Topics, Audiences, Formats & Locations

Presentations and workshops on cultural diversity, world religions, religious literacy, and the importance of a person's worldview.


Workshop Topics, Audiences, Formats, & Locations

Topics

WorldviewU provides presentations and workshops that address the following topics:

  • Cultural competence (cultural diversity)
  • Worldviews (world religions)
  • The importance of a person's worldview
  • The importance of religious literacy

Audiences

Following are examples of the types of audiences that a WorldviewU presentation or workshop is well suited:

  • One-hour presentation to middle school students to supplement the social studies curriculum.
  • One-hour presentation to high school students to reinforce their world religions class.
  • One-hour lecture to university students in the religion or philosophy department about the importance of a person's worldview and the need to understand other worldviews.
  • One-hour session for IT professionals to learn about working with people from other cultures and countries.
  • One-day workshop for teachers to better understand and interact with their diverse students and students' parents.
  • One-day workshop for local, state and federal government employees to enhance their ability to work with and serve diverse clientele.
  • One-day workshop for human resources professionals to strengthen their cross-cultural competence.

Other audiences for WorldviewU speaking engagements include corporate executives and managers, health care and social service providers, international aid workers, civic associations, religious organizations, professional conferences, festivals, and camps.

Formats

All WorldviewU presentations and workshops are customized to the specific interests and objectives of you and your audience.  Following are four sample formats and lists of topics:

  • 45-minute multimedia presentation, that includes:
    • What is a worldview?
    • Why learn about worldviews?
    • Worldview categories
    • Overview of major worldviews
  • Three-hour worldview workshop that covers:
    • What is a worldview?
    • Why learn about worldviews?
    • Worldview categories
    • Overview of major worldviews
    • Worldview comparisons and contrasts
    • How is a person’s worldview developed?
    • Can a person’s worldview change?
  • Three-hour cultural competence workshop that covers:
    • What is cultural competence?
    • The importance of cultural competence
    • Facets of cultural diversity
      • Greetings and personal space
      • Dietary preferences
      • Personal appearance
      • Holidays and special occasions
      • Making accommodations
    • How to further develop cultural competence in your organization
  • Two-day worldview in-depth training workshop that addresses:
    • What is a worldview?
    • Why learn about worldviews?
    • Worldview categories
    • The major worldviews
    • Worldview comparisons and contrasts
    • How is a person’s worldview developed?
    • Can a person’s worldview change?
    • Interacting with people who have a different worldview
    • Social customs

Locations

WorldviewU presentations and workshops can be held at the location of your choice anywhere in the world.

To schedule a workshop please click on the "Schedule a Workshop" button and describe your presentation/workshop requirements.  A WorldviewU representative will contact you shortly.

Clients

Cultural diversity or worldview presentations/workshops have been given to a variety of organizations, including the Tri-State Diversity Conference, National Church Residences, Columbus City Schools teachers, Fifth Third Bank, a Fortune 100 insurance company based in Columbus, Ohio, Expesite Inc., Columbus Alternative High School, Dominion Middle School, and the Rotary Club of Upper Arlington.