Building and Leading Diverse Teams

Building and Leading Diverse Teams

Leveraging diversity for high performance in teams and across the business

Being a manager of a multicultural, diverse team with different personality types and levels of experience can be very challenging in our complex business environment.

This 2-day course enables leaders to build an inclusive working environment and is designed to develop behaviours and skills that foster inclusion in core team management processes such as interviewing, delegating, communicating, providing feedback, conducting team meetings, performance management and promotions.

This is essential for leveraging the diversity in a team and achieving positive business results. The workshop content is tied to business realities and include concepts, tools and application assignments.
Course objectives:
Understand what inclusive leadership can do for your team performance
Discover the aspects that promote inclusion or constrain it
Learn techniques to override bias
Learn to rewire the brain to become more inclusive and effective
Explore inclusive leadership competencies for leading a diverse team
Discover best practices that you can apply to everyday team situations
Practice best practices behaviours using simulations & case studies
Develop commitments and actions to move forward with
This course is created for:
Managers and leaders who have a diverse team and need to improve performance and collaboration
Leaders looking for ways to drive inclusion and diversity in their organisation


Prof. Natalie Wilkens

Natalie is a consultant, executive and team coach, facilitator, trainer, speaker and professor. She specializes in diversity & inclusion, change management, and designs and facilitates experiential leadership and team development. She has over 20 years of Human Resource leadership experience within complex international organizations, both in the public and private sector. In 2015 she co-founded Thriving Talent and as Managing Partner she helps forward thinking businesses and organizations that value inclusion and diversity, to stand out as an employer of choice while improving their talent pipeline and culture. Natalie is passionate about helping her clients focus on the work that drives action, generates results, and makes a positive and sustainable impact in the world and workplace.

Course Fee

Included in course fee

  • Coffee
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Hand-out material
  • Any material required in course

Excluded in course fee

  • Travels to location
  • Overnight stay
  • Dinner

Cancellation Fee

  • 30% 5 months or more
  • 50% 4 months or more
  • 80% 3 months or more
  • 100% 2 months or more

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