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Diversity Training

Course Dates:

This course can be taken at any time.

Course Type:

Part Time Day

Course Location:

Main Location (Jukskei Park)

Course Description:

DIVERSITY TRAINING

Valuing and Understanding the Complexities of Diversity


Objective:

Learn effective interaction with different backgrounds, perceptions, corporate cultures, behaviours and beliefs. Develop enough common ground & mutual acceptance to collaboratively work together. Respect diversity, and to welcome the creativity and myriad results that multiculturalism offer.



Approach:

Case studies, interactive workshops, experiential learning, language exploration, support videos, practical problem solving techniques.



Outcomes:

A new respect & trust between the delegates on the group

Being committed to taking part in providing a workplace where equal treatment is a reality

Reserving judgement & re-evaluating pre-conceived ideas, mindsets and stereotypes; and seeing the strengths in differences

Responding effectively when encountering individuals who are culturally different from ourselves

Capitalising on people's different talents

Building trust and integrity rather than wallowing in issues and situations which lead to misunderstanding and distrust



Outline of Programme:

Developing cross cultural understanding and awareness

Appreciating the differences

Similarities and differences

Belief system analysis

Acceptance and respect

Building rapport and appreciation

Accepting behaviours

Embracing multiculturalism

Diverse managerial styles

Changing perceptions and impressions and thinking patterns

Understanding the legislation that is the foundation of equal opportunity

Being dedicated and committed to equal treatment

Capitalising on people's different talents

Identifying & working through stereotypes & reclaim personal pride



Duration Options:

2 days



Those who should attend:

Supervisory level upwards – mixed and diverse to include all race groups and genders



Group Size:

Minimum 8; Maximum 12 delegates

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