Leading with Cultural competence

One of MSU’s guiding principles is to lead inclusively, actively, and intentionally to promote full participation and a sense of safety and belonging for all employees and staff. Join us in building cultural awareness and inclusiveness skills that strengthen cultural competence!

Learning Objectives

  • Identify Elements of Cultural Competence and Self-Awareness
  • Evaluate Source of Your Messages and Hidden Issues About Different Culture Groups
  • Eliminate/Counter Stereotypes and Cultural Conditioning
  • Practice CARES Model: Communication, Appreciation, Respect, Empathy, Sensitivity
  • Reinforce Behaviors That Support Cultural Competency and Minimize Behaviors that Undermine It 
  • Understand Intent Vs. Impact in The Workplace 
  • Address Issues and Concerns in A Way That De-escalates Tension 


Thursday, October 24, 2024 (in-person)


1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 


EVPA Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion





*MSU HR Organization and Professional Development follows all applicable state and public health guidance and university-wide directives. If deemed necessary or advisable, course locations and formats are subject to change. In the event of a change, notice will be communicated via email.