Connect * Perform * Enjoy
In today’s working environment, many different cultural identities meet and interact daily. Leaving this cultural diversity alone can lead to frustration, miscommunication and mistrust between individuals within any international organisation. Individuals need to recognise and accept different modes of working together and be open to the challenge of finding the right approach that motivates people in different cultures, gets their buy-in and leads to results.
This workshop focuses on your intercultural competences: Intercultural Sensitivity; Intercultural Communication; Building Commitment; Managing Uncertainty.
Intercultural Readiness Check – IRC
We make use of a great feedback tool called the Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC). The IRC helps you to better understand how you currently approach intercultural interactions. What do you do well, what do you find challenging? This helps you in further strengthening the intercultural competences you need. Sure, learning dos and don’ts of cultures is great but not enough. The IRC provides you with a detailed competence-specific feedback report, including suggestions for follow-up.
What can you expect
This course is a great mix of business communication skills, combined with essential cultural insights. After this training:
Anyone interested in strengthening cross-cultural communication business skills.
Duration: flexible and based on needs & budget
Methods of facilitation:
Short presentations, interactive exercises, plenary discussions and debriefings.
Language: this course can be facilitated in both Dutch and English, depending on the group.
The Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC) is one of the leading tools for assessing intercultural competences <
More than 45,000 people from all over the world have filled in the IRC in order to reflect on how they can improve their intercultural effectiveness.
The IRC assesses individuals on four vital intercultural competences: