Learn Over Lunch

What is a learn over lunch program?

A learn over lunch program is a training or presentation session offered by an organization to employees during a lunch hour (or any other 1 to 2 hour block of time), or any short-time schedule. It may be held in employee cafeterias, auditoriums, conference rooms, or even an open space in a department. It's done to inform or inspire employees, cover issues or initiatives, fulfill requirements, or create a workplace of learning, communication, trust, and collaboration.

If provided over lunch hour, a meal or snack is often provided by the organization or department as an enticement for employees to attend the training. Employees could also be asked to bring their lunch in a brown bag to the session. The learning part of the session usually takes about 50 minutes (up to 90 minutes), including facilitated discussion and exercises to anchor and apply the information.

Organizations find it beneficial to provide short programs like learn over lunch for many reasons:
  • Improve employee skills
  • Create the learning organization
  • Reinforce the corporate culture
  • Create awareness of critical issues
  • Introduce new initiatives
  • Compliment training and development programs
  • Improve communication throughout the organization
  • Offer it as employee perk (esp. if company provides lunch)
  • Build team spirit (people who eat and learn together work better together.)
  • Raise employee morale
  • Establish a caring organizational climate
  • Satisfy state or federally mandated programs like health and safety requirements
  • A team may do it to start a project
  • ……add your own reason!
Learn Over Lunch Programs

Learn over Lunch Topic #1:
Enhance Your Project's Success Through Partnering, more info

Learn over Lunch Topic #2:
Face to Face Communicating to Influence and Achieve Results, more info

Learn over Lunch Topic #3:
Develop Effective Listening Skills for Working Together, more info

Learn over Lunch Topic #4:

Understand Your (and Your Workmates') Operating Styles, more info

Other lunch-and-learn programs can be developed around the subjects found in Our Services

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