Gain insight into the Danish history, political and legal system, and discover ways you can make a difference in your community. Learn about Danish business and work culture and how you can be a part of it. The workshop will also explore the relationship between Danish nature and culture and how you can enjoy and utilize the beautiful Danish scenery to become a part of Denmark. In addition, you will learn about Equality in Denmark and why it is so deeply ingrained in Danish culture. You will also be introduced to current challenges and obstacles, and equipped with the skills and strategies needed to promote equality in both your personal and professional life.
Link for signing up: https://t.ly/SUk5
The course will be led in English with translation of the main points and exercises in Ukrainian during the workshops, and all written materials including the presentations will be provided in Ukrainian and English. The participants will have the opportunity to ask questions in Ukrainian and English during the workshops.
The course consists of 3 separate online workshops:
- “Discovering Denmark” – The objective of the course is to give participants an in-depth understanding of the country, its people, and its culture, including the Danish political and legal system, the welfare state, the relationship between Denmark and other Scandinavian countries, Danish history, work culture, and nature. The course aims to provide a holistic view of the country, highlighting its strengths, challenges, and unique features. Additionally, it aims to explore the impact of history, nature, and culture on Danish society and how it shapes the Danish people. (Date: 28th February from 17.30 – 20.30)
- “Equality and Role Models in Denmark” – The objective of the workshop is to raise awareness and understanding of the issues related to equality in Denmark, particularly gender equality and intersectionality. This will be done by providing an overview of the history of equality in Denmark, discussing current issues, and exploring the role of role models in promoting equality. Through interactive exercises and group discussions, the participants will be encouraged to reflect on their own biases and stereotypes, and to develop an understanding of the importance of actively working towards equality in their personal and professional lives.(Date: 2nd March from 17.30 – 20.30)
- “Business Culture in Denmark” – The workshop is designed to provide an understanding of the unique characteristics of Danish business culture, including communication and negotiation styles, business structure and management, attitudes towards time and punctuality, attitudes towards risk and innovation, attitudes towards sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and written and unwritten rules. It will also provide strategies for effective communication, negotiation, managing expectations, promoting innovation, and integrating sustainability and corporate social responsibility. (Date: 5th March from 10.00 – 13.00)
We encourage all participants to take part in all 3 workshops of the course.
Narcis George Matache – a seasoned trainer and facilitator with over a decade of experience. He previously taught at the Transformational Leadership School from 2016 to 2018 and is the founder and executive editor of “Last Week in Denmark.” Additionally, he has developed educational courses on various subjects.
Kristina Bozhkova – experienced in capacity building, including leading workshops, organizing events, and conferences, and is an excellent speaker and communicator. She has been a network coordinator for cities across Europe with the aim of replicating different smart solutions in their own contexts despite differences in framework conditions and the culture of implementation of such solutions. Multiple Ukrainian cities were also part of the network, where Kristina provided advice on topics such as rebuilding strong environments within cities, replicating Danish solutions, and adapting them to Ukrainian conditions.