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Increasing Cultural Competencies™

There are new challenges and opportunities for organizations embracing globalization. Today’s smart organizations know that to drive business results they must increase the cultural competency of their leaders. They must be able to motivate employees from various culture and language backgrounds and to do so virtually and across multiple time zones. This is a tough job for even the most talented and seasoned leader.

Miguel Valenciano, Senior PRISM consultant discusses the Five Major Lenses in working across cultures and languages.

That’s why they called on PRISM. Since 1992. PRISM has assisted organizations excel in 23 counties including:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Columbia
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • New Zealand
  • Portugal
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

PRISM has partnered with global organizations like John Deere, Siemens, Michelin, Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever, Verizon and MasterCard International to design and provide customized cultural competency consulting tailored to their specific business challenges and opportunities. The common goal of these consultations was to build knowledge and skills for increasing cultural competencies. Whether it was for leading diverse and multicultural teams or working more effectively with clients with a different culture or language, the purpose was to enhance relationships and to increase productivity, commitment, quality and profit.

Increasing Cross Cultural Competencies Consulting Benefits

  • Gain a greater understanding of Diversity, Inclusion and Culture within their organization and why they are critical business success factors
  • Understand the Leader's role in leading diverse teams and the key competencies required for team effectiveness
  • Gain and understanding of culture and its impact on interactions and team effectiveness
  • Build skills for communicating effectively across cultural and language differences
  • Apply skills and strategies in order to flexibly adapt leadership styles to create a workplace that is inclusive, invigorating, innovative, engaging and where employees and teams are excelling
What our clients say...

"PRISM's Cultural training was informative, well prepared and inspirational. Their preparation contributed a great deal to the program's overall success and they should be commended for their excellent customer focus and follow through."

Harris Corporation, Transcomm Division

In the Media
On Demand Webinar

Addressing Cultural Competence and how it aligns with Unconscious Bias

Enjoy our one-hour previously recorded webinar featuring Hosts Philip Berry, Executive Director of the Assoc. of ERGs & Councils and Miguel Valenciano, Senior Consultant at PRISM International, Inc.

Webinar synopsis: Cultural competence emphasizes learning effective ways to operate in different cultural contexts and helps workplace colleagues foster better cooperation by minimizing the unintended negative consequences. This webinar explores the nature of culture and the assumptions made by different cultures about others. Furthermore, it examines unconscious bias and its impact in communicating effectively. Finally, it will examine how to improve culturally understanding by becoming more culturally competent.

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