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Building a Culture of Employee Engagement

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Emily Ferguson, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Learning Solutions, University of Maryland University College; Richard Tanenbaum, President, Behavior Consultants and Global Learning Partners, LLC; and Robert Lavigna, Director, Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement, CPS HR Consulting

Learn from a leading public-sector practitioner and author about the business case for employee engagement across organizational roles, and from a senior executive coach on the key levers in employee engagement for the federal government.

In this webcast, explore:

  • what employee engagement is and why it matters
  • how to create an engagement culture
  • what drives improved engagement.

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Presenters

Emily Ferguson
Emily Ferguson

Assistant Vice President, Corporate Learning Solutions, University of Maryland University College

Emily Ferguson is the assistant vice president in corporate learning solutions, which is the department within UMUC that coordinates all their corporate alliances. Emily and her team establish and manage UMUC's employer alliances, which include organizations from both the public and private sector seeking to enhance their employee recruitment, development, and engagement initiatives through higher education.


Richard Tanenbaum
Richard Tanenbaum

President, Behavior Consultants and Global Learning Partners, LLC

Richard is president of Behavior Consultants and Global Learning Partners LLC, specializing in executive coaching and leadership and organization development. His experience as a clinical psychologist, nonprofit executive, civilian working with the military, and actor enable him to work well with diverse clients from administrative staff to senior executives in any industry. He has more than 25 years’ experience providing leadership and organization development consultation, facilitation, change management, and diversity training services to a wide variety of private and public-sector organizations.

Richard earned a PhD and master’s degree in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Richard is a certified coach for the Center for Creative Leadership and serves on the faculty of the National Leadership Institute at the University of Maryland and the Uniformed Services University. A licensed psychologist, Richard is certified in a wide spectrum of psychological and leadership assessment instruments.
 


Robert Lavigna
Robert Lavigna

Director, Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement, CPS HR Consulting

Bob Lavigna is an award-winning public-sector leader and innovator with more than 30 years of experience leading public-sector HR organizations and programs. Bob’s book, Engaging Government Employees: Motivate and Inspire Your People to Achieve Superior Performance, was published by the American Management Association and is now in its second printing.

He is currently the director of the Institute for Public Sector Employee Engagement, a division of CPS HR Consulting, an independent government agency. The institute is dedicated to helping public sector and nonprofit organizations measure and improve employee engagement. In July 2016, he retired from the position of assistant vice chancellor and director of HR for the University of Wisconsin.