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Intercultural Communication: Diversity in Practice

International professional development seminars offered by

Consultants Interculturele Communicatie

October 5 – 9, 2015

in association with Webster University, The Netherlands

CIC has offered open Cross-Cultural Seminars since 1994. The perspective and focus of each seminar varies, remaining topical and practical.

Primary language of the Seminar: English

Venue:

World Trade Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Who should participate?

Professionals interested in increasing knowledge and skills in their cross-cultural work in international teams, project management, human resources and education.

Attendance is limited to 15 participants to ensure optimal learning and exchange

Benefit to individuals and organisations:

  • Increased scope for choosing and applying appropriate and effective methodologies in intercultural learning
  • In-depth understanding of the process and consequences of pluralism in personal and work environments
  • The opportunity to exchange valuable experience and best practices.

Content

An intake will ensure that the focus remains on the participants’ professional and personal interests and concerns.

Module One

  • Cultural competence:
    Face-to-face discourse
    Managing virtual, multicultural communication
  • Useful models for analyzing cross-cultural conflicts and for applying effective strategies
  • Identifying and managing the new complexities of working across cultures, languages and experiences / expectations

Module Two

  • Effective training and teaching of Intercultural Communication / Intercultural Sensitivity / Diversity
  • Training and teaching diverse groups and cultural backgrounds
  • Methodology, tools and practice

Primary facilitator: Bernadette van Houten

Methodology:

  • Interactive discussions
  • Presentations
  • Cross- cultural awareness activities / “tools”
  • Analysis of video clips and cross-cultural cases

Most of our Seminar participants are professionals with experience in research and practice: You are encouraged to share your research, expertise and skills. Please note in the registration form that you would like to present or lead an activity (20 minutes + 10 minutes of questions / discussion) and the topic so that we can schedule you into the programme.

Fee:

October 5 – 9, five-day seminar Euro 1250
October 5 – 7, Module one Euro 850
October 8 – 9, Module two Euro 600
Each module includes one group dinner and lunch / coffee / tea during the three days, and materials

Early Bird, before July 12, 2015 10% reduction
Former Seminar participants: 10% reduction

Payment

Please specify on your registration:

  1. By bank transfer:
    Bank: ING Amsterdam
    Account # 74.12.832
    IBAN: NL93 INGB 0007 4128 32
    BIC: INGBNL2A
    Name: Consultants Interculturele Communicatie
    Address: Marnixstraat 154-I, 1016 TE Amsterdam, NL
  2. Pay Pal – ask us for a PayPal request. Pay Pal allows payment with a credit card.
  3. Invoice to your organization: Please give details of email of contact person and name and address of your organization

Registration will be confirmed after payment has been received.

For cancellations notified after September 14, 2015 no refunds.
In case of insufficient participants the seminar will be cancelled and the fee refunded.

Questions: Contact Jorge Diaz

Registration form

Venue:

World Trade Center, Amsterdam
Webster University
Corridor Central Hall
Strawinskylaan 57
1077 XW Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Seminar Course
Course group

Small talk

Antivity

Lunch

Percussion

activity

drawing

Course

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