Friday, October 8, 2021
How do you expand your repertoire?
Learn about advances in research?
Spend time with experts in the field?
The SIETAR USA Master Workshops are continuing education for intercultural and DEI professionals. For 2021, we have one of our best arrays of workshops from which to choose. Education, leadership, healing, and training techniques are all part of the mix. Browse the tentative schedule and detailed list below to see which one(s) capture your attention!
Registration Available SOON!
Global Leadership Effectiveness: An Interactive Workshop in Developing Strategies
That Work for You and Your Clients
Dr. Karen Lokkesmoe, Professor, Trainer and Specialist in Global Leadership Development, Intercultural Competence and Public Policy
Why do good leaders fail in global contexts? What is it that makes one leader effective at home and ineffective globally? What are the global competencies a leader needs to develop the dexterity and wisdom to meet increasingly global demands? And, how do you provide training and development to foster those competencies?
In this session, we will explore global leadership and global competency models outlining core competencies as well as engaging in activities whereby participants can identify strategies for their own global competency development or that of their clients and trainees. Read More...
About Dr. Deborah J. Pembleton
Dr. Deborah J. Pembleton is an Associate Professor in the Global Business Leadership Department and Director of the Asian Studies Program at the College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University (CSBSJU) in central Minnesota. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative International Development Education with an emphasis on global leadership from the University of Minnesota, an MBA from St. Louis University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. Read More...
About Dr. Karen J. Lokkesmoe
Intercultural Playground: Creative Experiential Approaches to Facilitate Learning
Dr. Basma Ibrahim DeVries, Professor of Communication Studies, Concordia University
Jon DeVries, Intercultural Trainer/Consultant - Intercultural Competence Development, Leadership Development, Team Building and Training Design
Life is a non-stop experiential learning opportunity, and as interculturalists, we continuously practice how to capture those learning moments and facilitate new connections – between people, ideas, and lived experiences. Experiential approaches engage us holistically, strengthening mind-body connections and enhancing learning through self-exploration and real-world application. During these dynamic times, we invite you to join fellow workshop participants to expand your toolkit in assisting clients/students in understanding, truly appreciating, actively engaging, and ultimately, bridging and leveraging differences. Read More...
About Dr. Basma Ibrahim DeVries
Dr. Basma Ibrahim DeVries is a professor of Communication Studies at Concordia University in Minnesota, a faculty member at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, and an intercultural and DEI trainer and consultant. Basma co-authored Communication Highwire: Leveraging the Power of Diverse Communication Styles and Cultural Detective®Egypt. She served on the national board of SIETAR-USA and as Board Vice President of GiGi’s Playhouse – Twin Cities, Down Syndrome Achievement Center. Read More...
About Jon DeVries
Jon DeVries is an intercultural trainer and consultant specializing in Intercultural Competence Development, Leadership Development, Team Building and Training Design with a background in Experiential Education and Adult Learning Theories. Jon held positions at the University of Minnesota, including Short-Term and Custom Programs Director in the International Student and Scholar Services Office. He has worked with large and small businesses, K-12 and higher education institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Read More...
Opening Up the World Through Multi-Media!
Shelley Morrison, Educator, Coach, Trainer, Faciliatator, Shelley Morrison Associates
Barbara Galyen, Thought Leader in Crossing Cultures and Global Leadership
What have most of us done throughout the Pandemic?
Most likely watched tons of movies and TV shows. As interculturalists, let’s take advantage of this unusual circumstance! In this highly interactive workshop, we “focus on films” (excuse the pun), plus other multi-media sources as valuable tools for intercultural training. We include movies, TV series, documentaries, film shorts, animated shorts, plus advertising and infomercials. Streaming media and the explosion of many access possibilities to multi-media has opened up unique opportunities to enhance your learning and training outcomes! Read More...
About Shelley Morrison
Shelley Morrison is an experienced educator, coach, trainer, and facilitator. Her firm, Shelley Morrison Associates (SMA), provides consulting and training in leadership, marketing, negotiations, communication, and intercultural relations for corporate, non-profit, and higher education clients. Shelley specializes in working with global teams and has developed programs to help other trainers provide their services virtually. Shelley has been training globally for 18 years. Read More...
About Barbara Galyen
Barbara Galyen is a recognized leader in the fields of Crossing Cultures and Global Leadership. She delivers a wide range of consulting, facilitating, training and coaching services worldwide to corporate, non-profit, United Nations, and education arenas. Barb has a BA in Social Science, an MA in Counseling, and an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership. She continues her life-long learning through organizations like the Commonwealth Club and World Affairs Council. Read More...
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