Toronto Mitigating Intercultural Conflict

Date and Time

Starts:03/09/2022 12:00 PM

Ends:03/09/2022 1:15 PM

Registration Closes:03/08/2022 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.25 CPD Hour(s)



Members Free / $5 Donation / Non-member $30


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This session explores the dynamics of how cultural differences (ethnic, national, generational, etc.) creates misunderstandings that can lead to conflict in the workplace. It demonstrates how intercultural concepts, such as conflict styles, face needs and communication styles can be leveraged to mitigate negative conflict dynamics, thereby leading to greater employee and organizational effectiveness and collaboration.


  • Explore how cultural differences can create misunderstandings that may lead to workplace conflict.
  • Distill intercultural concepts such as conflict styles, face needs and communication styles.
  • Apply intercultural concepts to mitigate negative conflict to improve employee and organizational effectiveness.


NOON to 1:15 PM Presentation

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Speaker bio(s)
Nitin Deckha

Nitin Deckha holds a PhD in Anthropology from Rice University (Houston, TX), a Master's Certificate in Adult Training and Development from the Schulich Executive Education Centre and is a Certified Training Development Professional (CTDP). For the last 15 years, Nitin has designed and taught courses in anthropology, social problems, gender issues, public policy, intercultural communication, and the transformation of work at McMaster University, University of Toronto, and the University of Guelph-Humber. Nitin has expertise delivering learning to adult professionals in face-to-face, hybrid and distance formats. In addition, as Lead of Enliven Learning, Nitin designs curricula modules and facilitates professional development and executive education workshops in topics ranging from gender inclusive leadership, intercultural competency training, cross-cultural collaboration and inclusion.