It opened my eyes, ear and heart to be more patient with people I deal with coming from different cultures Franz Silhanek, Vice President, Construction Specialties Middle East L.L.C.
The session gave the participants the opportunity to understand different cultural type of group of people and the practical examples of how to deal with each type of cultural personality. Ernst & Young
A critical workshop for any one working and teaching in an intercultural context. Allowed me to learn tools to understand others' cultural identity constructions, but also – to critically examine my own. Dr. Deirdre McAlister, Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology
Great session! Very helpful to understand my worldview as well as others. Incredibly helpful in terms of my self-awareness and identifying my blind spots.
“Very constructive! Helps you discover yourself in an extremely interesting and interactive way.” Maya Zeenny, Regional Medical and Trainiing Manager,
This ICI training opens yours eye to see a bigger & clearer picture of the world. The tools give very practical help to building stronger inter-cultural teams and short-circuit potential problems.
Thank you so much, this workshop has really brought huge clarification to intercultural interactions! Ernst & Young
“I have been to a lot of workshops as a nurse, but have never walked away feeling empowered and transformed just by the information that was shared.” Martha Borth, RN CNN, Charge Nurse, Home Hemodialysis Clinic
The ICI Certification was an inspiring workshop especially considering that I once was an individual who adopted a monocultural impression/lens if the world. Lecturer, Higher Colleges of Technology
Extremely informative, challenging, thought – provoking. Really enjoyed the relational aspects of workshop design.
This course should be a mandatory learning; first we need to better understand ourselves - to become better humans primarily. This course goes beyond office walls Praveen Narayan, Asst. Manager
I experienced a real coaching opportunity with the tools and real experience to delve deeper into my and other experiences. Having to hear other people’s experiences, especially from the places/with the people that I’ve never met, helps to enrich the perspectives.
‘Before you can help others you first need to help yourself – this is a great starting point for that.' Armin Diemer, People & Change Consultant, KPMG, Bahrain
It gave me an insight into myself and more importantly how to deal with others through the DiSC profile. Sharon Dhaliwal, Principal Consultant, Engaged Potential
Marco is extremely knowledgeable and has a calm and logical way in directing the flow of the program. It was an outstanding day with great results for us as a team
I found the Three Colors Framework insightful and Marco’s wealth of personal examples along with those of other participants really brought the content to life. Julie-Anne Johnston, HR Business Consultant, Ernst & Young
In this workshop, I feel like my personality & the way I view the world has completely positively changed’. Shaimaa Ali, L & D Specialist, Emirates
Revolutionary way of finally ‘seeing’ what we have been looking at for ‘so long’. After 4 years in corporate industry in UAE, I have words now to describe what we experience culturally. Shelly Bibby, Director of Operations, Construction Specialities
This session had the power to influence people in a manner that will positively impact all spheres of their lives. Hiermona Tesfamicael, Talent Developing Project Manager, Ernst & Young
These are very powerful tools to be used to improve yourself at a personal level and as an organization Abeer Sharaf, General Manager, Ways International.
The challenging thought process this class presents is refreshing! Ernst & Young
DiSC methodology was eye opening; Bringing focus to the discussion Reckitt Benckiser Group
Eye-opening, interactive, interesting, and eternally valuable Salwa Darraj, Associate Consultant
This is a good framework that helps increase our social understanding of why our upbringing can lead to culturally diverse points of view, and why it is important for a firm like EY to embrace cultural awareness training for all our people Mark Chan, Ernst & Young
It was eye opening to learn the DiSC profile of myself and my team mates. Session helped us have a very honest conversation about team dynamics. Reckitt Benckiser Group
An insightful and interesting programme that gives you that ‘lightbulb’ moment each day Ian Murray, Operations Manager, Protraining
‘DiSC & 3 Colors of Worldview provide a chance for fascinating personal growth and help to figure out how to be more useful for others’. UNICEF, Turkmenistan
This class offers real practical tools for gaining a deeper understanding of how to best lead effectively in a multi-cultural world.
Very enlightening – a great way to conceptualize and understand human behaviours and drivers. Seshni Samuel, Managing Partner, Talent Ernst & Young, EMEIA
This training let me experiment a sense of wonder of learnt a tool of how to build bridges and create a third space in a international field with all its complexities and colors. I cannot imagine personal success in a international approach without this training.
This is one of the unmissable events for your organisation, that can have a profound impact on how you can work more effectively inter culturally. The resource materials provide a huge range of activities and approaches and are easy to use. The training is excellent and helps you reflect on how it can be embedded within your organisation to maximum effect.
A very insightful session. The concepts are new yet useful and will be helpful for the wider team when delivered in the home offices. It will benefit attendees on both personal and professional levels.
This workshop is transformational, helping me to be more adaptable in my interpersonal interactions. Eric McConnell, Recruiter, Ernst & Young
Dynamic, Informing, Self-Discovery & Coaching. L. Rebec, Learning & Development, Louis Berger International
Made me think about interactions in a new way – made me consider how other points of view should be taken into consideration. Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology
As an Intercultural person, the 3 Colors brought huge clarification to situations I lived in an intuitive way. I now am capable to explain & analyze. Thanks! Ernst & Young
The content is very rich, metaphors used were excellent, the videos and the exercises also above all Marco was excellent and very engaging
The knowledge and understanding gained has been vital in helping to manage a number of critical issues. Nic Labuschagne, Senior Director
Very insightful & useful workshop that we can relate to our everyday life
This is something everyone working in this country should be exposed to – it’s not some niche subject!! Keith Yoder, English Language Teacher, UAE University
The Intercultural awareness course is essential to built an inclusive environment within a diverse community, which will allow us to thrive and unite as a team to produce best results Eyad Haddad, Senior Consultant
The learning was so impressive. I loved looking at culture from a process viewpoint vs. the blueprint viewpoint. Ernst & Young
I highly recommend the KnowledgeWorkx workshop for teams of people from multiple cultures. It allowed me to appreciate differences and also see similarities in outlook that I had never seen before. Lee Behar, Strategy Director, Maclellan Foundation Inc.
Great revealing exercise. You are made aware of truth and allowed to find solution in more pragmatic way. Reckitt Benckiser Group
Life changing, easily apply-able methods of self and others empowerment
This has given me the tools to make creating win-win inter-cultural success for my clients and their customers much more attainable. Jeremiah Cady, Business Development, Global Connections
Highly relevant, insightful and beneficial training for EY and our clients. It undoubtedly enhances attendees' cultural behavior awareness and knowledge. As a result, it provides motivation and techniques to enhance personal flexibility to ensure communications are always well received by all audiences. Thomas Silvester, Advisory Senior Manager, Ernst & Young
ICI is the biggest breakthrough in inter-cultural analysis for at least three decades and stands out from all other concepts by being so practical to apply with clients. Nicolai Tillisch, The Leadership Circle
I’ve been working inter-culturally for more than 30 years and realize I still have so much more to learn. Jon Hargreaves
ICI makes you a brighter light in the world Vivien Wang, Government and Project Director of TAC Shenyang
The best training I have had since I joined the Corporate learning world. Ernst & Young
Provided insight and greater understanding of how individuals approach situations differently. Ernst & Young
The ICI Certification gives participants tools to truly engage their own culture and to interact in the cultures of others. Josh, Program Officer
ICI Certification is for people who want to really engage the world instead of just living in it. Roy Smith, President, Sophos Consulting FZC
A wonderful experience highlighted my understanding of diff cultures and how we can engage more effectively. Ernst & Young
Learning and understanding about yourself and other people is more important than just imagining who they are or who you are. Peter Kiema, Finance Assistant
A well-guided process to help us think through the different aspects of a successful global team should be like & could be like. Maclellan Foundation Inc.
A thought provoking course out of which I got more insight that I could imagine, including many solutions to past cultural problems. Hugh McElveen, Lecturer, Higher Colleges of Technology
It’s a session which will add a lot of value to your cultural awareness even when you might think you have an open mind already. It makes you understand why others behave in certain ways even better and that there is no one right way. It’s a great experience just keep an open mind. Nada Zainal, GCC HRE Lead
‘This workshop was a real eye-opener and will help me and my team to improve the quality of our trainings worldwide’ Tanja Schmidt, Special Learning & Development, Qatar Airways
Ability to spend dedicated time with colleagues exploring both the KnowledgeWorkx material and planning how to embed it into our organization. The whole experience was incredibly positive, from the excellent training by Marco through to the networking and social time.
The topic really resonates with me on a personal and professional level so being here was fun, exciting and a great learning.
Each person and every contribution was adding enriching facettes to my own and our shared learning process. Learning contents and methodology were in accordance with each other: Everyone was honored, empowered, and no one was "wrong".
The discussions were insightful and helped bring the concepts to life. A unique take on culture and viewpoints. Ernst & Young
This is a fantastic workshop which opens your eyes to a new world where we are constantly working in virtual teams across borders where language and intercultural knowledge is so essential that its helps you think twice before you act and work with teams virtually Ernst & Young
ICI provides a universal language for international organizations to thrive and be successful to empower, do right and bring honor into the world. Petra Duijzer, Game Designer, Creatief Success
Very insightful, combining both a real-life card simulation and analysis of personal attitudes. Subsequently provided very strong developmental advice which was excellent. Ernst & Young
I think I have never been so eager to get back to work - in order to experience a new view on people and challenges. This eagerness has not faded away since January, in the contrary, it goes with me and keeps growing since then Ingrid Felber-Bischof, UBS
Eye opener to see things from a completely different angle/perspective I didn't know anything about Ernst & Young
Eye-opening, and this created so much self-awareness that I have at least a year's full of follow up. This will stick with me for life!
The entire course was an extremely positive experience. I was entirely engaged throughout the workshop. I found Marco to be an excellent facilitator, and strongly feel that the workshop has and will contribute – both personally and professionally – to my life ‘journey’ Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology
Something anyone, from any walk of life, should attend.
It’s relevance not just as course material but as life material. Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology
Very helpful & practical content that is immediately applicable to my context & team. Enjoyable, inspiring, mind-stretching, fun & relevant.