Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Training For Trainers - Part One | Rosanna Montoute | Skillshare

Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Training For Trainers - Part One

Rosanna Montoute, Training As A Service

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
9 Videos (13m)
    • Cultural Diversity Training - Introduction

    • Cultural Diversity - About The Course

    • Cultural Diversity Training - What is cultural Diversity?

    • 3 Cultural Diversity UNESCO Recorded

    • Cultural Diversity Training - The Two Dimensions

    • Cultural Diversity - The Visible Or Primary Dimension

    • Cultural Diversity - The Invisible Or Secondary Dimensions

    • Cultural Diversity Training - The Myths

    • Cultural Diversity Training - Benefits & Challenges


About This Class


As you know, now more than ever there is a call for more awareness and sensitivity to our many differences.

A call for valuing, appreciating and embracing the differences about our selves and those of our families, friends, neighbors, colleagues and communities….

About the course

The course is divided into three parts

In Part One – we will go  over a general  Overview of Cultural Diversity

  • The United Nations universal declaration on cultural diversity
  • Followed by The two dimensions of cultural diversity
  • Cultural diversity myths
  • And the Benefits and challenges of cultural diversity

In part two of the course - I will present how to  plan  and collect all the requirements needed to facilitate the training event

And part three will focus on how to facilitate a cultural diversity training event

We will delve into

1: Collecting everything you need to prepare for the training

2: How To Facilitate the training event


Lesson One: What is Cultural Diversity?

Cultural Diversity is all the ways in which we are different. 

Lesson Two: United Nations Declaration

Article 1

Culture takes diverse forms across time and space. This diversity is embodied in the uniqueness and plurality of the identities of the groups and societies making up humankind. As a source of exchange, innovation, and creativity, cultural diversity is as necessary for humankind as biodiversity is for nature. In this sense, it is the common heritage of humanity and should be recognized and affirmed for the benefit of present and future generations…….

Lesson Three: The Dimensions of Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity is centered on two dimensions.

These dimensions are also known as the primary or visible dimension and secondary or invisible dimensions.

Lesson Four: The Visible Dimension Of Cultural Diversity

The first dimension is the visible or primary dimension. This dimension involves the differences that we can see about each other including:

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Ability
  • Ethnicity
  • Race

Lesson Five: The Second Dimension Of Cultural Diversity

The second dimension is the invisible or secondary dimension. This dimension entails the differences about ourselves and others that can’t be seen or is hidden such as Beliefs, education including personalities

Lesson Six: Myths surrounding Cultural Diversity

What are myths?

There are an array of myths around cultural diversity;

Take a moment to think about myths that you have heard, learned or believed about cultural diversity. Write down anything that comes to mind.

Lesson Seven: Benefits of Cultural diversity

  • Increased understanding and communication with others
  • Fosters greater creativity
  • Produce Higher quality team problem-solving capabilities and outcomes
  • Improved leadership effectiveness
  • Build and increase global relations
  • Decrease the cost of turnovers in the workplace
  • Reduces discrimination lawsuits
  • Attracting, retaining, and promoting capable and excellent employees
  • Sustaining a global competitive advantage

Challenges with Cultural Diversity

  • Recognizing and valuing differences in ourselves and others
  • Addressing discrimination  
  • Creating an inclusive environment
  • Dealing with negative attitudes and behaviors such as prejudices, biases, and stereotypes
  • Eliminating discriminatory hiring and retention practices
  • Unjustified termination or dismissal practices due to age or beliefs
  • Therefore a training of this kind is necessary, to start talking and discussing cultural diversity challenges in order to generate ideas and solutions to address the above-mentioned challenges





  • --
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • All Levels
  • Beg/Int
  • Int/Adv


Community Generated

The level is determined by a majority opinion of students who have reviewed this class. The teacher's recommendation is shown until at least 5 student responses are collected.

Rosanna Montoute

Training As A Service

My Name is Rosanna Montoute.

I reside in the charming city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. I am an Adult Educator, Applications Trainer and Media Publisher. I have been working in the virtual environment for 10+ years; Over the past three years, my primary focus have been teaching social media management at a community college, as well as creating and publishing online courses. My academic background includes: Adult Education, College & University Teaching, Educational Technology, Google ...

See full profile

Business Human Resources
Report class