The University of Manchester, Middle East Centre    Middle East Centre, Dubai

Leading and managing high-performing multicultural teams

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   GBP 2000
   1 - 2 March, 2017
   Jumeirah Emirates Tower hotel
           Dubai, UAE

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The programme is split into three parts, and delivered over the period of two days.

Part 1 What isTeam?

Part 2 What is Culture?

Part 3 Bringing it all Together:
Bringing it all together: 5 Strategies for high performing multicultural teams

You will join delegates from a wide range of industries, sectors and backgrounds to identify the key characteristics of high performing teams. Together, you will consider areas such as team processes and phases, effective communication skills and behaviours, team member diversity, and positive and negative team roles. You will also explore how to create a creative climate, and how to manage cross-cultural differences and conflict.

Professor Arun Singh, OBE FRSA

Arun is a corporate educator and company board director. With over 25 years’ experience, he works as a non-executive director, leading international business lawyer, visiting professor (at UK and international universities and business schools), and senior government advisor. Described by peers and clients as a ‘strong commercial thinker’, he has worked with organisations from a wide range of sectors and professions, and with sovereign wealth funds in the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. He was formerly a partner of KPMG Legal and Masons (now Pinsent Masons). Arun was appointed an OBE for services to international trade and investment in January 1999, and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturers.

 “I have been involved with international negotiations, persuasion and influencing from the beginning of my professional career, and indeed from a young age, having lived in a variety of countries growing up. I look forward to sharing insights, real-life negotiation scenarios, research and practical approaches, to help participants negotiate effectively and profitably across cultures and borders.”

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