaborative techniques to engage your team

Session Benefits:

  • Identify and understand the different generational management trends
  • Understand each generation's drivers to help prevent future misunderstandings
  • Leverage the generational perspective to enhance team performance
  • Develop techniques for creating a collaborative, multi-generational environment
  • Have a clarity about other generations that will help your interactions be more cohesive and successful with your team, your project, and with others

Bill Fournet is President and CEO of The Persimmon Group, the award-winning management consulting firm he founded in 2004. Bill has been a project leader for more than 25 years in the IT, engineering, manufacturing, and business change areas.  He has led or overseen large and mega projects in excess of $10 billion.

Bill loves to solve complex problems for organizations of all sizes, and remains hands-on at Persimmon, consulting clients of all sizes and across verticals. A sought-after speaker on Project Management, Leadership and Generational Diversity, Bill believes “we are in the midst of a great transformation.” From technology to generational issues, Bill analyzes workforce trends to help you understand the future of work and how to stay ahead in times of uncertainty.

Bill’s experience in managing high-performance teams has directly influenced the unique business philosophy and atmosphere that has created one of the leading small businesses today. The Persimmon Group was awarded the Blue Ribbon by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its success as one of the leading small businesses in America in multiple years. The Persimmon Group was also named multiple years to the Inc. 500/5000 list for the U.S. Fastest Growing Companies. The Persimmon Group has received the Families and Work Institute’s Effective and Flexible Workplace Award, and also received the Arrowhead Award for the Oklahoma Professional Business of the Year.

Bill earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and a master`s degree from Oklahoma State University. He has been honored as the Small Business Person of the Year by Tulsa’s Metro Chamber of Commerce and is a two-time honoree for “Most Admired CEO” in Oklahoma.

Dinner is included in the event ticket price and will feature a mexican buffet. If there are allergy restrictions please email programs@pmiokc.org

Please Note Refund Policy: There is no refund on food orders after 12 pm on the Monday before the event.   

 

Livestream

When possible, we continue to offer this service when you can't attend in person.  We prefer to have you join us in person, but if you are unable, you may register to view the meeting streamed live on computer or mobile device.

Live Webcast Registration Instructions: 

1. Please, DO NOT register on this web page.

2. Please visit pmiokclive.cleeng.com to register.

3. The cost for this service is $15, and you will be able to access the content anytime after the meeting as VOD (video on demand).

4. For those who register to view online, you will self-report your PDU claim with PMI.

 

Disclaimer:

Project Management Institute, Oklahoma City Chapter (PMI OKC) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at an event sponsored by PMI OKC, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMI OKC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMI OKC including but not limited to social media, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

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By participating in a PMI OKC event or by failing to notify PMI OKC, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI OKC, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI OKC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organization not affiliated with PMI OKC may not use, copy, alter or modify PMI OKC photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from PMI OKC.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

 

Tickets

$30.00 Non-member Ticket

$25.00 Member Ticket

Project Management Institute, Oklahoma City Chapter (PMI OKC) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by PMI OKC, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMI OKC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMI OKC including but not limited to: social media, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

A person attending a PMI OKC event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact PMI OKC Communications at Rachel.Keen@PMIOKC.org, in writing of his/her intentions and include a photograph. PMI OKC will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in a PMI OKC event or by failing to notify PMI OKC, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI OKC, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI OKC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organization not affiliated with PMI OKC may not use, copy, alter or modify PMI OKC photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from PMI OKC.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!