How to Engage the Millennial Generation in Training
April 10th, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
NOTE: NEW LOCATION
In the next five years, millennials will take over the workforce and will become a vital force as employees. How can training professionals engage a generation that is tech savvy and learns differently from previous generations? Understanding how to effectively engage the millennial workforce in training will be the difference between success and failure for many companies, which means the ability to reach this generation is vital to any training professional. In this session, participants will learn five techniques to better engage millennials in workforce training in order to create a dynamic and results-driven training program for all employees.
Michael A. Dickerson has extensive experience as a trainer, group facilitator, conference speaker and program developer. He is passionate about mental health and empowering individuals to grow in confidence, build interpersonal skills, develop healthy relationships and take care of themselves.
He is the senior training specialist for the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. As the lead trainer in the department, he has trained more than 3,000 case managers and mental health practitioners for certification and continuing education. Michael is also a part-time educator for Family Expectations, a local nonprofit that teaches couples and parents about healthy relationships.
As the founder of Michael A. Dickerson Enterprises, Michael creates and delivers training programs focused on personal and professional improvement topics for small and large organizations.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Oklahoma City University and is currently pursuing an MBA in Leadership and Organizational Development from Oklahoma Christian University. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Vickie, and watching his daughter play college softball.
The ATD Competency Model redefines the skills and knowledge required for talent development professionals to be successful now and in the future. This program embraces this model by focusing on Training Delivery and Integrated Talent Management.
NEW LOCATIONUCO Downtown
Carnegie Center, 131 Dean A. McGee Ave, Oklahoma City