Facilitated Conversations & Workshops Topics

Below are various topics Eugenia can deliver in engaging, facilitated discussions. These interactive sessions can be short (60 to 90 minutes), half-day, or full-day sessions in a virtual or in-person environment.  Each topic is designed to provide valuable insights and practical strategies tailored to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Eugenia’s sessions encourage active participation and meaningful dialogue among participants, ensuring that attendees gain a deep understanding of the subject matter and leave with actionable takeaways. These topics will empower participants to enhance their skills and drive positive change in their professional environments through concise, focused discussions or comprehensive, in-depth workshops.

Learning & Development Strategy: Setting a Function from the Ground Up​
Conversation About Building a Learning and Development Strategy Foundation

L&D is not a “feel good” function; it is a crucial business partner that ensures talent growth and retention. Start by aligning your learning and development (L&D) strategy with the overarching business goals. Assess current capabilities and identify gaps to define clear objectives and measurable outcomes. Review and discuss what is necessary to ensure your L&D efforts support the organization’s strategic direction and talent development programs

Select and implement the right technology platforms to support your L&D initiatives. Develop a sustainable content creation process and establish fundamental, consistent guidelines, governance, and accountability mechanisms to ensure your infrastructure can grow with the organization.

Foster a growth mindset across the company by encouraging employees at all levels to engage in learning activities by following current industry trends and solid recommendations on content design and delivery. Integrate learning into daily work processes to make it a natural part of the organizational culture, driving continuous improvement.

Identify key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of your L&D initiatives. Use data and analytics to drive continuous improvement and report outcomes to stakeholders, ensuring transparency and accountability.

Apply change management principles to introduce your new L&D function. Communicate its value to senior leadership and employees, overcoming resistance and fostering adoption through clear communications, exciting internal program marketing, and consistent messaging.

AI-Powered Tools in HR with a Focus on Learning and Performance
AI-Powered Tools and Related Conversations

Explore how AI can revolutionize HR by enhancing learning and performance management. Highlight benefits such as personalized learning experiences and real-time performance tracking, supported by case studies of successful implementations.

Demystify the integration of AI for your team and your organization! Develop a vision and strategy for AI adoption in HR. Engage stakeholders and build a cross-functional team to pilot and scale AI initiatives, ensuring a smooth transition and buy-in from all levels of the organization.

Use AI to personalize learning experiences, maximize your resources, and produce quality materials and programs in a shorter time to market. Implement continuous feedback mechanisms and adaptive learning paths to ensure employees receive the most relevant and effective learning experiences for your workforce.

Integrate AI tools to provide real-time performance feedback, enhancing employee engagement and productivity. Ensure fairness and transparency in AI-driven performance evaluations to build trust among employees.

Address privacy, compliance, and data security concerns related to AI tools in HR. Implement measures to prevent bias in AI systems and build trust through ethical practices and transparent communication.

Leadership Development: Challenges of Transitioning into Supervision
Having Conversations that Help Transition into Leadership

Help new supervisors navigate the challenges of transitioning from a peer to a leader. Provide strategies for establishing credibility, balancing relationships, and assuming professional responsibilities effectively.

Equip new supervisors with the skills to set clear expectations, provide regular feedback, and conduct effective performance conversations. Address the complexities of managing underperformance with confidence and tact.

Organizations seeking to improve communication and collaboration can benefit from True Colors®, a personality temperament model that enhances self and interpersonal understanding. This research-based program offers insights into motivations, behaviors, and communication styles. A follow-up module for people managers can be beneficial for taking a fresh look at improving their teams and interactions. 

Highlight the importance of self-awareness, empathy, and emotional intelligence in leadership. Offer techniques for managing stress, building resilience, and enhancing communication skills to lead effectively.

Emphasize the value of diversity and inclusion in leadership. Provide strategies to overcome unconscious bias and create an inclusive team environment that leverages diverse perspectives and talents while creating an environment where everyone feels valued and welcome.

Career Coaching: WISDOM™ for Professional Women

Focus on the importance of tailored coaching for women, addressing common career challenges and building confidence. Highlight techniques for self-advocacy and professional growth.

Introduce the WISDOM™ (Women Influencing Self-Directed Outward Motion)  framework and its application in career development. Share success stories and case studies to illustrate how WISDOM™ principles can guide professional women toward achieving their goals.

Share effective networking strategies, including leveraging social media and professional platforms. Emphasize the importance of building and maintaining a professional support network for career advancement.

Address the challenges of maintaining work-life balance while pursuing career success. Share time management and prioritization techniques and offer strategies for maintaining well-being and preventing burnout.

Provide strategies to help English language learners overcome language barriers in professional settings. Offer techniques to improve public speaking and presentation skills, building confidence in English communication.

Implementing Learning and Performance Systems
Making the Right Choice: Learning and Performance Systems.

Learn the basics of selecting an LMS by identifying key features, assessing needs, and evaluating vendors. Ensure the chosen system aligns with organizational goals and user requirements. Hear tips and common pitfalls to avoid while searching for the right tools.

Explain the benefits of a unified learning and performance management system. Discuss technical and operational considerations for integration and best practices to ensure a seamless process from a program and systems perspective. 

Introducing new software is not about the technology, it is about addressing the needs of the people who will use the new tool. Share strategies to drive user adoption of new learning and performance systems. Provide training and support, communicate benefits, and monitor usage to address challenges and ensure successful implementation.

Emphasize the importance of collecting and analyzing user feedback to drive continuous improvement. Regularly update and enhance systems to stay current with technological advancements and evolving organizational needs.

Define success metrics and KPIs for learning and performance systems. Conduct impact assessments and ROI analyses to measure effectiveness and report results to stakeholders, ensuring accountability and continuous improvement.

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