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LIVE VIRTUAL Diversity and Culture

Strategies for Working with Differences

Dec 01, 2021 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Virtual

Trainer: Shadell Permanand

Price: $229.00 CAD (*early rate) $259.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax
*early rate expires November 10, 2021

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Workshop Description

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.

When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they are better viewed as valuable assets to organizational health. This workshop examines specific elements of diversity and culture as they relate to communicating, power differentials, and experiences of discrimination. Participants will learn strategies for working with differences and promoting inclusion in the workplace.

About This Workshop

Some of the Topics Included

  • What is Meant by Diversity?
  • What is the Difference Between Equity and Equality?
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Dynamics
  • Language Considerations – How We Talk
  • Cultural Context Model
  • Culture Differences and Conflict
  • Communicating Across Difference
  • Culture and the Dynamics of Power
  • Discrimination and Rights
  • Organizational Strategies and Remedies

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop applicable to both leaders and employees.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • To define diversity, equity, inclusion, and exclusion
  • To describe how conflict, culture, and diversity relate
  • To define cultural competence, and communication across differences
  • To name the dynamics of power, bias, and discrimination
  • To explore rights, organizational considerations, responsibilities, and strategies

 

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About the Trainer

Shadell Permanand

Portrait of Shadell Permanand

Based in Chicago, Shadell has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of leadership, conflict resolution, and cultural diversity. She has a Master of Laws (LL.M) specializing in Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School. Shadell has worked as the Executive Director of a conflict resolution and restorative justice organization, and been in senior leadership roles at York University and University of Toronto related to conflict resolution, crisis management, developing student conduct programming, equity/diversity, and public education. She is an engaging trainer and consultant who is passionate about developing environments that support equity, inclusion, and constructive conflict resolution. Shadell believes that fostering a healthy workplace climate provides the context for employees to thrive in their pursuit of organizational goals.

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Diversity and Culture Live Virtual (early rate expires 11-10-21)
Live Virtual - Dec. 1, 2021; 9am-4pm Central Time
$ 259.00 CAD $ 229.00 CAD

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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, 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.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.

You Will Receive

Login details approximately 3-4 days prior to the event date, as well as a PDF e-manual, and a PDF workshop certificate.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.

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