Intercultural Effectiveness Course for Headquarters

Background

Following a needs assessment of the learners, a course is designed based on building and improving intercultural communication skills and creating effective working relationships with those at missions abroad, as well as with foreign embassies in Canada. A variety of learning methods, including simulations and case studies, are used to understand and practice culture-specific interactions. Courses are offered in English, French, or bilingually.

Goals

This course is designed to help you, Canada-Based Staff and Locally-Engaged Staff working at a Canadian mission, to increase your individual and organizational intercultural effectiveness. To achieve this, you will increase your knowledge and/or skills in the following areas of intercultural competence:

  • Understanding of the concept of culture
  • Understanding of how one’s culture influences one’s own values, beliefs and actions
  • Mission culture
  • Intercultural team-building in a mission context

Who is this for?

Staff of Headquarters

When and where?

For specific inquiries about this course, including scheduling and registration information, please contact: cultures@international.gc.ca

Additional Information

Telephone:
819-997-1197
Toll free (in Canada):
1-800-852-9211
Facsimile:
819-997-5409
Facsimile toll-free (in Canada):
1-877-723-1604
Email:
cultures@international.gc.ca
Web site:
www.intercultures.gc.ca