Working effectively in multicultural teams
October 26, 2023 at 15:00 CET

In order to successfully operate in today’s increasingly complex and diverse marketplace, international executives are required to develop greater awareness and cultural sensitivity towards cross-cultural issues when managing or working with diverse teams and international partners.

The aim of the workshop is to enable participants to develop the necessary intercultural competencies and confidence for successful business dealings within an international context.

What are we going to talk about?

- Cultural dimensions and how they're interpreted differently.

- The importance of and difference between cultural values.

- Ethnocentrism and homophily.

- Selected case studies and practical role-plays.

Who are invited to attend:

  • - HR and L&D
  • - Managers
  • - Founders

Who is the Speaker

Olla Jongerius

Olla Jongerius is a Founder and Senior DEI Consultant at BeamReach Inclusion, a full-service DEI consultancy in bridging the differences & boosting business performance.

BeamReach Inclusion enables organizations to take the steps in embracing the culture of Diversity & Inclusion, creating a common understanding & driving business results.

Olla is a Russian-born, New Zealand-raised, Germany and Spain educated trainer with working experience from New Zealand, South Korea, Spain, Australia, South Africa, Germany and Russia, currently residing between Berlin, Cape Town and Madeira and works in English, German, Russian and Spanish.

She represented New Zealand at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Conference in Bali and worked on a draft resolution for Unity in Diversity presented to UN representatives, including the former Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon.