[ 367IMBDCCCK14 ] KS Cross-Cultural Communication

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
2 ECTS (*)W_AS1 - (*)Aufbaustudium 1 Business Administration Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. G├╝ttel 0 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Keine
Original study plan Initial study programme Management MBA 2017W
Objectives (*)By the end of the course participants will experience, through a series of challenges, what is required to build trust and influence stakeholders more strategically through their approach to communication in a multinational working context. They will also gain new insights into how differences in cultural assumptions can impact on productivity and how unmanaged cultural diversity can lead to breakdowns in communication, relationships and missed business opportunities. They will be able to reflect on past and analyse future work situations ensuring that cultural diversity issues are recognized, acknowledged and discussed before they can undermine successful cooperation and the delivery of results. They will have insight into their own preferred styles of working internationally and of influencing stakeholders on a peer to peer level.
Subject (*)Basic concepts of

  • a Cross-Cultural Meeting
  • International Preferences Indicator
  • link between personality and cultural factors
Criteria for evaluation
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority