Saturday, February 20, 2021 / 10:00AM / ThistlePraxis Consulting / Header Image Credit: ThistlePraxis Consulting
If you are a natural leader or want to improve your management skills, Thistle Praxis consulting is inviting you to register for a course focused on the Fundamentals of Cross-Cultural Communication. The course will educate participants on managerial skills needed for career advancement. Employees and managers in attendance will also learn how they can use cross-communication skills to obtain better outcomes from diversity and manage cultural (and individual) differences in their workplace while working onsite or remotely.
Key focus areas of the course which will be facilitated by Ini ABIMBOLA, Founder/Board Member, ThistlePraxis Consulting on February 23, 2021 from 09:00am - 02:00pm include:
1. Insights on how to develop business opportunities in a global market.
2. How to explore exciting job opportunities in unsaturated but culturally different markets
3. Managing a diverse workforce which is becoming more challenging occasioned by the pandemic.
4. How to position your employees for cultural diversity which could determine your Organisation's sustainability.
5. Understanding how to maximize the opportunities of Trade Missions.
6. Excelling in a C-suite position.
Ini is the Founder and was the first Lead Consultant/CEO of ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited (TPC), a management consulting, sustainability, strategy, and business advisory firm she founded in 2010, which provides strategy development, Sustainability management, process improvement, organizational transformation, risk governance, performance management, programme management, and advisory services.
Ini also serves as Country & Regional Lead (Sub Saharan Africa) for The CSR Company, a global CSR Network of organizations spanning four continents - South East Asia, Europe, the Middle East & Africa. She is a Lecturer/Member of Faculty, MBA Program on International Corporate Social Responsibility Management at the Ferdinand Porsche FernFH - University of Applied Sciences, Austria.
Before setting up ThistlePraxis Consulting, Ini served as Executive Director of Women in Management & Business (WIMBIZ) as Executive Secretary, where she not only helped revitalise the organization but also moved membership from about 100 members to over 350 members. Ini also created the mentoring program, the corporate governance program for SMEs as well as ensuring the organization joined global platforms such as the Vital Voices and the African Women Business Network, receiving over $200,000 in grants to further enhance its operations in Nigeria.
Ini also served as the pioneer Executive Director, Defence for Children International - Nigeria Section; as a Consultant with the Women, Gender and Development Directorate of the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as well as the African Centre for Gender & Development within the UN Economic Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
She guides boards, executives, governance, risk and sustainability practitioners toward social, environmental, and economic innovations that also create shareholder and business value. She has facilitated high-level board retreats and trained C-suite executives both within the private and public sectors.
A 2008 Draper Hills Fellow on Democracy, Development & Rule of Law at Stanford University California and an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program, Ini also earned a Diploma & Postgraduate Diploma from the University of Calabar. She is currently completing her Law degree with the University of London.