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October 27-30: Learning 2019

Second City Works to Host 2 Sessions and Opening Entertainment at Learning 2019

October 27-30, 2019

Located at Disney's Coronado Springs in Orlando, FL

Welcome General Session

October 27, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Drawing on The Second City’s 55-year legacy of engaging audiences with smart, incisive comedy, Second City Works takes the stage at Learning 2019 to deliver opening entertainment to kick off the conference. With a mix of improv, sketch comedy, and customized content, the Welcome General Session is one attendees won't want to miss!

Session: Using Improv Techniques to Develop Inclusive Leaders

October 28, 11:05am - 12:05pm

Creating a culture that values diversity needs to be reflected and cultivated at the top. In this experiential session, Second City Works will introduce participants to an “improv mindset” as it relates to leadership learning that builds inclusive teams, focuses on others and heightens self-awareness. Experience how the light, exploratory tone creates an atmosphere of vulnerability, bravery and support while the humor invites honest reflection.

Key takeaways:

● Techniques for developing leaders that are others-focused and empathetic

● The value of practicing high-risk skills in a low-risk environment

● Ideas for keeping your organization's bias in check when designing and delivering leadership training

To learn more about the session, visit the Learning 2019 agenda.

Session: Using Storytelling to Make Learning Stick

October 30, 9:00am - 10:00am

The human brain is hardwired to remember stories. In this playful, experiential session participants will explore how to use improv techniques to tailor information and content so that it connects with an audience. By doing things like changing the POV, using inclusive language and adapting the message for different audiences, the content becomes more relevant and engaging to the listeners.

Key takeaways:

● Techniques for being others-focused when delivering a message

● Explore ways to use curiosity and inquiry to inform the relevancy

● Participate in exercises that help refine content based on the audience

To learn more about the session, visit the Learning 2019 agenda.

About the Conference

Learning 2019 is a unique event, bringing you and your colleagues new insights, perspectives, best practices, difficult challenges, and emerging innovations in the world of Learning at the Workplace! At Learning 2019 we will look at the impact of ever increasing business challenges, and how changes and shifts in our work are driving learning changes.

Join Learning 2019 to explore how these changes will impact Learning:

  • Business Demands – the need for speed, new technology and tougher talent requirements
  • Workforce Shifts – changing career patterns, multiple generations, and workers’ changing expectations
  • Globalization – require a broader perspective, different skills and changes in the way we communicate
  • Automation – rapidly shifting roles, new tasks and a whole new learning skill set

Register now get access to Second City Works at Learning 2019.

The Second City has produced some of the most unforgettable satire and influential comedians of the last sixty years. Its pioneering methods inspire the mindsets and behaviors that lead to rapid innovation and incomparable content. Second City Works uses those same methods to create professional development, content, and events that drive personal growth and organizational improvement.

Can’t make it to Learning 2019? That’s okay. We can come to you. Contact us to learn how we help improve team communication, collaboration and performance by using the same tenets of improv pioneered on our iconic comedy stages.

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