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Culture and Diversity: Leadership Challenges

LEAD6206

Two Day Workshop


Description

Understanding how organizations are structured and operate, and how the individuals who make up that organization perceive themselves and their roles, is an important leadership skill. As an effective leader, you have to understand your organization’s culture in order to lead change, ensure employee retention and motivation and manage the response to strategic initiatives. This module will not only enable you to explore the role of learned behaviours, organizational norms and values, and ethics, but also the challenges of leadership in a global, diverse and multicultural society.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Define Organizational Culture (OC)
  • Describe its purpose and importance to leaders
  • Explain how various artifacts reflect culture
  • Identify how culture is part of organizational change
  • Apply an understanding of culture to the leader’s role
  • Define diversity
  • Describe how diversity affects the leader’s role
  • Apply culture and diversity principles to a case

What to Expect

This is an interactive course, which includes lectures, group exercises and discussion.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

There are no prerequisites required. Please come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.



Registration Options

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LEAD6206 - 007 Mar 23 - Mar 24, 2015 Available

Day Date Time Location
Mon, Tue   Mar 23 to Mar 24, 2015 9:00AM to 4:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 125

Course Materials

Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Attendance Requirements

To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must attend 100% of this course.

Western Employees

This course is pre-approved for Reimbursed tuition for eligible Western employees.

Instructors:
Walter Lenny

Fee(s):
Course Fee $460.00 ?
Corporate Course Fee $414.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Western Alumni