As our campus makes unprecedented strides towards internationalization and diversification, we aspire to help you be prepared. This session helps you understand some basic guidelines for cross-cultural interaction and sensitivity.

Training format

Two sets of training formats are currently being offered.

The first one is a 90 minutes engagement featuring an interactive presentation developed to involve people in questioning what cultural competence is and where they stand in their own ability to interact with diversity. The approach is very anecdotal and draws examples from real life experiences to illustrate points.

The second model is a half-day engagement starting at 9:00 AM and ending at 1:00 PM (with a working lunch). This in-depth conversation involves a self-evaluation on cultural diversity; interactive learning exercises and small group discussions.

Who should attend?

It's useful for those wanting to understand the nuances of working with and supporting individuals from diverse backgrounds.

If you're interested, we ask that you fill out the request form below at least one (1) week prior to the date of your request for the best response. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill requests sent without proper advanced notice.

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