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    LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATION IN A MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

    In our global economy today, it is no longer enough for successful managers and supervisors to have great planning, organizing, directing and controlling skills; they also must be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they interact with in the workplace. Leading and motivating employees in a multicultural organization can be exciting and stimulating for many managers but can also be extremely challenging and difficult for many others as well. In this course, participants will be able to learn what cultural diversity is all about and examine how to overcome numerous cross-cultural communication hurdles. Participants will also be introduced to practical cross-cultural leadership models and will study how to effectively motivate cross-cultural work teams. The course also takes the participants into a quick journey into the Arab and Islamic cultures in the GCC region and concludes with a discussion on the important role of HR in building a healthy and productive cross-cultural work environment.

    Target Audience

    This course is targeted For Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Professionals or Business People working in multicultural organizations operating in the GCC or other Arab countries and who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills and attitude in leading, motivating, and working with people from different cultures.

    Target Competencies

    • Personal literacy (understanding and valuing oneself )
    • Social literacy (engaging and challenging other people)
    • Business literacy (focusing and mobilizing one’s organization)
    • Cultural empathy (valuing and leveraging cultural differences)
    • Cross cultural leadership
    • Communication Skills (verbal and non-verbal)

    Course Methodology

    This course uses a mixture of interactive cooperative learning techniques, such as open forum discussions, participants led presentations, simulation exercises, case analysis, video discussions and role plays.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and appreciate cultural diversity in the workplace
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills in a cross-cultural work environment
    • Develop leadership qualities distinctive of a multicultural workplace
    • Employ a framework of motivation most effective in cross cultural work teams
    • Distinguish and value the Arab and Islamic cultures
    • Determine and examine the importance of HR in culturally diverse organizations

  • latest blog post
    LEADERSHIP AND MOTIVATION IN A MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

    In our global economy today, it is no longer enough for successful managers and supervisors to have great planning, organizing, directing and controlling skills; they also must be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they interact with in the workplace. Leading and motivating employees in a multicultural organization can be exciting and stimulating for many managers but can also be extremely challenging and difficult for many others as well. In this course, participants will be able to learn what cultural diversity is all about and examine how to overcome numerous cross-cultural communication hurdles. Participants will also be introduced to practical cross-cultural leadership models and will study how to effectively motivate cross-cultural work teams. The course also takes the participants into a quick journey into the Arab and Islamic cultures in the GCC region and concludes with a discussion on the important role of HR in building a healthy and productive cross-cultural work environment.

    Target Audience

    This course is targeted For Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Professionals or Business People working in multicultural organizations operating in the GCC or other Arab countries and who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills and attitude in leading, motivating, and working with people from different cultures.

    Target Competencies

    • Personal literacy (understanding and valuing oneself )
    • Social literacy (engaging and challenging other people)
    • Business literacy (focusing and mobilizing one’s organization)
    • Cultural empathy (valuing and leveraging cultural differences)
    • Cross cultural leadership
    • Communication Skills (verbal and non-verbal)

    Course Methodology

    This course uses a mixture of interactive cooperative learning techniques, such as open forum discussions, participants led presentations, simulation exercises, case analysis, video discussions and role plays.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize and appreciate cultural diversity in the workplace
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills in a cross-cultural work environment
    • Develop leadership qualities distinctive of a multicultural workplace
    • Employ a framework of motivation most effective in cross cultural work teams
    • Distinguish and value the Arab and Islamic cultures
    • Determine and examine the importance of HR in culturally diverse organizations

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    ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP: TOOLS AND TACTICS

    The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the competencies required to make their organizations thrive in a changing world. Participants on this interactive course will have the opportunity to strengthen their practice of adaptive leadership no matter what role they play in their organizations.

    This course also presents tools and tactics to help participants lead and mobilize people and to tackle tough problems while reaching high.

    Target Audience

    Managers, business professionals, and individuals who have decided to master the tools and tactics of adaptive leadership in a world where change has become the only constant.

    Target Competencies

    • Adaptive leadership
    • Envisioning and initiating
    • Influencing and motivating
    • Decision-making
    • Strategic thinking
    • Leveraging diversity
    • Capacity-building
    • Emotional understanding

    Course Methodology

    The course features the use of interactive exercises in order to allow participants to develop strategies that will help them improve their competencies in adaptive leadership. The course also also relies on the analysis of case studies and real-life examples from the business world.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Distinguish technical problems from adaptive challenges and learn how to observe, interpret and intervene
    • Diagnose systems in place and discover the implications of the status quo on their organizations
    • Mobilize the system and build an adaptive culture
    • Devise a plan to identify their roles, prioritize and articulate their purposes in an adaptive challenge
    • Apply tactics that will allow them to identify the emotional elements needed to lead an adaptive change

  • latest blog post
    ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP: TOOLS AND TACTICS

    The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the competencies required to make their organizations thrive in a changing world. Participants on this interactive course will have the opportunity to strengthen their practice of adaptive leadership no matter what role they play in their organizations.

    This course also presents tools and tactics to help participants lead and mobilize people and to tackle tough problems while reaching high.

    Target Audience

    Managers, business professionals, and individuals who have decided to master the tools and tactics of adaptive leadership in a world where change has become the only constant.

    Target Competencies

    • Adaptive leadership
    • Envisioning and initiating
    • Influencing and motivating
    • Decision-making
    • Strategic thinking
    • Leveraging diversity
    • Capacity-building
    • Emotional understanding

    Course Methodology

    The course features the use of interactive exercises in order to allow participants to develop strategies that will help them improve their competencies in adaptive leadership. The course also also relies on the analysis of case studies and real-life examples from the business world.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Distinguish technical problems from adaptive challenges and learn how to observe, interpret and intervene
    • Diagnose systems in place and discover the implications of the status quo on their organizations
    • Mobilize the system and build an adaptive culture
    • Devise a plan to identify their roles, prioritize and articulate their purposes in an adaptive challenge
    • Apply tactics that will allow them to identify the emotional elements needed to lead an adaptive change

  • latest blog post
    ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP: TOOLS AND TACTICS

    The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the competencies required to make their organizations thrive in a changing world. Participants on this interactive course will have the opportunity to strengthen their practice of adaptive leadership no matter what role they play in their organizations.

    This course also presents tools and tactics to help participants lead and mobilize people and to tackle tough problems while reaching high.

    Target Audience

    Managers, business professionals, and individuals who have decided to master the tools and tactics of adaptive leadership in a world where change has become the only constant.

    Target Competencies

    • Adaptive leadership
    • Envisioning and initiating
    • Influencing and motivating
    • Decision-making
    • Strategic thinking
    • Leveraging diversity
    • Capacity-building
    • Emotional understanding

    Course Methodology

    The course features the use of interactive exercises in order to allow participants to develop strategies that will help them improve their competencies in adaptive leadership. The course also also relies on the analysis of case studies and real-life examples from the business world.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Distinguish technical problems from adaptive challenges and learn how to observe, interpret and intervene
    • Diagnose systems in place and discover the implications of the status quo on their organizations
    • Mobilize the system and build an adaptive culture
    • Devise a plan to identify their roles, prioritize and articulate their purposes in an adaptive challenge
    • Apply tactics that will allow them to identify the emotional elements needed to lead an adaptive change