Be Yourself and be part of a changing world
9th edition of the Octave Program
from 17th to 19th March 2020 – Evian
In a vastly changing world, we constantly need to adapt our behavior as leaders or managers to rise to new challenges. The Octave Program is a leadership and intercompany seminar that tackles the transformation of businesses in the digital era, drawing on the experiences of all generations. In a nutshell, it is designed to nurture and equip willing participants with the ability to adapt to these changes.
Dates: from 17th to 19th March 2020
Place: Evian Resort – Rive Sud du Lac de Genève
74501 Evian Les Bains, France.
Costs: 3000€ HT (excluding accommodation and transportation).
• Understanding other generations
• Fighting against prejudices
• Identifying the different ways we work and how we can cooperate
• Understanding how the world is changing
• Understanding the impact of new technologies on companies
• Whatever your age, the U culture is spreading
• Having confidence in yourself
• Gaining new skills
• Knowing how to put individual and collective potential to good use
For more information about the Program, please consult the “Why Octave” section.
Become a changemaker within your organization
The Octave Program is conceived to alternate phases of inspiration and phases of respiration:
|The moments of inspiration: Plenary sessions|
|The moments of respiration: Workshops|
The main themes during the seminar:
|Leveraging the power of tomorrow’s workforce|
|Communicating between generations beyond codes and fashions|
|Give & receive|
|Transformation agent for a living organization|
|The neuro-friendly manager|
|A few keys to non-violent communication|
|Connecting through trust|
|Is there a golden age for negotiation|
|Career life cycles|
|And many others…to discover on site!|
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Place and Access
Located in the North part of the French Alps, in Haute-Savoie, Evian is at the heart of a beautiful area,
on the south border of the Geneva Lake, 45 km from Geneva.
The plenary sessions and the workshops take place at the Evian Resort.
Participants and speakers will be accommodated in the Royal and Ermitage hotels.
The Octave team is in charge of booking and assigning you a hotel room together with the partner companies.
We will send you an email to inform you the name of your hotel one week before the event.
Evian Les Bains is accessible by several means of transport:
Geneva International Airport: 9 daily direct flights Paris-Geneva (50 km from Evian, please consider
a transfer time of 2 hours)
Evian-Les-Bains train station: 15 minutes transfer time
Geneva (Cornavin) train station: direct trains from Paris (50 km from Evian, please consider a transfer time
of 1 hour and a half)
Free shuttles will be at your disposal connecting the Geneva airport and both train stations
(Cornavin and Evian-Les-Bains) to your hotel. (Schedules will be indicated later on).
The Octave Program is an original idea by Danone, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb, ENGIE, Orange, and Société Générale and any company affected by the issue and open to the approach. So far, more than 25 companies support the Octave Program.
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