Intercultural Competence: Essential Skills in the Workforce

Webinar: Intercultural Competence

One way to stand out in the competitive workforce is to develop your skills towards inclusion. This webinar will introduce you to a four-step model on how to engage and develop your intercultural competency, which is the capability to accurately understand and adapt behaviour to cultural differences and commonality.

Alumnae and experts Liliana Gonzalez, BSc’12, international career development specialist with UCalgary Career Services, and Adriana Tulissi, BA’02, BA’05, manager of UCalgary’s Faith & Spirituality Centre, will introduce you to ways to engage and develop these skills.

Additional Resources

The following resources accompany the Intercultural Competence webinar:

Hofstede Country Comparison — Guide to viewing and comparing country-based values

Office of Diversity, Equity and Protected Disclosure — Helpful videos, reports, books and links

My World Abroad — Tools and resources for UCalgary students, faculty, staff and alumni to develop global career skills

GoinGlobal — Career and employment resources for more than 120 worldwide locations

Workplace Diversity – Research based on Canada’s diverse labour market and workforce demographics

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace — Tool kits, resources and certification program

Diversity and Employment Equity – Tools and resources

Centre for Intercultural Learning – Courses and workshops

Country insights — Cultural information for countries around the world

The Culturosity Group — Resources to develop awareness and broaden knowledge