This course is a series of cross-cultural training tools and cultural diversity activities that can help build cultural diversity skills in the workplace and with clients. Our cultural awareness skills workshop is critical for managing cultural diversity and enables your organization and your leaders to meet the high-performance demands of an increasingly global economy. Fathom’s cultural training course is a result of the collaboration of dozens of acclaimed intercultural experts from 35 countries. There are over 40 culture specific modules available.
Seminar participants learn a values-based process for navigating cross-cultural communication and to develop practical strategies for driving cultural understanding. Case studies are used for the specific cultures being taught. The course will boost productivity by helping students learn specific behaviors and values to better manage cultural expectations. Practicing cultural awareness helps to build an understanding of why people do what they do and builds cultural awareness that leads to more effective collaboration and better decisions for your organization.
Objectives Participants will learn to:
Build cross-cultural communication to produce productive working relationships with others
Address cultural diversity issues to lead and motivate a team
Get the best out of people from different backgrounds and experiences
Decrease negative stereotyping and judgments across organization locations
Improve inter-cultural decision-making by practicing real world scenarios
Alleviate the typical "low" that ex-patriot's feel resulting from culture shock
Raise intercultural awareness
Gain an appreciation for different cultural values
Develop a shared model for building intercultural competence, and shared tools for cross cultural communication
Learn to listen and observe from an intercultural perspective
Class Size: Up to 18
Length: 1 day
Deep Insights Journal- Cultural Diversity Articles:
"I wanted to write you a short note and thank you for the great cross-cultural seminar you conducted for us on Friday. The setting you selected for us was very conducive for training. Your personal examples and cultural models helped us enhance our understanding of cross-cultural values and behaviors. Thank you for the great experience."View Full Letter (PDF) Irina Yashkova Chief Interpreter/Liaison
OMK Tube, Houston, Texas
"As an international corporation made up of a widely diverse workforce, we had need for a solid and thorough Cultural Diversity Workshop. Fathom Corporate Training in Austin did a remarkable job. He was able to present the material to a wide variety of individuals with a range of backgrounds."View Full Letter (PDF) Gary Holmes Training Coordinator
Aker Solutions, Houston, Texas
"Learning to use the behaviors and values template helped me to understand others actions more clearly. This has enabled me to avoid conflict and develop a better basis for working relationships."Austin Michaels Senior Manager
Commemorative Brands, Austin, Texas
"I really gained a better understanding of our multi-cultural workplace and can now see where I could have facilitated a different and better outcome in many situations. I only wish I had taken this course years ago." Project Manager
University of Texas, Austin
With more than 20 years of experience in the management turnaround environment, Fathom Corporate Training based in Austin, Texas, works with clients who are facing critical challenges in management, sales, customer service and branding in commoditized markets. We can help you to increase employee satisfaction, lower your turnover, increase revenues and raise profit margins. Fathom Corporate Training’s customers include some of the world’s most successful firms and recognized brands. Fathom Corporate Training is based in Austin, Texas, and has training facilities in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Antonio, Dallas, Detroit, San Jose, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Columbus, Austin, Memphis, Baltimore, Charlotte, Fort Worth, Boston, Milwaukee, El Paso, Washington DC, Nashville, Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Portland, Oklahoma City, Tucson, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Long Beach, Kansas City, Fresno, New Orleans, Cleveland, Sacramento, Mesa, Virginia Beach, Omaha, Colorado Springs, Oakland, Miami, Tulsa, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Arlington, Wichita, St. Louis, Raleigh, Santa Ana, Cincinnati, Anaheim, Tampa, Toledo, Pittsburgh, Mexico City and Toronto.
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