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Return to Workplace Online Masterclass

20 August 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Organized by: American PropTech Academy
Venue: Online
New York
10016

Live Masterclass | Return to Workplace

 

As organizations discuss their plans to return to the office immediately following the COVID-19 lockdowns, employee safety, wellbeing and productivity is front of mind. Learn from leading experts and authors of industry return-to-work guidelines to gain the right insights to create a plan.

 

Return to Workplace Masterclass

Guidelines for a Safe & Productive Workplace in the Immediate Return to Office

 

As organizations discuss their plans to return to the office following the COVID-19 lockdowns, employee safety, wellbeing and productivity is front of mind. Learn from leading experts and authors of industry return-to-work guidelines to gain the right insights to create a successful plan. 

 

This is the first course in a two part Future Workplace series. 

 

Enrollment Requirements

This course has been designed for professionals and some prior knowledge of the topic is required. If you’re unsure whether you qualify, email learn@americanproptech.com

 

Course Instructors

Nikki Greenberg, Founder at Real Estate of the Future (New York) Guy Vardi, Chief Innovation Officer at Silverstein Properties (New York) Todd Heiser, Co-Managing Director at Gensler (Chicago) Cindy Coleman, Lead Strategist at Gensler (Chicago) Jessica Wollmuth, Principal Climate Change Sustainability Service at Ernst & Young (Chicago) Joshua Millman AIA, Vice President at Nutec Design and America Institute of Architects (AIA)

 

Objectives & Outcomes

Receive an overview of the current science and issues around COVID-19 Identify opportunities for adapting workplace design for optimal wellness and productivity  Be familiarized with guidelines and recommendations by leading industry bodies Understand how to leverage data and Ai technology to optimize workplace safety and team productivity Learn how to prepare your organization for the immediate return to work and develop a strategic vision that will enable it to bounce back stronger in the long run Receive feedback from industry experts on how to address your most pressing business challenges

 

Syllabus

Module 1: How COVID-19 is understood to spread and the latest science around mitigating its spread by Nikki Greenberg (Real Estate of the Future) Module 2: Considerations for designing a safe return-to-workplace policy by by Jessica Wollmuth (EY) Module 3: American Institute of Architects (AIA) Guidelines for meeting requirements to prevent the COVID-19 spread in workplaces by Joshua Millman AIA (American Institute of Architects) Module 4: Case studies of post-COVID safe & productive workplace operations by Todd Heiser & Cindy Coleman (Gensler)  Module 5: Leveraging data and technology to optimize spacial planning for safety & productivity by Guy Vardi (Silverstein)

 

Format

The Live Course is designed to be interactive amongst students and lecturers. The course will open with a 'cameras on' introduction to all course participants where they can outline their reasons for attending the course and the challenge they are looking to solve. 

 

This course will be delivered live online using a video conferencing platform. Each module will consist of a lecture followed by an interactive tutorial where student can ask questions of the lecturers and discuss the topic. 

 

Following the last lecture, students are invited to stay on the platform to continue the discussion with their peers.

 

Time

Half day. Breaks will be provided between modules. 

 

Resources & Readings

Students will be provided the reading list prior to commencement of the course.

 

Homework & Assignments

There is no homework or assignments for this course. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the resources and readings.

 

Certificates

Students who attend the full course will be provided a Certificate of Completion for the course.

 

Legal

While the content of this course is delivered in good faith, the course provides general advise and both course creator and course lecturers take no responsibility for the accuracy of its content, especially as it pertains to safety. We strongly advise that you attain independent professional advice. The course will be recorded and we ask that you do not disclose sensitive or confidential information. If you do not want to be recorded, contact learn@americanproptech.com