Duration: 3.5 hours
As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the ability to navigate cross-cultural situations has become a crucial skill for professionals in all industries. In this workshop, participants will learn practical tools to develop intercultural competence and improve communication and collaboration within multicultural teams. With a focus on Singapore, a hub for international business and diverse cultures, participants will explore how cultural differences can impact workplace dynamics and develop strategies for leveraging diversity for organizational success.
Through interactive activities and case studies, participants will develop an understanding of key cultural dimensions and how they can influence communication, decision-making, and leadership styles. They will also learn techniques for adapting to cultural differences, such as active listening and building rapport across cultures. The workshop will also address challenges that may arise in cross-cultural interactions, such as stereotypes, bias, and cultural misunderstandings, and provide strategies for addressing these challenges in a respectful and effective manner.
By the end of this workshop, participants will have a greater understanding of cross-cultural dynamics and be better equipped to communicate and collaborate with colleagues and clients from diverse backgrounds. They will also have a toolkit of practical strategies for building intercultural competence and leveraging diversity for organizational success. This workshop is an essential professional development opportunity for anyone working in a global context or with diverse teams, and is especially relevant for professionals based in Singapore.