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In this interactive session, we will explore keys to successful accommodation strategies, focusing on: the relationship between cultural integration and accommodation; accommodating different cultural norms and reasonable practices in accommodation; systemic inclusion and accommodation; conversation with a new Canadian regarding their perspective on accommodation; and using a problem-solving paradigm to analyze case studies.

Learning Objective – In this session you will learn:

  • Creative strategies that can move your diversity & inclusion policies and efforts forward
  • To integrate different cultural norms and reasonable practices when accommodating internationally educated professional

The HIO cross-cultural competency training is designed to equip employers, HR Professionals, and people managers with practical skills, strategies and tools needed to increase cultural competencies and prepare workplaces for a culturally diverse employee base.

Why Cross-Cultural Competency?

There are seven modules in this suite of professional development training sessions. These stand-alone sessions give you the flexibility of choosing the topics of interest to you or most relevant to your workplace. Each session is delivered in a small group setting, by a professional facilitator with expertise in cultural competency.

You will receive a Cross-Cultural Competency Certificate of Training after completing four sessions.

Sessions are free, but space is limited. You must register in advance.

**Important Notice**

Due to the increasing impact of COVID-19, we have suspended all in-person training programs and meetings for the next few weeks. The HIO team is teleworking and continues to provide services to employers, stakeholders and our partners through online platforms.

The health and safety of our event participants, staff and partners is very important to us.


If you have any questions or would like to submit a community event to our calendar, please contact us

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