In this course, we take a fresh look at generational theory and how differences impact and apply to today’s workplace.  We distinguish the difference between coaching and mentoring, and discover tools to start or build on your career coaching skills.  This course places a specific focus on career coaching & developing the millennial generation.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the distinction between mentorship and coaching.
  • Discover the basics of generational theories
  • Explore how generational differences impact and apply to today’s workplace.
  • Identify tools to increase your capabilities to become a career coach.
Last updated/reviewed: March 7, 2024
8 Reviews (36 ratings)


Anonymous Author
Erin provided a nice balanced discussion regarding generational differences and how to best coach millenials. I appreciated that the training did not come across as blaming any one generation, but pointed out that understanding the generational differences will help the employee become most successful.

Anonymous Author
Since I am Boomer, it is good to get an understanding of the generations and what they expect and need to succeed in the workplace. The information in the course gave many good ideas related to this area.

Anonymous Author
I enjoyed learning about the differences between mentoring and coaching, and how different generations perceive their work life differenlty.

Member's Profile
This was a good overview with some good examples. The presentation also identifies all possible working generations.

Anonymous Author
Erin has good information in this course. It is nice to see the difference between the current workforce generations.

Member's Profile
Good course on the basics of coaching and a reminder that not all employees are motivated the same.

Member's Profile
Excellent insights into dealing with different generations in the workforce

Anonymous Author
Great course. Easy to follow with helpful slides and an engaging presenter.

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Navigating Generational Differences9:41
  What's the Difference?7:41
  Generational Theories and Today's Workplace11:00
  Generational Theories and Today's Workplace (Continued)9:15
  Coaching in Organizations8:48
  Creating a Coaching Culture14:00
  Navigating Generational Differences1:00:26
Supporting Materials
  Slides: Navigating Generational Differences: Career Coaching MillennialsPDF
  Navigating Generational Differences: Career Coaching Millennials Glossary/IndexPDF
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