Sep 13, 2023 - Dec 13, 2023
Intercultural Workplace Program Virtual Workshops
The Intercultural Workplace Program (IWP) partners with Nova Scotian workplaces to help foster environments where every individual, regardless of national origin, is acknowledged and celebrated for their distinct contributions.
The IWP will be hosting a variety of free workshops throughout the fall on Microsoft Teams. These sessions will be highly interactive with breakout rooms, digital whiteboards and other activities. Please ensure you have access to a laptop of desktop computer with functioning audio and video, as well as a space suitable to engage and participate.
Gateway to an Intercultural Workplace
This workshop will dive into the foundations of intercultural dynamics. Understand culture's pivotal role, explore contrasting communication styles, and grasp the concept of cultural add. Discover the many benefits of a culturally diverse workplace.
- Wed, Sept 13th, 10:00 am-11:30 am
- Thurs, Oct 15th, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
- Wed, Nov 1st, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
- Tues, Nov 28th, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Skills for the Intercultural Workplace
Join this interactive workshop designed to equip you with the essential tools to communicate and collaborate effectively in today's diverse work environment. It will discuss six key intercultural communication skills and engage in interactive activities to help you apply these skills in real-world scenarios.
- Thurs, Sept 21st, 9:00 am-10:30 am
- Tues, Oct 10th, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
- Wed, Nov 8th, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
- Tues, Dec 5th, 10:00 am-11:30 am
Recruitment & Interviews: Bridging Cultural Gaps
This session will cover some best practices for recruiting and interviewing candidates from different cultural backgrounds. This may be especially useful for HR professionals and hiring managers, but anyone who wants to to join is welcome.
- Tues, Sept 26th, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
- Mon, Oct 16th, 10:00 am-11:30 am
- Mon, Nov 13th, 10:00 am-11:30 am
- Mon, Dec 11th, 10:00 am-11:30 am
Onboarding & Rentention: Bridging Cultural Gaps
This session will cover the best practices for onboarding and retaining candidates from different cultural backgrounds. This also may be especially useful for HR professionals and hiring managers, but anyone who wants to join is welcome.