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Intercultural Communication Training & Coaching Skills Workshop
Sat 6 May 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 BST
A full-day workshop presented jointly by Birkbeck’s MA in Intercultural Communication for Business & Professions and the Society for Intercultural Education, Training & Research (Sietar UK)
Saturday, 6 May 2017
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Birkbeck, University of London
Cost (including buffet lunch & networking reception)
Sietar UK Members - £35
Non-members - £60
Birkbeck Students - FREE
This highly interactive full-day workshop, led by experienced intercultural trainers, will provide an overview of the field of intercultural training and coaching, and provide participants with information and resources to develop further skills to pursue or enhance a career in the field.
Key Issues in Intercultural Training
What is the demand for intercultural training? What are the key issues facing the field? What kinds of opportunities are out there? This session will feature short presentations followed by Q&A and discussion.
Chair: Dr Barbara Gibson, BBK
- Barry Tomalin, MA, Loughborough University London
- Joyce Jenkins, President, Sietar UK
The Value of Coaching in ICC
Intercultural communication coaching is on the rise. This session will explore the role of coaching in developing intercultural skills.
Dr Daniel Tomozeiu, BBK
Training Skills, Resources & Activities
Panel and participants will share their most useful resources and activities.
Chair: Barry Tomalin
The ICC Job Market
What are employers looking for? What do trainers make? What qualifications and experience are needed? This session will feature a panel discussion including representatives of some of the top companies employing intercultural trainers, and organisations that provide training for intercultural trainers.
Chair: Joyce Jenkins
Marketing Yourself as an ICC Trainer: What’s Your Cultural USP?
This group activity will help participants identify their own unique selling proposition, and develop an action plan.
Meet professionals and employers to begin building your contacts, and learn more about training resources.
Space is limited, advance booking required.