Two-Part Seminar to Teach Global Competency for Businesses

November 03, 2014

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Global Gateway and the Montana World Affairs Council are teaming up to bring the Missoula community the first-ever “Global Competency Certification Seminar for Businesses.”

The two-part seminar will focus on developing a firm understanding of culture; its impact in business communication, collaboration and negotiation; and how to develop strategies for business success when dealing with culturally diverse individuals. It is designed for business owners, employees and individuals who want to enhance their cross-cultural competency.

The seminars will take place in two parts. The first session will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The second will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19. Both seminars will be held at The Loft, located at 119 W. Main St. in downtown Missoula.

Session 1 costs $90 for the public and $70 for Montana World Affairs Council members. 

Session 2 costs $150 for the public and $120 for council members. Registration for both sessions costs $200 for the public and $150 for council members. 

To register or for more information, email Aimee Ryan at aryan@montanaworldaffairs.org.

The Montana World Affairs Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 2000 by former U.S. Ambassador Mark Johnson dedicated to bringing the world to Montana and Montana to the world. For more information visit http://www.montanaworldaffairs.org or call the Montana World Affairs Council at 406-728-3328. 

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Contact: Aimee Ryan, Montana World Affairs Council, 406-728-3328, aryan@montanaworldaffairs.org.