Up Your Virtual Facilitation Skills with this “Zoom Bootcamp”

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On 16 February 2021, I offered two “Zoom Bootcamp” sessions for members of our World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence community. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many of us to move our meetings, formal and informal learning interventions, to virtual sessions, oftentimes using Zoom or other video call solutions. Over the past 12 months, I have facilitated more than 100 sessions online, ranging from short workshops on intercultural competence to 10-day train-the-trainer programs. My clients, partners, and participants have been as positively surprised how powerful and enjoyable online intercultural learning can be as I have been. Part of the […]

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Five Ingredients of Powerful Online Training: Promoting ICC/GC in the Virtual Space

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe, many intercultural and global competence activities have had to move online—from meetings to formal and informal learning interventions to virtual exchange programs and online training. As an intercultural trainer working with clients from the nonprofit and corporate sector, higher education, the criminal justice system, and public authorities, I found myself wondering if it is possible to promote experiential learning and facilitate development of intercultural and global competence online.  Fast forward to January 2021: Yes, it is possible! And it can be quite fun!  The nonprofit organization that I work for has just finished […]