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Diversity and Culture – Strategies for Working with Differences

Apr 11, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)

Price: $ 0.00 (regular rate)

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Best Western Airport

Trainer: Wendy Kroeker

photo of Wendy Kroeker, Trainer at ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance

About the trainer

Wendy Kroeker

For over 20 years Wendy has worked for a variety of organizations, boards, and businesses both in Canada and internationally as a consultant, trainer, senior mediator for workplace conflicts, and facilitator of strategic processes. She holds a PhD in Peace Studies, and is an Assistant Professor in Peace and... Read More

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Diversity and cultural differences are often seen as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they can also be valuable assets. This workshop helps participants to examine specific elements and dynamics of diversity and inclusion as they relate to culture, identity, communicating across difference, power differentials and experiences of discrimination. Tools and strategies will be reviewed to assist workplaces to promote inclusion and experience the many benefits of diversity at work.

In support of our local community, each year ACHIEVE offers one free workshop. Please note – Registration is limited to two individuals per organization.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • What are Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Exclusion?
  • Language Considerations – How We Talk
  • Understanding Culture
  • Culture Differences and Conflict
  • Communicating Across Difference
  • Culture and the Dynamics of Power
  • Discrimination and Rights
  • Organizational Strategies and Remedies
  • Case Study Analysis

Method of Delivery

Lecture, individual reflection, video, small and large group discussions, and case study review

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April 11, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wendy Kroeker


Winnipeg, Manitoba – Best Western Airport
1715 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0G1 Canada
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Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours, a one day workshop earns 6 hours and a half day workshop earns 3 hours.  While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.