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Employee Engagement & Retention

Registration deadline: June 7th

15 CEUs/CPH units

Krista Junge, MSEd
Senior Manager, Leadership & Development
BJC Healthcare

People who join non-profit agencies typically value the opportunity to contribute to a mission as well as the monetary benefits. But they also value being valued and working in a great culture. An unengaging culture can lead to lower performance and higher turnover.

How does an agency build an engaging and high-performing culture?

Participants in this class will explore research regarding employee engagement and compare commonly used employee engagement strategies.  We will develop selection and onboarding strategies, applying concepts from two contemporary how-to books related to engagement. By the close of the class, participants will have developed a plan of action for the agency in which they work or a simulated agency.

Class size is limited to 24.

$650 General admission
$450 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
$400 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)

This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units - but not academic credit - for the class.

Recommended reading purchase of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em by Kaye/Jordan-Evans and Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace by Chapman/White is optional.

About the Instructor:

Krista Junge.jpgKrista Junge is an instructional designer, teacher, facilitator, and organizational development consultant with over 20 years of experience. She currently serves as Senior Manager at the BJC Leadership Development Center, which supports 13 hospitals and service organizations as they develop their leaders. Her responsibilities include programs offered at BJC's Learning Institute as well as support for efforts implemented within the hospital or service organization.  Krista is a member of the Brown School's adjunct faculty.  Her past experience includes working with adults with developmental disabilities and developing programs for volunteers.  She holds a Master's degree in education from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, with a focus in instructional design.

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