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Securing the Oxygen Mask: Developing Our Own Cultural Competence First
In-Person Sunday 06/23/2024 01:45 PM - 02:05 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
To maximize innovation and opportunity and minimize conflict or confusion we need to build the cultural competency skills of individuals in the workplace to be their most successful and effective selves as they interact across those differences. 

As HR practitioners, we may think we're above average in our 'cultural competence,' but are we? Twenty+ years of research shows that only 2.5% of us can see the full complexity of differences and adapt effectively. There is an impactful framework that hundreds of organizations use to build CC. Packed with practical tools as well as engaging activities, you will leave understanding your own cultural competence as well as how to develop it in others.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the stages of cultural competence and explore implications of each stage for D&I work.
  • Learn general strategies for advancing cultural competence.
  • Practice developing competence through brains-on activities.
  • Identify tpreferred cultural style of communication.
  • Receive a guide with activities to continue developing.
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Sara Taylor, President and Founder,
DeepSEE Consulting