BV153 Cultural Competence in the Workplace

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Course Description

The ability to communicate and manage conflict across cultural differences are key skills that you will need in the 21st century to proactively lead and work effectively. Cultural competence, is not something that is developed overnight. This course introduces you to this important skill set and how to implement it in the workplace. Studies show that managers and employees who have cultural competence have a higher degree of success and less stress than those who do not possess these skills.

In this highly interactive and experimental workshop, you will learn the importance of understanding how our own cultural background affects the way we think, act and react. We will learn how to recognize when our values are at play and how they affect the way we handle workplace interactions.


Questions about this course? Please contact CEPE at or 503.719.7655

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


  BV153 - 006 Cultural Competence in the Workplace      
  2016-2017 - Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Class Schedule: 2 Sessions
Contact Hours: 15.0
Course Fee(s):
Course Fee non-credit    529.00
Potential Discount(s):
Referral Discount
  1.5 CEUs
Location:   Center for Executive and Professional Education
In-class:   Fri 8:00AM - 4:30PM
7 Apr 2017 to 14 Apr 2017
Building: Crown Plaza Building
Room: Sauvie (100B1)
Delivery Options:  In Class
Instructors: Lillian Tsai
  Section Notes:  

This course is on April 7 & 14, 2017. 

The deadline to drop or transfer is at midnight five days before the class start. 
Many courses have wait lists, so this gives us time to fill any vacancies. Thank you!