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Generational Diversity

Event Description: 

PDS Performance & Development Solutions

  Course Number: MTS GD 001     Scheduled Sessions:
  Cost Per Person: $40/Participating Agency, $188/Non-Participating    




  Eligibility: All
  Instructor: Tripp
  Length: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  Certificate Series: Professional Development Certificate

Des Moines, Hoover State Office Building, Level A

This course is designed for all state employees. This course walks the participants through what was happening in history during each generation’s formative years. Participants will discuss how historical events shaped each generation’s paradigm of the world to gain insight into what each generation values and how best to identify with each generation.


  • Discuss the four different generations.
  • Learn what shaped each generation’s paradigm of the world and thereby learn what they value.
  • Discover how each generation’s values affect how they work and the decisions they make.
  • Identity different strategies to better communicate and work across generational lines