CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE – TRAIN THE TRAINER

Become a Certified Cultural Intelligence Trainer by gaining knowledge, skills and excellent facilitation competencies.

As a Cultural Intelligence trainer, you will obtain the tools to ensure better dynamics and wellbeing when working in a diverse work environment.
Highly diverse teams can either benefit from diversity and increase productivity, innovation and creativity, or they can suffer from diversity through cultural misunderstandings, miscommunication and frustration.

We train the trainer to create local Cultural Intelligence in organizations and the opportunity to secure a high degree of team motivation.

Sign up and get:

 Two-day face-to-face workshop

 Online Cultural Intelligence learning experience

 A personal 360 online profile assessment (the Multi Rater Cultural Intelligence Assessment provided by our US partner – Cultural Intelligence Center)

 Individual two-hour feedback session by a certified Cultural Intelligence trainer from LIVING INSTITUTE

Six course steps:

  1. Introduction to Cultural Intelligence – the ability to navigate seamlessly across cultures
  2. Exploring the professional and personal side of Cultural Intelligence
  3. The role of the facilitator – how to create break through learning opportunities
  4. The impact of cultural differences when working across cultures
  5. Discover the challenges and pitfalls when working across cultures and find out how to bridge them – based on client cases
  6. Cultural parameters – the differences that make a difference, i.e. time perception, power distance, collectivistic vs. individualistic societies etc.

Method:

Research based knowledge made practically applicable, conveyed with a high degree of participant involvement and in respect of the participants’ different learning styles and preferences. The training is based on theory, presentations, practical exercises, individual learning and teamwork and conducted by two highly qualified facilitators from LIVING INSTITUTE.


ABOUT THE FACILITATORS

Kasper Jelsbech Knudsen, PhD Anthropology

Kasper Jelsbech Knudsen, Chief Consultant, PhD in Anthropology and Keynote Speaker.
Kasper’s passion lies in promoting cultures of inclusion. He specialises in inclusive leadership, advancing gender parity, unconscious bias mitigation and cross-culture as well as disciplinary collaborations.
Though based in Denmark, Kasper has lived, worked, and studied in various countries, among others Ghana, USA, Cuba, and Nepal.
In his PhD dissertation, Kasper’s research has centered on the concept of culture and how people on different continents by applying cultural intelligence can enhance collaboration and bridge national and cultural differences.
In his work, Kasper himself has collaborated with a wide range of people, businesses, organizations, and institutions. Moreover, Kasper is an experienced educator and knowledge communicator.

As Chief Consultant, Kasper draws from his practical and theoretical knowledge of how to promote cultural diversity in a work environment by facilitating counselling, workshops and training, in addition Kasper is a brilliant and entertaining keynote speaker.

Kasper has successfully enhanced organizational diversity intelligence in Mazars, Siemens, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Systematic, Cowi, Coloplast, Novo Nordisk, NNE and many more.

Kasper is a certified LEGO Serious Play® Facilitator and certified provider of the individual assessment tool: Intercultural Readiness Check.

 


 

img_1430-copyHeidi Rottbøll Andersen,founding partner and head of training at LIVING INSTITUTE

Heidi is is the main driving force behind LIVING INSTITUTE’s activities and has designed and facilitated numerous workshops and seminars centered on diversity; cross-cultural collaboration, gender equality and global leadership.

Through her work, Heidi enables companies to harvest the benefits of diversity. The key to achieve this is to enhance diversity by leveraging the skills and mindsets from top to bottom in the organization.

As lead consultant and founding partner of LIVING INSTITUTE Heidi has worked with international organizations, such as LEGO, SAP, Vestas, Nordea, Novo Nordisk, Danfoss, and many more. She has worked with communications and was responsible for corporate identity at Bang & Olufsen and has held prominent positions in private organizations as well as cultural institutions.

Heidi studied Strategy, Growth and Great Change Leadership Strategies on Innovation at Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania).

She is certified LEGO Serious Play Practitioner, board member of the Pluralisterne and Danske Bank’s Diversity Think Tank.

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