Middle Managers Receive Professional Growth and Success through Multicultural Leadership Program
by the Hodges University’s Hispanic Institute,
the university’s Multicultural
Leadership Program is scheduled for May 12 – June 30. The
eight-week program will be held from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays at the
a focus on results, the program is designed to provide middle managers from
varying cultures with the necessary tools to reach their potential for greater
leadership roles. “The program’s emphasis is on self-awareness, confidence
building, cultural competency, communication and conflict resolution,” remarked
Adriana Buitrago, director of the Hispanic Institute at Hodges.
curriculum, Buitrago added, provides participants with “broad-based leadership
perspectives.” Key benefits of the program include a better understanding of
personality and work style; relationship building; effective leadership and
communication in a multicultural environment; conflict resolution and change
management; and collaboration with groups, multicultural peers and businesses.
the course of the program, participants will hear from guest speakers,
collaborate on weekly assignments, as well as participate in a case study,
which will require research and application. By applying what they know,
participants will design solutions to a problem based on a topic they select,
ultimately improving team building and skill development.
cost to participate in the program is $600, and interested candidates must
submit an application by April 29, 2016. Applications may be submitted online
or by mail.
additional information, please contact Adriana Buitrago at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (239) 598-6235.
the Hispanic Institute:
The mission of the Hispanic Institute at Hodges University is to strengthen the
awareness, understanding and impact of Hispanic culture. Goals of the Hispanic
Institute include enhancing university and community awareness of the role of
the Hispanic Institute; sensitizing employees to Hispanic cultures to better
facilitate service, teaching and learning; identifying and finding solutions to
the needs of Hispanics within the university and the community; and creating
national and international partnerships with educational institutions and