Focus: Social IQ & Cultural Competence
Length of Session: up to 3 hours
Attendance: no limit
AV requirements: N/A
Room set-up: theatre or classroom
Handouts: 3-4 pages for participants
Stream: Management/Advanced Practitioner and/or Front-line
Manitoba Labour sources suggest that by 2012, 100% of Manitoba’s labour pool growth will be New Canadians. Increased immigration means changes in our workplaces and in our communities. To manage and adapt to these changes it is absolutely essential that we build our cultural awareness. Join civility and communication expert Lew Bayer to learn about this important and interesting topic and boost your cultural competence.
After attending this session, participants will be better able to:
- Have a strong understanding of the current immigration demographics and how they will impact you at work
- Acknowledge personal biases, values, and assumptions and learn how these relates to cultural awareness
- Have a stronger comfort and knowledge level in communicating and interacting with people of multiple cultures
Topics covered include:
•Review of Labour and Immigration trends and impact •Define “Cultural Awareness” and “Cultural Competence” •Understand why Cultural Competence is vital in the workplace •Assess your cultural competence •Learn how to increase your cultural competence •Evaluating our general Social Intelligence; Self-assessment •Discussing what does Social IQ has to do with leadership?
For a limited time offer, this lecture is offered as a 1 hour keynote or a 3 hour workshop for $3250.00 plus GST which includes all speaker’s travel expenses.