Business & Leadership

Adapting to the New Working World

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While ensuring a safe transition of people back to the physical workplace, many organizations are simultaneously looking to reimagine the work of the future. This seminar provides a roadmap for managing the difficult transition back to the physical workplace, sharing a range of perspectives on human-centered approaches and opportunities that will enable organizations to shift between the “two gears” of transitioning people back to physical work as we move beyond COVID-19. Featuring Steven Mednick, associate professor of clinical entrepreneurship at the USC Marshall Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies; Niki Lee, west region organization and workforce transformation at Ernest & Young; and Sarah Le Tourneur, workforce planning leader for “Returning the Workforce to the Workplace” at Ernst & Young.

Who Will Benefit

– Those looking to discover how COVID-19 has impacted business leaders, their customers and their employees
– Business professionals wanting to learn what will stay the same and what will change post-pandemic
– Leaders and employees who are adjusting to their homes becoming both a place of refuge and work

About Our Featured Faculty

Steven Mednick is an associate professor of clinical entrepreneurship at the USC Marshall School of Business. He is an expert in entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic alliances and angel funding. He is the past associate director of Marshall’s Center for Global Innovation and is an author and frequent speaker in the field. Professor Mednick currently teaches in the Marshall MBA, EMBA and Master of Medical Management programs and is a two-time winner of the Marshall Golden Apple teaching award. Outside of USC, he has advised over 500 early stage companies through his 10-year relationship with the Small Business Administration. Mednick’s clients have reported more than $620 million in economic impact to the SBA, and he has been awarded the SBA’s State Star for outstanding performance.