Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Intercultural Awareness

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
NCRC Administration & Facilities is partnering with the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion training program to bring you three popular courses. These sessions are being offered at no cost to U-M faculty and staff, thanks to sponsorship from U-M executive officers.

Location

NCRC, Building 10 South Atrium  

Details

You will learn to:

  • Determine some American cultural values and norms that might differ from other cultures
  • Discuss some of the challenges persons from other cultures might face at a US educational institution, as a student or employee
  • Identify examples of verbal and nonverbal communication, symbolic meaning, cultural norms and cultural values

You will benefit by:

  • Obtaining a general framework for understanding culture
  • Increasing self-awareness and improving competency in both inter -and intra-cultural communications

Audience:

Anyone who would like to learn how to be more sensitive to the issues that people from other cultures face here at U-M

Register:

To register, please email bmckie@umich.edu with the following information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Unique Name
  • Unit Name
  • Date of Course
  • Shortcode

Pre-registration with a shortcode is required as there is a $50 cancellation/no show fee. If you attend the course, or arrange for someone to attend in your place, your department will not be charged. Pre-registration is required and capacity varies depending on the size of the room.

Register by end of day March 31st for the April courses.