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Intercultural Awareness at Work (XCUL 1205)
November 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Understand cultural differences to build a supportive and inclusive workplace! This accredited BCIT course will be hosted by the Whistler Institute and delivered over 1.5 days in-person in Whistler during November 2023. ***This skill development course qualifies for the Whistler Experience® Program***
Understanding diverse cultures improves interaction between employees and positively impacts businesses and the world around us. This accredited course is delivered over 1.5 days in-person. Students will leave with an understanding of cultural differences and how to employ cultural empathy in a diverse work environment. Topics of discussion include unconscious bias, intercultural sensitivity, and how to communicate and celebrate cultures and differences rather than perpetuate bias and stereotypes. Students will also acquire tools and strategies to support the retention and development of employees from varied cultural backgrounds and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
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