Diversity and Intercultural Training

Diversity programWorkforce diversity is good for business!

Diversified workplaces attract and retain the best talent and are better equipped to respond to emerging needs across diverse markets. Diverse teams are more likely to innovate and develop creative solutions, gaining a competitive advantage.

The Diversity and Intercultural Training (DIT) Program provides employers with tools, resources, and supports to create stronger, more inclusive workplaces for all Manitobans.

Let us help you integrate global talent into your business!

Business Benefits

  • Create a welcoming workplace that attracts and retains a diversified workforce, including highly skilled immigrants
  • Facilitate the transition of immigrants into your workplace
  • Become more effective and productive by improving communication among workers from different cultural backgrounds
  • Prevent harassment or discrimination based on cultural misunderstandings
  • Foster a greater sense of teamwork and unity among all employees

We Provide

  • A customized diversity and intercultural training program based on your specific objectives and business goals
  • An experiential and interactive learning approach involving your specific case studies and tailored to your audience (supervisory-level, frontline employees, department)
  • Support and resource materials to reinforce training
  • Follow-up and debriefing to ensure positive training outcomes

Training can be delivered on- or off-site, and we can incorporate day, evening, and weekend sessions based on your preference.

The following courses have been customized for Manitoba businesses to meet employers’ needs:

  • An Introduction to the Role of Culture
  • Culturally-Sensitive Supervising
  • Inclusive Communication in the Diverse Workplace
  • Developing High Performance Diverse Teams
  • Conflict Resolution in the Diverse Workplace
  • Creating a Welcoming Community

Dayna Hinkel, Manager, Business Programs & Intake Services
204-944-8833 ext. 112

Public Workshops
Are you a business professional interested in increasing your diversity competency or learning strategies to incorporate diversity into your workplace?

Public Workshops are three-hour courses that provide an introduction to diversity. Topics include:

  • An Introduction to the Role of Culture
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Inclusive Communication in a Diverse Environment
  • Creating a Welcoming Environment

Public Workshops are offered throughout the year at various locations.

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