Workshop: Intercultural awareness

January 25, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

There are many different ways culture influences behavior.

This session explores how culture affects interactions with others, how assumptions may be flawed, and ways to navigate cultural differences.

You will learn to:
  • Identify tips for navigating cultural differences

You will benefit by:

  • Understanding aspects of culture and intercultural awareness
  • Having an increased awareness of how culture influences behavior and perceptions


Anyone who would like to learn how to be more sensitive to the issues that people from other cultures face here at U-M.


  • Tina Jordan, project manager, Department of Organizational Learning
  • Kati Bauer, senior counselor to the vice provost for academic innovation

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast provided)

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor

Register online

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development, but is open to all Michigan Medicine Faculty and Staff. Questions? Contact Jordan Wright at

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright at or 734-764-2574. Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.