Multicultural Team Conflict Resolution

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Learn ways to build trust and resolve cross-cultural conflict in multicultural teams. You’ll focus on respecting differences while communicating across cultures in appropriate manners, mediation, and power dynamics. 

August 22 – October 16, 2022

What you’ll learn:

  1. Understand your personal and cultural conflict resolution preferences. 
  2. Appreciate the wide range of multicultural conflict resolution preferences possible in other cultures with theory and principles for interacting with people within these cultures. 
  3. Apply multicultural team conflict resolution principles to an actual work setting. 
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Your Instructor

Matt and his wife, Rachel, have served in the Middle East for the past 18 years in various roles with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Currently they are supervising and coaching in church planting teams in 7 locations around the Europe-Middle East region. Matt earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in Church Planting and is passionate about healthy teams and healthy leaders.


This course is one of three courses in the Multicultural Teams Certificate series. By completing this and the other two courses in this series with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply your Certificate of Completion for 3 academic credits in a graduate degree at Crown College.


Multicultural Teams Series

Multicultural Team Leadership

Learn to build collective unity around a common vision while accounting for the diverse cultural aspects of the team members. 

Starts October 17, 2022

Multicultural Team Dynamics Series

Multicultural Teamwork

Study the components that intercultural workers encounter in a team context. Content emphasizes the biblical role of multicultural teams and multicultural team dynamics.

Starts March 13, 2023

  • Hibbert, E. & Hibbert, R. (2014). Leading Multicultural Teams. Pasadena, CA: William Carey. [ISBN: 978-0878085415] Parts of this book were used in the first course of this series.

  • Meyer, E. (2014). The culture map: Decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures. New York: Public Affairs. [ISBN: 978-1610392761]

Additional readings are provided in the course.

Kindle and paperback versions of the text are available through Amazon.


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