Self Directed Learning, Culture at Work

By: Work and Culture  20-05-2014
Keywords: Management, International, Productivity

WORK AND CULTURE ONLINE: FOR INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS AND THEIR MANAGERS For International Professionals For Employers/Managers Access work in your field in Canada, find hidden job markets Provide more effective direction to your international employees Learn expected Canadian workplace cultural norms Improve cross-cultural communication skills Strategize and plan for your Canadian career Learn to see hidden cultural clues to ask the right questions Overcome barriers to promotion Decrease workplace frustration Preview: Culture at work: What is it, why does it matter? ABOUT THE COURSES These three work and culture courses offer learners the opportunity to explore the role of culture in the Canadian workplace, and its effects on communication, productivity and conflict resolution. Using interactive videos, animations and targeted learning exercises, course participants uncover hidden cultural expectations for the workplace. Various cultural behaviours are compared and contrasted through actual with the goal of helping both international professionals and their managers work together effectively. Choose one of the course sections or Complete all three with a final exam for a Certificate in Workplace Intercultural Competency, Canadian version. Course one Intercultural management basics helps managers integrate their international workforce. Course two Finding and keeping work in Canada assists international professionals with finding and keeping work in their field, or changing careers. Course three Sensitive workplace issues brings both groups together in an exploration of sensitive issues such as gender differences, workplace mistakes and dealing with discrimination.

Keywords: Canadian, Communication, cultural, Culture, Diversity, Employees, employers, industry, International, Leaders, Management, managers, Productivity, professional, Supervisors, work, Workplace,