Bias and Cross-Cultural Compliance

Event Description

Deadline to Register: May 28, 2019

Lunch will be provided. Registration will begin at 11:30 am.  The program will begin at noon.

In today's competitive marketplace, identifying cultural bias and bridging cultural and communication gaps can mean the difference between success and failure. Cultural competency is the key for this century to building virtual teams that work, exceeding client expectations, and achieving business goals faster and with long-term success. This session will help you learn how to: build profitable, long-term relationships with anyone around the world, identify potential cultural bias and work towards eliminating cultural bias, communicate efficiently across cultural and language barriers, leverage current best practices to increase virtual team effectiveness, acquire practical tips to maximize productivity and minimize costs when working with diverse partners and clients.


Mary Beth Lamb | Senior Consultant, ECCO International

Mary Beth Lamb has helped business people in more than 20 industries on five continents achieve peak performance and maximize return on worldwide business investment by developing high performing virtual teams and global leaders, cultural competency, and effective international communication skills.

She teaches at three graduate schools, co-authored two books, and is a frequent speaker and media commentator on global management and cross-border teaming.  Lamb co-founded and ran three successful global communications businesses in Europe and the United States.

For the last 27 years Lamb has worked with globals legal teams to :
• conduct cultural due diligence on worldwide mergers and acquisitions
• prepare for complex cross-cultural negotiations
• develop ethical effective global leaders and high performing virtual teams.

Lamb volunteers with Twin Cities immersion language schools and is a members of several intercultural communications professional associations.

CLE Credits:

1.0 elimination of bias credit  approved | Event Code: 272665


Section Member:  $10
MSBA Member not in the section:  $20
Non-MSBA Member:  $25
Law Student: FREE

Join the International Business Law Section (IBLS) and attend the CLE for free!
MSBA members who are not members of the IBLS can join the section and attend the CLE for free. Contact Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to take advantage of this offer.

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation via webcast is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE. 

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Questions? Contact Tram Nguyen  | 612-278-6316

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Tram Nguyen via 612-278-6316 or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Glacial Lakes Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States