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Cultural Competence Training

Because culture is so deeply rooted inside our minds and hearts, we often can’t imagine a world where our values are thought of any other way. Our Cultural Competence programs help individuals more deeply understand their own cultural lens and that of others so they can successfully connect across cultures.

Cultural Competence Training Programs

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  • Putting Current Events in Context

    This comprehensive multimedia educational discussion is designed to deepen understanding of racism in America and provide context for today’s social climate. The session frames the American race conversation in a larger societal and historical context, reviews the continuing social issues that affect how employees of color come to work, and provides perspectives from within the Black community. In this session, you’ll gain the tools for continuing healthy race conversations at work – including for being an ally and advocate.

    Program Series

    • Courageous Conversations

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    90 minutes  Request Info
  • How to Have Difficult Conversations on Race

    This session offers practical guidance on how to have difficult conversations around race. Themes focus on strategies and skills tied to addressing race and privilege as they show up day-to-day. Co-facilitated by a cross-cultural team of LCW experts, the session will create space for tackling tough subjects in today’s context, and equip participants to come away with insights regarding what is top of mind for Black and People of Color colleagues and tools for having racial discourse in a corporate context.

    Program Series

    • Courageous Conversations

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    90 minutes  Request Info
  • White Privilege and Race in Central Park – Let’s Talk About Amy Cooper

    This cross-cultural discussion of events in Central Park on May 25th, 2020 introduces a model for interpreting cultural differences before exploring the cultural and historical significance of policing in the United States and “white spaces.” Take a deep dive into American history, focusing on the origins of “white privilege” and its continued impact today, and explore strategies for moving the needle as allies.

    Program Series

    • Courageous Conversations

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    1.5 hours  Request Info
  • Managing Inclusively: What You Need to Know about Your Black Talent

    Where is the African American/Black talent in your organization, and how are you ensuring they have access to the opportunities, relationships and networks they need to advance? In this session, gain a stronger understanding of Black employees’ experience, create better action plans to retain and develop them on both an individual and organizational level.

    Program Audiences

    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    4 hours  Request Info
  • Culture & Identity

    The module emphasizes foundational concepts needed for building and developing cultural competence. Begin with an introduction to the concepts of culture and move beyond national culture to explore how the various cultural groups we belong to (race, gender, ability, sexual orientation, faith, educational background, among many others) shape and impact our cultural identity and how people see us.

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    20 minutes  Request Info
  • Cultural Immersions: Understanding the Black Experience in America

    Take a candidly deep look at the complexities of race and the current shared experience and worldview of the African American community. In this program, explore key concepts such as understanding and responding to stereotypes, the challenges of cultural appropriation, the intent versus impact of common messaging, and opportunities for connecting with the African American community.

    Program Series

    • Cultural Immersions

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    4 hours  Request Info
  • Cultural Immersions: Understanding the LGBTQ Experience in the US Today

    Explore the emotions, values, and driving principles that unite the diverse LGBTQ community. Analyze their day-to-day experiences and messages from the perspective of those in this community to connect more authentically and effectively with the LGBTQ culture. Part of the LCW Cultural Immersions Series.

    Program Series

    • Cultural Immersions

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    4 hours  Request Info
  • Cultural Immersions: Understanding the Latinx Experience in the US Today

    In this session, explore the rich diversity within the Latinx community along with current issues impacting their experience and perspectives. In this program, explore key concepts such as understanding and responding to stereotypes, the challenges of cultural appropriation, the intent versus impact of common messaging, and opportunities for connecting with the Latinx community.

    Program Series

    • Cultural Immersions

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    4 hours  Request Info
  • Cultural Immersions: Understanding the Muslim Experience in the US Today

    Being Muslim in the US includes varied and shared experiences and worldviews. In this program, explore the rich diversity within this community, the concepts of culture versus religion, and current key issues and events impacting Muslims. Also learn how to understand and respond to stereotypes, and analyze the intent versus impact of common messaging and missed opportunities for connection with the Muslim community.

    Program Series

    • Cultural Immersions

    Program Audiences

    • HR
    • Individual Contributors
    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    4 hours  Request Info
  • Managing with Intercultural Competence

    Learn the value of intercultural competence and the impact worldviews such as polarization or minimization can have in the workplace. This module introduces intercultural competence and the science behind unconscious bias, explains how bias is linked to developing intercultural competence, and discusses why these concepts matter in the workplace.

    Program Audiences

    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers
    20 minutes  Request Info
  • Global Mentoring / Cross-Cultural Learning Partner Program

    An extended and innovative learning experience that uses learning partnerships or ‘global mentors’ to build cross-cultural competence! Participants of different backgrounds are paired for 6-12 months to build transformative skills and explore scenarios where cultural differences and global diversity impact their roles. Each pair receives assignments to help build key skills for addressing the cultural aspects of real-time business issues, with opportunities to explore themes from one’s own as well their partner’s perspective.

    Program Audiences

    • Leaders & Executives
    • People Managers

Program Formats

  • eLearning

    Self-paced, experiential and globally scalable, eLearning programs are offered in multiple languages and can be purchased off-the-shelf or customized.

  • Microlearning

    Sustain behavior-change by providing quick, scalable and mobile-friendly reinforcements to support learners at specific decision points.

  • Skill-Building Workshops

    Developed by adult learning experts, Skill-Building Workshops help participants readily convert concepts into behaviors. Workshops are delivered on-site (max. 35 participants) or virtually in our Adobe Connect Classroom (max. 50 participants).