Understanding Generational Differences: Implications for Training Traditionalists to Millennials

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club - Falmouth, Maine


  • Available to presenters and other complimentary members.
  • Available to employees of companies with a Corporate Bundle. For your registration code, please see your company's bundle administrator.
  • Available to members who have paid for membership and breakfast in advance.
  • Available to members with active annual memberships


Please join us on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the Portland Country Club (Falmouth, ME).

7:15 am    Coffee and networking
7:30 am    Buffet breakfast
8:00 am    Meeting begins
8:05 am    Presentation begins
9:20 am    Announcements
9:30 am    Meeting adjourns


For the first time in the history of this country there are four generations in the workforce. As trainers, you may work with learners spanning all four generations! Each generation has specific characteristics, such as traits, values, ethics and preferred work styles that have been formed from the experiences of their formative years. These differences, like learning styles and cognitive development, can significantly influence the way people learn. This highly interactive presentation will help you understand these unique generational differences, so that you can customize your learning approaches and strategies to help your clients learn in ways that truly fit their needs. 


Leigh Mundhenk

Leigh recently retired as Associate Professor and Director of Field Experiences at the University of Southern Maine at Lewiston- Auburn College, where she taught career development, training, and group development courses, as well as ran the internship program. Prior to that she co-directed USM’s Center for Continuing Education. Earlier work experience includes sales, marketing, training and management positions at Johnson & Johnson.

Leigh has a private career consulting practice, WorkConcepts, working with individuals and organizations to guide them in fostering successful career management. She also provides career consultation to clients through her association with Anton Lemieux Financial Group. Leigh has published articles in several academic journals on various career development topics. Additionally she published numerous training designs for the McGraw-Hill Sourcebook, as well as the ASTD/ Active Training Team and Organizational Development and Training and Performance Sourcebooks, edited by Mel Silberman PhD, with whom she studied and regarded as her mentor.

Leigh holds a BS in Psychology from Duke University, an MS in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Psycho-educational Processes from Temple University.

Registration is required by the end of day Wednesday prior to the event.

Weather Policy: In the event of bad weather, if the Falmouth schools are closed, the event will be cancelled.

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