Virtual/Instructor-led training

Building a Connected Workplace Culture:

A Skills Training Workshop for Leadership and Management

Introduction

A connected workplace culture fosters employee belonging and camaraderie, vital for trust, collaboration, and innovation. This workshop explores strategies and frameworks for nurturing such a culture.

Details​
  1. Recognize the Significance of a Connected Workplace Culture
  2. Explore Frameworks and Strategies for Cultivating a Connected Workplace Culture
  3. Develop Skills for Implementation in the Workplace
Module 1: Understanding a Connected Workplace Culture
  • Defining a Connected Workplace Culture and Its Benefits
  • The Link Between Belonging and Organizational Success
Module 2: The Role of Leadership and Management
  • Leadership and Management as Catalysts for a Connected Culture
  • Balancing Leadership with Building Connection and Trust
Module 3: Frameworks for Cultural Change
  • The Culture Change Compass: Guiding Organizational Culture Transformation
  • The Employee Engagement Pyramid: Enhancing Employee Engagement Through Connection
  • The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Building Trust and Collaboration
Module 4: Practical Application of Frameworks
  • Applying the Culture Change Compass: Guiding Cultural Transformation
  • Using the Employee Engagement Pyramid: Assessing and Enhancing Employee Engagement
  • Embracing the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Fostering Trust and Collaboration
Module 5: Best Practices for a Connected Workplace Culture
  • Effective Communication and its Role in Building Connections
  • The Power of Transparency and Inclusivity
  • Lessons from Successful Organizations

This workshop employs multiple teaching methods to ensure engagement and comprehension:

  • Key Concept Presentation: Delivering theoretical foundations and frameworks.
  • Group Discussions and Brainstorming: Encouraging participant interaction and idea generation.
  • Practical Exercises and Role-Play: Applying concepts to real-world scenarios and skills development.
  • Case Studies and Industry Examples: Drawing insights from successful implementations.
  1. Cultural Transformation Assessment: Participants assess a simulated cultural transformation, creating vision, values, systems, and behaviors.
  2. Engagement Survey Adaptation: Participants practice adapting engagement surveys, creating customized questions.
  3. Connected Leadership Skill-Building: Participants enhance leadership skills using the “Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership” in trust and collaboration scenarios.
  4. Effective Communication Challenge: Participants practice transparently conveying complex messages and receive feedback on their strategies.
  5. Inclusivity Action Planning: Participants assess inclusivity awareness and create action plans for fostering inclusivity.
  • Culture Change Compass: This framework involves guiding cultural change in the organization by considering factors such as vision, values, systems, and behaviors.
  • Employee Engagement Pyramid: This tool involves assessing and improving employee engagement by considering factors such as leadership, communication, and recognition.
  • Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: This framework involves building trust and fostering collaboration by practicing modelling the way, inspiring a shared vision, challenging the process, enabling others to act, and encouraging the heart.

Upon session completion, leadership and management will possess a robust foundation in building a connected workplace culture. They will have honed the skills necessary for effective framework implementation, such as the Culture Change Compass and the Employee Engagement Pyramid, to enhance employee engagement and foster trust, collaboration, and connection. Armed with these tools and knowledge, they will create a positive, supportive work environment that nurtures organizational success in an ever-changing business landscape.