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Developing your Cultural Intelligence to Support the Global Campus

November 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST

Cost: Members: $595 | Non-Members: $695

Please note fee includes a CQ PRO Assessment and a Participant Manual.

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Cultural Intelligence, or CQ, is a globally recognized way of assessing and improving effectiveness for culturally diverse situations. It is rooted in rigorous, academic research conducted by scholars around the world. Leading organizations in business, education, government, and healthcare are adopting CQ as a key component of personnel development and competitive advantage.

This one-day session will equip participants in deepening their cultural intelligence. The session will include an introduction to the cultural intelligence model and research. Participants will discuss and share examples and best practices for using cultural intelligence as they manage their various portfolios, responsibilities and relationships; they will leave with an action plan for improving their CQ.

Participants must complete the online a CQ PRO Assessment prior to this workshop. This assessment includes: 

  • Self-Ratings & Norms for 4 CQ Capabilities
  • Self-Ratings for 13 CQ Sub-Dimensions
  • Development & Action Plan
  • Cultural Values

CQ training offers the following benefits to educators and educational institutions:

  • Help students succeed as part of a diverse campus community or in their study abroad programs
  • Support international students as they adapt to campus, community and the workplace
  • Create inclusive classrooms with deeper learning
  • Better understand, work with and serve the diverse staff, faculty and student body
  • Implement your diversity and inclusion initiatives with confidence


Karima Ramji, University of Victoria

Karima Ramji is the Manager of International Programs at the University of Victoria’s Co-operative Education Programs and Career Services and is a Certified Advanced Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Professional. She leads the internationalization of UVic’s Co-op and Career programs through development of international partnerships that create work integrated learning opportunities for students and development of support systems for international co-op students on campus. She designed UVic Co-op & Career’s Intercultural Competency Development Curriculum (ICDC) and has co-authored a chapter on this curriculum in T. Bowen, T. & Drysdale, M.T.B. (Eds.), Work-integrated Learning in the 21st Century: Global Perspectives on the Future (International Perspectives on Education and Society, V32), Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017. She has also contributed to articles on intercultural competency development and other topics to the International Journal of Work Integrated Learning, the International Handbook for Co-operative and Work-Integrated Education and the Refereed proceedings of the 2nd International Research Symposium on Co-operative and work-integrated education.



November 17, 2019
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