Generic Employee Workshop

Workshop Objectives

Provide an overview of the history of Aboriginal Australia.
Provide an overview of the (extended) Aboriginal family and kinship system.
Enhance cooperation, communication and build better working relationships between Aboriginal employees, community groups and company representatives.
Provide an overview of considerations and barriers that apply to Intercultural communication.
Provide an overview of why Industry engages with Indigenous Australians.
Develop an understanding of the barriers and cultural issues faced by Aboriginal people within the workforce.
Provide an overview of the Company’s Aboriginal Affairs Policy and commitment.

Generic ACA Program Outline

Session 1 – Historical Perspectives
This session will examine the effect of colonization on Aboriginal people, including past, present and continuing impact.

Session 2 – Aboriginal Kinship System
This session will provide an overview of the Aboriginal Kinship System which governs Aboriginal people and includes association to land, through the totem system.

Session 3 – Communication – Intercultural
This session examines general differences and various forms of communication between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people and explores strategies to overcome communication across cultures.

Session 4 – Company Aboriginal Affairs Commitment
This session will examine why Industry engages with Aboriginal people and groups and provide an overview of the Company Indigenous Participation commitments.

Session 5 - Strategies for Working with Aboriginal People
This session will examine the impact of Aboriginal culture in the workplace and discuss strategies to develop better working relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

Summary:

The Generic ACA Workshop has been designed for the general workforce, who works closely with Aboriginal employees on a daily basis.  This workshop provides a detailed overview of the history of Aboriginal Australia, Family Relationships, and more importantly, an increased focus on Inter-cultural Communication and Strategies for Working with Aboriginal people.

Supply Nation

Click icon below!

Social Network

Click to find on LinkedIn ...

bg Image
Back to top