How do you enact organizational and individual transformation through a process that inspires, mobilizes and sustains this momentum? More so, how do you create transformation that leverages the diverse, global cultures in the workplace? This course creates leaders who champion the strengths of all employees, whether these be based on communication styles, diverse backgrounds or the wide array of functional skill sets. Collaborative inquiry models meet cultural intelligence to generate strategic transformation—this systemic change plays to strengths that make weaknesses nearly irrelevant. Learn how to focus on these core strengths to build confidence, while enacting change. More so, learn these across cultural lenses and apply them to your own organizational culture.
Understand Your Individual & Organizational Strengths in a Collaborative Manner
Identify the Value of Collaborative Inquiry Over Problem-Solving to Achieve Significant Organizational Transformation
Recreate And Apply The Collaborative Inquiry Process Personally, As Well As Within And Across Organizations
Identify How a Lack of Cultural Intelligence Can Negatively Affect Business Interactions
Learn Positive Cultural Impacts & Their Value on Business
Identify a Three-Step Approach to Raising Your Ability to Interact Effectively Across Cultures
Learn By Doing – Applying the Approach to a Variety of Situations
Apply the Collaborative Inquiry & Cultural Intelligence Models to Your Organization in a Strategic Way That Takes into Account Your Organization’s Challenges & Resources
Align These Models with Your Organization’s Goals & Culture to Increase the Models’ Impacts
"This was an ideal class for... professionals to learn about the aspects of the business environment that you cannot find in an HR manual."
- Kiki Lorenz College Relations
Manager, Toyota Motor Sales
Christine Itano-Cosner, Partner of Spectrum Knowledge, has 20 years of experience as an organizational development consultant, instructional system designer and trainer and facilitator for Fortune 500 organizations and non-profits agencies.
Ms. Itano-Cosner has a M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Her expertise includes leadership/management development, organizational development, strategic planning, performance management, teambuilding, diversity training, coaching, instructional design and development and organizational research. She is an instructor at the UC San Diego Rady School of Management and has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of California at Irvine, Merage School of Business, Executive Education Program and a member of Pfizer’s Worldwide Diversity & Inclusion consultant team. Her partnerships include Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, International Institute For Education, US Air Force, IBM, Boeing, The Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, McDonald’s, American Express and Environmental Protection Agency.