Leading Culturally Diverse Teams in the Workplace
Explore why cultural diversity matters in the workplace and how multicultural teams can benefit your organisation.
Learn how to lead and work effectively in multicultural teams
Cultural diversity in the workplace allows organisations to benefit from differing opinions and approaches. Cross-cultural management is integral to the successful performance of teams.
On this course, you will gain global perspectives on the impact of cultural diversity both its challenges and benefits to teams and learn how to lead and communicate with a diverse and inclusive team. Upon completion, you will be ready to apply what you’ve learnt in your own workplace.
What topics will you cover? The course will use case studies, reflective exercises and problem analysis to address the following themes:
exploring what cultural diversity is
investigating why cultural diversity matters in teams
harnessing the potential benefits of multicultural teams
leading diverse, inclusive, and high-performing teams.
What will you achieve? By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
Identify and interpret cultural diversity within your organisation
Develop sensitivity to cultural variations between and within countries
Reflect on how culture influences your perspective
Develop a deeper understanding of the opportunities and challenges of culturally diverse teams and how to manage these
Explore complexity associated with global virtual teams
Improve communication across cultures and distance
Identify how to leverage cultural diversity in teams to produce more creative solutions and make better decisions
Identify how to harness the skills and abilities of multicultural individuals in teams
Develop an ability to inclusively lead diverse teams
Who is the course for? This course is for employees that lead or work in a culturally diverse organisation. This includes leaders of global organisations or outsourced and offshore teams.
Duration: 4 weeks
Weekly study: 3 hours
Digital upgrade: Free