The intercultural awareness workshop is a learning opportunity to understand and appreciate cultural differences.
The workshop aims to help participants develop intercultural competence, which refers to the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with people from different cultural backgrounds.
The workshop was designed the book of Cultural Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business is a book by Erin Meyer that explores how cultural differences can impact communication and decision-making in the global business world. The book is based on research and includes case studies and examples from a variety of countries and industries. Here read my summary of the Culture Map book or Here an article abo
Possible topics that could be covered in the workshop include:
The eight scales of cultural differences outlined in the book (e.g., communication, evaluation of others, hierarchy, and time)
The impact of cultural differences on communication, negotiation, and decision-making
Strategies for managing cultural differences in a global business setting
Case studies or examples from the book to illustrate the cultural differences discussed
Exercises or activities to help participants apply the concepts from the book to their own cross-cultural experiences.
The workshop may include activities such as:
Group discussions and case studies to facilitate the exploration of cultural differences
Role-playing or simulated situations to practice intercultural communication and problem-solving skills
Exercises to increase self-awareness of one's own cultural biases and assumptions
Tips and strategies for effectively navigating cross-cultural interactions
The workshop may be conducted in various settings including in-person or online.