United Kingdom, Glasgow

GDM - GLOBAL DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT Manage and Value Diversity in the Workplace

when 26 August 2019 - 31 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 630

The School is based on an intense academic program, as well as several visits to local corporate organizations, and is strongly committed to an applied approach in order to match the theoretic analysis about insights, knowledge and practical strategies to sensitively manage the issues and challenges associated with leading a culturally diverse team. Participants will appreciate how cultural diversity impacts on human behaviour and performance and learn effective strategies to negotiate and deal with the competing challenges arising between staff from culturally diverse backgrounds. The benefits of this skills programme include:

Improved competence in managing diversity;
Acknowledging, understanding, accepting, valuing and celebrating the uniqueness among people irrespective of race, age, class and gender;
Enhanced communication skills and interpersonal relationships;
bringing about new attitudes and processes to the benefit of the organisation as a whole.

The Summer School will be divided in sets of lessons and activities including:
analysis of theoretical and methodological tools to manage and value diversity;
presentation of case studies;
visits to specific corporate organizations and cultural institutions in Glasgow.

Course leader

Prof. Adriano Solidoro

Target group

All students

Course aim

Look at different concepts of inclusion and diversity;

Develop diversity management’ skills and learn how to deal with diversity of all kinds (not only cultural);

Epxlore and share concepts and different forms of diversity and inclusion and learn from approaches and methods used different business sectors;
Provide concrete tools, techniques and methods professionals can use to manage diversity.

Understand the influence of culture (including own) on individuals working in teams;

Appreciate the need for diversity and cross cultural interaction in the work domain;

Identify when conflict has a cultural component;

Identify practical management strategies to address cross-cultural misunderstanding;
Enhance skills in managing individuals from different

Fee info

EUR 630: INCLUDES ALL COURSES ACTIVITIES, VISITS, LECTURES, HOUSING, PART OF MEALS. TRAVEL AND OTHER LIVING EXPENSES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TUITION FEE