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  • Cross Culture/Cross Gender Communications Skills for communicating with folks not like us

    Product id IQW15C8848
Speaker Harold Levy
Level Intermediate
Duration 65 Mins
Schedule Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST
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  • Description
  • Why should you attend
  • Areas covered
  • Who will benefit
  • Speaker

Description

This program examines the concept of communication and the challenge of communicating with people who have different cultural backgrounds and experiences. We look at communication in relation to gender as well as culture and explore how various communication issues can affect productivity in the workplace.
Participants consider what communication is and what it's not, what makes it work and what hinders it. They can evaluate aspects of their own communication techniques and discover what they need to work on to be a better communicator. The workshop offers effective strategies and tips for successful cross cultural and cross gender communication in the workplace and in our culturally diverse society. 

Why should you attend

Upon completion of the Cross Culture/ Cross Gender Communications Program, participants will:
  • Have the skills needed to communicate more effectively
  • Know methods for successful cross cultural or cross gender communication
  • Be more aware of how to decrease the anxiety related to cross cultural or gender interaction and communication
  • Know how to minimize communication conflicts in the workplace
  • Understand how culture and communication are related
  • Be able to assist and support co-workers in the cross cultural or gender communication process
  • Be able to talk openly and productively with each other about cultural differences and diversity issues in the workplace

Areas covered

  • The individual's role and responsibility in the communication process
  • Help participants understand cross cultural or cross gender communication and how it affects the workplace
  • Provide an opportunity for participants to raise questions about their concerns related to cross cultural or cross gender communication issues
  • Exercises that strengthen communication skills and help participants become more confident and effective in a culturally diverse environment
  • Help decrease the stress, anxiety and tension associated with cross cultural or cross gender interaction and communication 

Who will benefit

  • HR Professionals
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • All Individuals who want to learn how to better communicate across cultures and gender

Speaker

U. Harold Levy is a national and international speaker, trainer, consultant and recognized expert on civil rights compliance issues, human resources, leadership and management. Mr. Levy has over 25 years of experience in the profession, most recently as the Eastern Regional Business Enterprise Analyst for the Department of General Services, Bureau of Minority and Women Business Opportunities.  Some of Harold’s clients have included major pharmaceutical corporations, Police Departments, colleges and universities, and state and county government agencies.
Harold Levy has published several articles on topics relating to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Equity Issues, Student Recruitment and Retention, Civil rights and Human Resource Issues. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Harold Levy has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and is a certified Mediation Counselor. Mr. Levy is the recipient of many awards including the prestigious Administrative Service Award at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Mr. Levy is an adjunct Sociology at Northampton Community College and serves in several communities and professional organizations including Northampton County Human Relations Advisory Council on the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; American Association for Affirmative Action and as President of the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education