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Intercultural Skills Lab

The Intercultural Skills Lab recognizes the challenges you face when navigating new and diverse work cultures. 

Whether you are new to Canada, manage multicultural teams, or both, we offer solutions to optimize diversity in current globalized workforces. 

For more than 10 years, our programs have equipped professionals with the tools, insights, and real-world experience to advance into new work environments while still channeling the skills and expertise that have shaped their careers so far.

About Us

ISL Programs For:

Internationally Educated Professionals

Business Edge Finance

Business Edge Change Management

Career Shift

Managers leading Diverse Teams 

Navigating Intercultural Complexities

Discover the Best Program For You

The Intercultural Skills lab offers programs designed to:

Navigate and succeed in globalized workforces and sectors


Challenge and reclaim how international experience is valued


Establish and action solutions that use intercultural competencies to drive performance

Latest updates

New Program! Navigating Intercultural Complexities for Middle Managers

This program is designed to equip managers to deepen their awareness and become part of the solution in building culturally inclusive teams.

Learn more!


Podcast: Enhancing Intercultural Understanding at Work

Sabina Michael, Associate Director, Intercultural Skills Lab, speaks with Dr. Yilmaz Dinc, Research and Evaluation Manager, TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council). Sabina explains how cultural backgrounds play a major role in shaping immigrant professionals’ approach towards their work and their careers and gives advice for managers who manage diverse teams. Listen →