Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Develop your intercultural competence and meet global challenges

According to the Intelligence Unit at The Economist, 90% of executives in 68 countries say cross-cultural management is their biggest challenge.

Good intercultural communication and an understanding of cultural differences, is now critical for professionals, especially those part of global networks.

On this course not only will you develop the skills and acquire the knowledge needed to meet the global challenges today’s world presents, you will also learn to succeed in a diverse workplace and appreciate the value of cultural differences.

What topics will you cover?

  • Basics of intercultural competency
  • Importance of intercultural competency
  • Openness and cultural diversity
  • Curiosity and intercultural relationships
  • Self-awareness and behavior with cultural differences
  • Worldview frameworks and different cultural backgrounds
  • Cultural differences in non-verbal communication
  • Skill of non-verbal communication
  • Skill of verbal communication between diverse cultures
  • Intercultural empathy and outrospection
  • Skill of intercultural empathy

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone looking to improve their intercultural competence – you might be a student preparing for the world of work, or a HR worker or corporate trainer, or you could be a professional working marketing. You don’t need any prior experience.

Who developed the course?

Purdue University

One of the four best public universities in the US, Purdue delivers an engaging learning experience and a world-class degree.