Cultural competence can be defined as productivity and creativity in multicultural situations, and is a critical skill for participating in teams, leading teams and partnering with or advising others. Business leaders encounter many cultural differences in today’s interconnected, global and rapidly changing world. Being able to identify and understand cultures, and utilizing this knowledge to become curious and invite creative thinking are at the core of cultural competence.
Join this session to define culture, identify the multiple levels of culture that influence individual thinking, feeling and behavior, articulate the barriers to cultural competence and differentiate between the meta skills that can help build the individual as well as organizational cultural competence capacity. Leave the session with improved leadership and partnership capacity.