Enhance your effectiveness working across cultures
A thought-provoking two-day course that combines cultural perspectives with the latest thinking and approaches to capacity development.
Who is this course for?
Capacity Development Across Cultures (CDAC) is invaluable for anyone planning to work overseas in a humanitarian or development context, and for people working across cultures in Australia. Participants come from a wide range of professional backgrounds.
What will you learn?
Appreciate cross-cultural capabilities relevant to overseas or cross-cultural programs
After the course, you will be better prepared to apply for and succeed at volunteer or paid roles with both Australian and overseas agencies, or bring additional skills to your current role.
Pre-requisites and assumed knowledge
There are no pre-requisites for this course. However you will benefit most from this course if you have some experience working in cross-cultural contexts in Australia or overseas.
CDAC is facilitated by Leadership Strategies, practitioners with extensive experience in international development, training, cross-cultural learning and development.
Deborah is recognised for her expertise in capacity development approaches for Asian and Pacific countries. Since 1986 Deborah has worked for the Australian government and non-profit aid agencies and as a consultant in the Pacific Islands, Indian Ocean and Caribbean countries as well as Indonesia, China, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Deborah is experienced in all aspects of aid program management, facilitation and training.
A thought leader, Ernest Antoine is a qualified psychologist and management consultant specialising in cross-cultural learning and development in organisations and global leadership. Ernest trained at Harvard University and founded Leadership Strategies in 2002 to strengthen the engagement of global organisations in the Asia-Pacific region, including enhancing performance for a multicultural workforce.
Course dates and locations
Capacity Development Across Cultures is offered several times a year. Each course runs two full days and is non-residential. Participants make their own accommodation and transport arrangements. All course rates include training materials, lunch, and morning and afternoon tea.
Upcoming course dates
Melbourne: 17-18 November 2016 (Red Cross offices, 155 Pelham St, Carlton, VIC)
More course dates will be announced for 2017.
CDAC course fees
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|Individual members of the public
|Australian Red Cross staff members and volunteers
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