Cultural diversity doesn’t just entail differences in dress and language. It also encompasses different ways of thinking, managing, and communicating.
Diversity is a concept that counters discrimination and embraces the inclusion of people with various experiences and backgrounds and is one of the strongest forms of competitive advantage available to organizations.
We are committed to providing business consultation services in the areas of personal empowerment, cultural sensitivity, and diversity training for government and educational agencies.
We have a unique product mix of workshops, seminars, online and
offline trainings, and online resources on a range of topics including cultural sensitivity, harassment, equity and respect. Lead by the charismatic and engaging Andre Koen, the Company’s offerings prompt
organizational change by empowering mangers and staff with the gift of cultural knowledge.
AM Horizons Training Group have established themselves as the leader in nurturing workforce diversity and cultural inclusion for Government employees; Police Departments, Human Resource Departments, County Sheriffs, Social Workers, Attorneys, Public Defenders and Educational institutions. In addition to serving the public sector, the Company has launched a series of professional and personal development e-books for the public sector and consumer market.
AM Horizons Training Group’s ability to deliver this service and professionalism is based on more than ten years development work within the educational sector. That experience holds the Company in good stead for ensuring a high quality user experience and aim to will tap into the government sector in Greater Minnesota and the Twin - Cities Metro Area as its primary customer group. The major focus will be on ethics and bias training, developing professional cross cultural techniques and empowering customer service skills, build for government agencies including a range of occupations (from social workers to law
The strong management team headed by founder Andre Koen ensures the Company’s likelihood of success.
Upon graduating from University of St. Thomas, Andre launched his
career at the American Youth Foundation, where he first experienced the joy of altering cultural perceptions. Andre has also contributed enormously to Skills for Tomorrow Schools and the National Amercian University. Andre’s successful pursuit and completion of audacious goals is testament to the dedication to his work and is a direct result of the extraordinary importance placed on goals and success.
Our approach is simple.
We help Government and Educational organizations manage and train staff, employees, and clients on diversity issues without blame, fault or guilt. We understand that people are doing the best they can with what they have. Yet we encourage them to examine themselves, explore other cultures, and become allies for others.
We work to move people's behaviors not by pushing them or making
them feel guilty. We dissect, analyze, and making meaning of the issues
that challenge us in a fair, balanced way that people can hear and understand.
We motivate individuals to create something
We Guarantee that if your group does not function
better, think differently, and engage clients more after following our methods,
we will do our next session for free.
Metropolitan Council, MN
Ameriprise Home and Auto, Green Bay, WI
Minnesota Corrections Association (Conference)
Osseo Secondary Transition Center, Osseo Public Schools
Scott/Carver/Dakota Head Start Staff
Anoka County Government, MN
Dakota County Government, MN
Pine County Government
US Federal Probation
Iowa State Dept of Transportation
Anoka County Head Start
SHRM Diversity Conferences
Dummer Academy, NH
American Indian OIC, MN
MN State MFIB Conference
Minnesota Social Services Association
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Alexandra House Shelter Program
Anoka Bar Association, MN
Tenth District Equal Justice Committee
American Indian OIC
Eastside Neighborhood Services
Pine County, MN
Ameriprise Financial, MN
Washington County, MN
North Hennepin Community College
Rasmussen College, Brooklyn Park
Center for Parental Responsibility
State of Minnesota DEED
MCAA Ethics & Elimination of Bias for Government Civil Attorneys
Oromo Youth Leadership Conference
Ethics & Elimination of Bias for Criminal Prosecutors
SHRM Diversity Conference
National Middle School Association
American Bar Association/ Equal Justice Conference
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