Cultural intelligence workshop

Who should attend

Anyone who wants to relate more effectively with Pacific co-workers, families, and organisations.

These workshops will help you to appreciate or reconnect with Pacific culture, language, values, beliefs, and practices and get better at communicating and working with people in your community and workplace.

You'll leave the workshop with insights and an introduction to:

  • Developing and implementing a Pasifika strategic plan
  • Fostering and improving your engagement with Pacific communities
  • Using Pacific research models and frameworks.

Register your interest now for one of the scheduled dates listed below and we'll be in touch on how to customise the workshop to meet your needs.

Or if you'd like to find out more before registering or want to discuss delivery at your location or on another date contact us on  (09) 968 7281 or email us at pacificatmit@manukau.ac.nz.

Online delivery

During COVID lockdowns, previously scheduled face-to-face workshops will be delivered online with the following changes:

  • Session times will now be 10:30am to 2:30pm
  • Please come equipped with a notebook and a pen and two devices (e.g. mobile phone and laptop/computer)
  • Max. 5 people per session

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Workshops are held on the following Wednesdays this year:

  • 16 March
  • 14 April (Thursday)
  • 18 May
  • 15 June
  • 20 July
  • 17 August
  • 14 September
  • 12 October
  • 16 November
  • 7 December

Registrations close one week prior to each session. Contact us at (09) 926 7812 or pacificatmit@manukau.ac.nz to see if last-minute changes are possible or discuss alternate dates.

Duration 1 day
Time 9.30am - 3.30pm
Study location(s) Pasifika Community Centre, MIT Ōtara
Study method Block courses
Domestic fees $300 per person, catering included (incl. GST)


Register now

Information is correct as at 6 September 2022. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.