Cultivate Engaging Workplace Culture

Discounts available for groups

Shaping organizational culture and aligning it to your organizations’ strategy is a huge leadership challenge and an important leadership skill. Understanding what culture is and what needs to be changed are key diagnostic abilities. This workshop will help you get clear about what needs changing and offers some key tools to begin to shape the culture of your organization.

As a result of attending this workshop, you will:

  • Understand what culture is, why it is important, and how it can be the biggest barrier to achieving superior organizational performance
  • Be able to describe culture from several perspectives
  • Understand the organizational challenge that it driving your desire to change the culture; or, if culture change is the answer, what’s the question?!
  • Understand the impact of the “shadow of your leadership” on culture change
  • Hear from practitioners in the field about their successes/failures in culture change
  • Develop a high-level plan to address the culture changes you are planning

Special Note: The challenge of implementing a strategic plan is how to manage the change.  A plan would not be necessary if the future you desire did not involve doing something different.  Undergird your planning with the knowledge of how to execute the change by pairing this class with either “Leading Change in Government Organizations," "Strategic Planning in Government" or "Strategic Public Leadership: Develop Your Futurist Mindset" and receive a 20% discount on registration.

Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

  • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
  • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
  • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
  • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)
  • Chapel Hill, NC
    April 3
    UNC School of Government
    400 South Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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    Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply toward tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are four deadlines to submit applications:

    • March 1 (for courses starting between April 1 and June 30)
    • June 1 (for courses starting between July 1 and September 30)
    • September 1 (for courses starting between October 1 and December 31)
    • December 1 (for courses starting between January 1 and March 31)
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before March 26, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after March 27, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
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    Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill- Creating and Cultivating the Workplace Culture

    A block of rooms has been set up at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill with a rate of $104.00 rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online visit chapelhillsuites.hamptoninn.com and use Group Code “CCC”. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919-403-8700, press 0 and provide the Group Name “Creating & Cultivating". To receive the discounted rate reservations must be made no later than March 13, 2020.

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    Special Note: The challenge of implementing a strategic plan is how to manage the change.  A plan would not be necessary if the future you desire did not involve doing something different.  Undergird your planning with the knowledge of how to execute the change by pairing this class with either “Leading Change in Government Organizations” or "Cultivating Workplace Culture" and receive a 20% discount on registration.

    $485.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Jennifer Fulton

Program Associate, Leadership Group
919.962.3609
Lydian Altman
Senior Manager of Leadership Curriculum Development