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Building Your Skills in Intercultural Communication

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

How can you communicate more effectively with colleagues and faculty from other cultures? In this workshop, you will learn the three major cultural communication styles. You’ll also build an understanding of how your preferences might interact with those of your team members. By the end, you will gain concrete strategies to collaborate more effectively with colleagues from other cultures.

In preparation for the workshop, all registrants must complete a communication style assessment by Friday, February 18, 12:00 noon. Details will be shared in the registration confirmation.  All registrants must agree to attend the workshop in order to receive access to the assessment.

Speaker: Tim Flood, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Communication at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is also Acting Executive Director of Launch Chapel Hill, a startup accelerator and co-working space, and Managing Director of the Management Communication Association. He teaches courses on presentation skills, global communication, business writing, and U.S. language and culture for international and exchange students. Dr. Flood is the author of MBA Fundamentals: Business Writing (Kaplan Press, 2008) and a licensed partner for global and cross-cultural training with Richard Lewis Communications and CultureActive. He has consulted with the World Bank/IFC and Egyptian Institute of Directors on issues of corporate governance and educational outreach. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, his M.A. from Texas A&M University and his B.A. from the University of Maryland.

A Zoom link will be shared with confirmed registrants. This event is part of the Mentoring and Communication Series sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Contact the professional development team at


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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Communication
  • Self Awareness
  • Core Competencies
  • Master's Series