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Cultural Diversity at Work

OVERVIEW

Workforce diversity leverages differences in thoughts, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to drive dialogue, innovation, and financial returns. By providing your workforce as well as your leaders with the tools to navigate cultural differences, you can improve performance, leverage talent, increase engagement, reduce conflict and drive better overall financial results.

This workshop is divided into two parts: a morning session for everyone, and an afternoon session designed for leaders from the shop floor up within an organization.

LOCATION

November 29: Winnipeg
CME, Unit 200-1479 Buffalo Place

TIME

AM Session: 9:00 - 12:00 CST
PM Session: 1:00 - 4:00 CST

COST

Free

AM SESSION: STRATEGIES FOR WORKING IN A CULTURALLY DIVERSE TEAM

This session is open to everyone, regardless of role

Whether or not you are a leader or associate, or whether you were born in Canada or another country, in this interactive workshop you will:

  • Reflect on how and why culture has an impact on your work life
  • Explore strategies for improving communication
  • Discuss what you can do to strengthen your team

WINNIPEG

*Virtual attendance is available.

PM SESSION: LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR A THRIVING, DIVERSE MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

This session is reserved for supervisors and other leaders

As a leader, you know that cultural diversity in a manufacturing environment presents both benefits and challenges. In this workshop, you will:

  • Explore strategies for enhancing communication
  • Reflect on how to optimize the values of a diverse workplace team
  • Discuss problem-solving tools that can be used when working with employees who are newer to Canada

WINNIPEG

*Virtual attendance is available.

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Julie Bell is an experienced workshop facilitator, teacher, researcher, and writer. Since 1995, she has provided support to adults across the province of Manitoba with a focus on success in the workplace. Her areas of expertise include cultural diversity, EAL, Essential Skills, communication, leadership, work-life balance, and train-the-trainer.

She also has ten years of experience in the manufacturing sector in many roles including education coordination and production scheduling. Her manufacturing experience gives her a unique insight into skills and strategies that support diverse work environments.