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NHRC PDE - 11-07-19 - Say What?!?! How to Address all your Workplace Drama!
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Thursday, November 07, 2019, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Category: NHRC PDE

Say What?!?! How to Address all your Workplace Drama!


Approved 1.25 ceu's

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During this interactive skit presentation, Geoffrey Scheer, managing director of the training firm Access Communications, will utilize the power of live theater to illustrate the ethical and financial benefits of a diverse, inclusive and harassment-free workplace. Volunteers from the audience will be selected to perform several short scenes with Geoffrey depicting real-life workplace situations of discrimination, unconscious bias, harassment and other barriers to diversity and inclusion. Geoffrey will then lead a discussion with the audience attempting to understand the underlying motivations behind each character's actions and explore alternate ways the various situations could be handled. Come join us and experience the only workplace drama you need!

About the speaker...An accomplished actor and playwright, Geoffrey Scheer now uses his background in entertainment to educate audiences on the importance of respect in the workplace with his theater-based training methods.Geoffrey hasbeen training on issues of diversity, inclusion and harassment since 2004, working with such companies as AIG, HSBC, Merrill Lynch and many others. He has presented at SHRM conferences and chapter meetings all around the country and was a speaker at last year's Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago. Geoffrey is a published, produced and New York Times reviewed playwright; a contributing writer on ethical issues for TheHumanist.com; and author of the book “Acting with Respect: A Theater-based Approach to Creating a More Diverse, Harmonious and Profitable Workplace.”

Cost:  $25 NHRC members/$35 non members
Registration 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presentation 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Happy hour 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

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