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4G Employee: Working Across Generations for Success

Date: 28 Aug 2015
Time: 9am-5pm
Venue: Holiday Inn Atrium (or equivalent)
Refreshments: 2 Coffee Breaks & 1 Lunch provided
Fees: S$480 (Nett)
Early Bird Discount: 5% Discount if company registers before/on 28 July 2015
Group Discount: 10% Discount if company sends 3 or more participants to the same class



This 1-day workshop presents learners with a better knowledge & understanding of the 4 Generations (4G) at the Workplace for Maximum Team Results. It also shares with learners on how to communicate and partner their Baby Boomer or GEN X Managers effectively; and to collaborate with their 4G Colleagues successfully.


Key benefits

  • Understand More on Generational Gaps at the Workplace
  • Learn about The Upbringing, Values and Contributions of Baby Boomers, GEN X, Y & Z
  • Understand the “Sandwiched” Manager
  • Understand Manager through Emergenetics® = USA Thinking & Behavioral Profiling Tool
  • Communicate Well with Manager
  • Support My Manager At Work
  • Mastering Positive Office Politics: Building the Success Network
  • Communicate & Work with Colleagues: Tapping on Strengths & Weaknesses
    • Baby Boomer
    • GEN X
    • GEN Y & Z
  • Put Knowledge & Skills learnt into Workplace Application
  • Formulate Individual & Team Action Plans over the next 21 Days


Program Outline

Understanding 4G at the Workplace

  • Bridging Generational Gaps – Baby Boomers, GEN X, Y & Z
  • The Upbringing, Values and Contributions of Baby Boomers, GEN X, Y & Z
  • Case Studies:
    • Identifying & Overcoming Generation Myopia
    • Challenges + Rewards working Across Generations

Managing UP: Partnering Baby Boomer / GEN X Manager

  • Understanding the “Sandwiched” Manager
  • Understanding Manager through Emergenetics® = USA Thinking & Behavioral Profiling Tool
    • Thinking Attributes
      • Blue Preference = Analytical Thinking
      • Green Preference = Structural Thinking
      • Red Preference = Social Thinking
      • Yellow Preference = Conceptual Thinking
    • Behavioral Attributes
      • Expressiveness (Quiet <– – – – – – – – –>Gregarious)
      • Assertiveness (Peacekeeper <– – – – – – – – –>Telling)
      • Flexibility (Defined Situations <– – – – – – – – –>Options)
  • Communicating with Manager
    • Speaking on the Same Wavelength & Frequency
    • Asking Intelligent Questions
    • Listening for Better Understanding
  • Role Plays: Supporting My Manager At Work

Managing PEERS: Communicating & Collaborating for Success

  • Mastering Positive Office Politics: Building the Success Network
  • Communicating & Working with Colleagues: Strengths & Weaknesses
    • Baby Boomer
    • GEN X
    • GEN Y & Z

My Personal & Team Action Plans

  • Individual Action Plans – 3 Action Items to do within the next 21 days
  • Team Action Plans – 3 Action Items to do within the next 21 days


Who should attend?

  • Division II, III & IV Officers
  • Staff who reports to Baby Boomer OR GEN X Manager
  • Staff who works in a Multi-Generation Team


About the trainer: Ken Wong


  • Confirmation will be emailed to the Training Officer 5 working days before commencement of the course.
  • Cancellations & Postponements are not allowed upon registration. Substitutes are welcomed but must inform us via email at least 1 day before the workshop.
  • No-shows will be billed.
  • All registrations will be taken as confirmed and will be billed accordingly.
  • ProActive Training & Education reserves the right to substitute the trainer, change the venue, postpone or cancel the workshop.




  • “I learn more about Gen X, Y & Z and about myself and my style. Ken is very knowledgeable and able to give good examples and cases to elaborate concepts.”

    Mr Chan Yew Fai – Deputy PE Mfg Manager, The Polyolefin Company Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Ken has vast experience in handling various delicate situations & his inputs have been forthcoming.

    Mr. A. Hamid – Senior Mgr, City Gas Pte Ltd
  • “I have a better understanding of my profile so as to work and connect with all levels of staff. Ken is knowledgeable and full of drive. He is able to share great examples and stories with the class. Cool! I would definitely recommend this program to my colleagues and peers.”

    SUPT Alan Wong – Ang Mo Kio Police Division, Singapore Police Force
  • “I have learnt about the techniques of innovation and producing creativity from the program. Ken is engaging and he imparts key knowledge that is applicable in real work environment.”

    Mr Said Bin Amir Alkatiri – Designate Position, Singapore Police Force
  • I’m able to recognise that every customer is different and requires different approach. Ken is a very knowledgeable, down to earth and pragmatic speaker/facilitator.

    Mr Noor Aldi Alip – Central Narcotics Bureau
  • “I have a clearer understanding of profile of Gen X and Y and the alignment of communication techniques.”

    Ms Amy Lee – National Sales Manager, Servier (S) Pte Ltd
  • “The sharing of experiences and role playing are beneficial, especially for supervisors like myself.”

    Mr Louis Lim – Assistant Director, Ministry of Transport HQ
  • “I now understand the different generations to manage them better as a team. Ken is flexible and willing to share additional information to meet the expectations of the learners.”

    Ms Mariam Binte Isahak – Housing Unit Officer, Singapore Prison Service
  • Ken is an excellent trainer. He’s able to quote examples for better understanding.

    Mr Wilson Tan – Customer Support Group Manager S.E.A., DEK Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • 我在这个课程里学到如何好好地管人管事,从多方面多角度看待问题。黄兆贤先生的授课方式生动,有趣,容易理解。

    Mdm Wu Yin Mei – Supervisor, Broadway Food Centre (Holdings) Pte Ltd
  • “The course is a good reminder of the importance of communication and motivating the group of Gen Y staff under my supervision. Ken has given very relevant examples/situations in explaining his point.”

    Mr Edward Yue – Assistant Head, Sea Export, Singapore Customs
  • Personal interaction is excellent with the small group size. Ken has good interpersonal skill and he’s flexible.

    Mr Phua Suan Lian – Housing Unit Officer, Singapore Prison Service
  • “I have gained a deeper understanding on team management and gotten some tips on how to handle multigeneration teams.”

    Ms Zuraidah Binte Mahat – Asst Director, Foreign Manpower Management Division, Ministry of Manpower Singapore
  • I am more aware of ways to manage the 4G. Ken is interactive and passionate about the topic.

    Ms Amanda Ang – OC Logistics, Singapore Prison Service
  • 学到处理主管和员工之间的相处之道。 讲师,黄兆贤先生的授课方式很生动和有趣。

    Ms Lim Lau Cheng – Logistics Supervisor, Ryder-Ascent Logistics Pte Ltd
  • “I have a better understanding of the 4G characteristics and familiarisation with Emergenetics which can be put into use when managing my staff. Ken is knowledgeable in the topics covered. Presentation is clear and easy to understand.”

    Mr Siau Kim Boon – Manager, Straits Construction Singapore Pte Ltd
  • He has good knowledge in handling situations.

    Ms June Ng – Assistant Manager (Sales & Operations), Enzer Electronics Pte Ltd
  • “I have a better understanding of the different generations. Ken is an experienced trainer. He is able to draw and explain with various examples”

    Mr Chan Kok Hua – Chief Personal Supervisor, Singapore Prison Service
  • “…Participants from SPC found the Emergenetics Profiling survey tool useful to gain self-awareness. They also gave compliments to Ken for being an experienced trainer who was able to provide relevant examples and was engaging and approachable in the various learning stages…”

    Mr Chan Jin Kiat – Head, Human Resources, Singapore Petroleum Company Limited
  • “I have learnt a lot on balancing different leadership styles. Ken is professional, friendly and expert in his field. I would definitely recommend this program to my colleagues and peers”

    Mr Sum Teck Meng – OO Expert Group, Singapore Police Force
  • The workshop is interesting & interactive.

    Ms Irene Koh – Customer Service Supervisor, Sonoco Singapore Pte Ltd
  • “I have a better understanding of the characteristics of different generations. I would definitely recommend this program to my colleagues and peers.”

    Ms Joycelyn Sum – Assistant Manager, Health Science Authority
  • The trainer Ken has shared good experiences, short case studies, in depth knowledge in the customer service area.

    Ms Mynn Kang – Senior Customer Care Executive, ZONE Telecom Pte Ltd