Seminar description

Learn the core concepts of intercultural development and build your ability to engage effectively with colleagues, project partners, clients, and community members of various genders, races, ethnicities, and other “differences that make a difference.”

Participants will be introduced to the Intercultural Development Continuum before taking an evaluative assessment to measure their current skills and will received one-on-one guidance on the next steps needed to continue to grow in intercultural competence. The program concludes with an interactive workshop to practice using and building your intercultural skills.

Learning objectives

  1. Attain shared meaning on key terms related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and ethics.
  2. Build individual and organizational cultural self-awareness.
  3. Explore the impacts of identity on work and relationships and an ethical practice.
  4. Identify the connections between AIA’s Code of Conduct and intercultural competence.



A $200 discount is available to members of the AIA Minnesota and local chapter boards; Women in Architecture or EDI Committee members; MSP AoA NOMA members; and any current committee or knowledge community co-chair or co-chair elect.

Continuing education credits

5 LU Hours; 4 ethics credits


This foundational session consists of four components:

  1. 60-minute online webinar where key terms and concepts will be defined
  2. Completion of an online evaluative assessment (IDI) to measure intercultural competence and viewing of a 15-minute video
  3. Private, 45-60 minute coaching session with facilitator to review assessment results and develop personal goals
  4. Four-hour workshop to practice and build intercultural skills

Introductory Webinar: Thursday, August 6 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Virtual Workshop, Part 1: Tuesday, September 8 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Virtual Workshop, Part 2: Thursday, September 10 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Capacity is limited to 25 participants. 5 seats for AoA MSP NOMA members will be held until July 22; any unused seats will be released at that time.

Registration is now closed, as this session has reached capacity.

Questions? Contact Angie McKinley.