Intercultural competence: key to effective Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programs

It is by now well known that cultural diversity has the potential to drive growth and innovation in any organisation. However, the benefits of cultural diversity are only achievable when there is inclusion. Inclusion means actively acknowledging and understanding cultural differences and similarities and how they affect values, attitudes, and behaviours in the workplace. This is where intercultural competence comes into play. Intercultural competence is about recognising our own cultural conditionings, understanding those of others and creating strategies to work together, bridging the cultural gaps. In this workshop we aim to help you make your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) programs be more successful by understanding, appreciating and managing differences related to leadership, communication and building trust across cultures.


  • What is intercultural competence and why is it important when working with DE & I?
  • The impact of cultural differences at work related to leadership, motivation, communication, and trust.
  • How to implement inclusive leadership in a culturally diverse organisation.
  • How to integrate intercultural competence into your DE & I policies and processes? (Recruitment, onboarding and talent development processes)

Who is the workshop for?
Anyone who works with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in their organization.

How it works:
This is a trainer led virtual workshop. The event will be held in English but can also be tailored individually to your language needs. All participants receive a course certificate.

We hope you can join us, welcome!

1 x 3h session

Min 4, max 8 participants

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 9:30 – 12:30 AM CEST Fee: 195 euros/ 3h session