Workshop: Diversity and Communication Workshop

Course ID - CTD0734

Short Title: Diversity

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:    All Employees
Length of Workshop:     3 hours
Prerequisite  None

Description: In our diverse society, the need for greater sensitivity and adaptability in working effectively with people from different backgrounds is of paramount importance.  In an effort to help you develop successful communication strategies in a diverse environment, this workshop will use short lectures and interactive activities to look at issues of prejudice, stereotyping, myths, racial misunderstandings, and their effects on all of our contacts.

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how prejudices affect communication and may shape life decisions
  • Describe the relationship between stereotypes and myths prevalent in this society
  • Apply some techniques how to deal with critical incidents caused by intercultural misunderstandings
  • Demonstrate more effective communication skills with people of other backgrounds


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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0734
Course Title: Diversity
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.