Afi U. microprogram

Transform Employee Experience

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Start date

October 8, 2024 | Quebec

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2 days

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Give your employees the means to reach their full potential

We are entering an era of rapid workplace transformation that may provide an opportunity to maximize human potential like never before. Multigenerational work environments, new teamwork and collaboration models, and hybrid work models are becoming the norm in many industries. Work is going digital, and everything is evolving faster.

In this new modern working environment, workspaces have changed, workers’ expectations have changed, the world has changed. That is why it is so important to define your organization’s vision of how work will be done in the future, so that all those new expectations in every part of the market can be met.

The ultimate goal is to develop a corporate culture capable of responding to a hybrid experience, whether in person or virtually.

Be ready to ...

  • Define your vision of the future of work

  • Design your spaces to provide the best possible experience for all those who use them: employees, customers, partners, etc.

  • Incorporate state-of-the-art technologies for effective collaboration

  • Make the most of physical and virtual work environments

  • Gather information about employees’ experience and expectations

... and drive immediate value for your organization

  • Support consistent investments in mission-focused employees to improve company performance

  • Enhance employee and manager experience

  • Improve collaboration between teams

Experience the learning journey
with Afi U.

Intensive learning experiences designed for professionals seeking rapid advancement in a specific field. Immerse yourself in interactive, in-depth learning sessions led by field experts. Leave with practical, adaptable skills ready for immediate implementation in your workplace.

Engage with your microprogram

Learning activities

  • Workshops
  • Case studies
  • Reading and preparatory assignments
  • Individual action plan

Science and technology

  • Knowledge reinforcement
  • Practical challenges and action plan follow-up
  • B12 platform to support learning transfer
  • Microsoft environment enabling collaboration

The community

  • Mixed cohorts from diverse backgrounds
  • Workgroups with peers in similar roles and functions
  • Preferred access to the Circles by Afi U.

Study plan

Session 1

People at the heart of the future of work

  • Definitions of the future of work
  • Trends
  • Benefits for employees, managers and the organization

Session 2

The environment–spaces and technologies

  • Aménagement des espaces de travail
  • Technologies au service du travail hybride
  • Gestion des espaces

Session 3

My roadmap

  • Scoping out a roadmap
  • Prioritizing
  • Action plan

Microprogram Lead

Mario Lafond

A strategic advisor, business coach and instructor, Mario has been guiding organizations through their digital transformation for nearly 30 years. He is recognized in the market for his ability to integrate emerging technologies, business process optimization and the human dimension. His experiences, including a stint at Microsoft spanning two decades, have consistently driven him to push the boundaries of technology integration in workplaces and learning environments at Afi U.

For Mario, questioning the future of work now is a way of addressing some of the major challenges facing organizations, such as individual and collective engagement, collaborator autonomy, technology adoption, and workplace wellness.

Invited contributors and experts

Marie-Pier St-Hilaire
Pierre Ouellette
Marie-Hélène Demers
Nadia Lépine
Marc Maisonneuve
Sylvie-Anne Leroux