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Fall Workshop: Better Together

Sep 16, 2022

8:30-9:00 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 am How to Implement a DE&I Program, Courtnee Carrigan, CEO, Raising The Bar Performance Group.  This session will walk through the process on how to develop and implement a DE&I strategy for your workplace.

10:45 -12:15 pm DE&I Best Practice Panel Discussion, Moderated by James (Jim) White Sr. of Performance Consulting Group.  During this session you will hear from public sector practitioners who will share their experience with developing and implementing DE&I programs and why these are pivotal to employee and organizational performance.  The panel discussion will explore best practices for bridging the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) gap in the workplace.

12:15-1:00 pm  Lunch Provided

1:00-3:30 pm  Coaching Others to Coach, Barb Utrup, Senior Management Consultant, PRADCO

No matter your experience level or title, you always have an opportunity to influence and provide coaching and feedback to others to improve. This interactive and engaging session will review how to give coaching advice and constructive feedback to impower others around you to handle challenging situations.


- Review situational awareness and versatility to adapt to different situations and stakeholders

- Call to mind emotional intelligence and important communication practices to share feedback and coach others

- Discuss creating a culture of accountability for managers and their direct reports

The Liberty Center, 951 Liberty Drive Lancaster, OH