The University of Iowa

UI Offers Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop in Quad Cities March 30

February 23rd, 2011

This announcement appeared in Eastern Iowa Life.

“Crossing Cultures: Tips for Communicating in the 21st Century” will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon March 30 in the Burbank Room of the Quad Cities Botanical Center in Rock Island, Ill. The cross-cultural workshop is offered as part of the “Going Global in Iowa” program, which is based out of International Programs at the University of Iowa.

Participants will develop knowledge and skills necessary to communicate with an increasingly global workforce in this workshop, which is designed for employees with businesses and nonprofit organizations as well as students.

UI experts will explore communication styles and provide techniques proven to enhance workplace relations and customer service. Along with real life examples and practical tips for working with clientele, overseas business partners and/or students in the classroom, participants will learn how to communicate more effectively and efficiently in cross-cultural settings.

Advance registration is required. The cost is $60 per person with businesses and $40 for those with nonprofit and governmental organizations and students. To register online, visit or call 800-551-9029 or 319-335-4141.

For more information, call Helen Jameson or Shannon Lizakowski at 319-335-0335, e-mail, or visit

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