Intercultural Communications in the Workplace (edX)

Intercultural Communications in the Workplace (edX)
Course Auditing
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Learners are expected to be able to work at graduate level.
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Intercultural Communications in the Workplace (edX)
Throughout this comprehensive course, participants will delve into the intricacies of cross-cultural interactions, examining how cultural differences impact negotiation strategies, communication styles, and relationship-building.

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The "Intercultural Communications in the Workplace" course is designed to equip learners with essential skills and insights for successfully navigating negotiations and communication in diverse cultural contexts. Throughout this comprehensive course, participants will delve into the intricacies of cross-cultural interactions, examining how cultural differences impact negotiation strategies, communication styles, and relationship-building.

Upon completing this course, learners will possess a comprehensive understanding of cross-cultural negotiation dynamics and effective communication strategies. They will be well-equipped to navigate diverse cultural contexts, build successful business relationships, and achieve positive negotiation outcomes in an increasingly interconnected global landscape. This course empowers individuals to engage confidently and respectfully with counterparts from different cultural backgrounds, contributing to successful cross-cultural collaboration and communication.

As part of your reflection and application activities, you will develop the following transferable skills: Global Awareness, Intercultural Competence, Adaptability, Critical Thinking, Cultural Intelligence, Problem-Solving, Perspective Taking, Critical Analysis, Decision-Making, Contextual Understanding.

The course is divided into 10 modules. The first module is an introduction, in which you will learn how to navigate the course, using the EdX platform and how to complete the reflective exercises both individually and within your peer group community. The last module provides a re-cap of your learning and includes a course exam.


Learning outcomes:


Understanding the dynamics of Communication:

- Recognise the different purposes of communication and analyse its levels of meaning.

- Develop conscious awareness of verbal and non-verbal communicative cues.

- Explore the interplay between culture and communication habits.


Cultural Identity and Self-awareness:

- Analyse personal cultural influences and understand the impact of identity on communication.

- Define, analyse, and reflect on culture from a personal perspective.

- Explore the relationship between culture, self-identity, and reasoning habits.


Cultural Influence on Communication Styles:

- Examine the dynamics of high-context and low-context cultures on communication.

- Explain the influence of culture on politeness, rapport management, and negotiation.

- Identify and adapt to diverse cultural rules and negotiation styles.


Enhancing Intercultural Competence:

- Develop intercultural competence to navigate diverse communication scenarios.

- Apply linguistic politeness strategies to improve intercultural interactions.

- Reflect on personal communication practices to enhance cultural sensitivity.


Effective Rapport Building:

- Explain the concept of relational work and its role in building rapport.

- Apply rapport management techniques using conversational involvement and accommodation strategies.

- Evaluate and improve personal rapport management skills in diverse contexts.


Cultural Aspects of Negotiation:

- Understand the impact of cultural differences on negotiation processes.

- Apply effective negotiation strategies across cultural boundaries.

- Analyse case studies in business and diplomacy to adapt negotiation styles.


Intercultural Communicative Competence:

- Explain intercultural communicative competence and its significance in diverse interactions.

- Utilise the SPEAKING model to enhance cross-cultural communication skills.

- Reflect on experiences to identify areas for improvement and continuous development.

By achieving these learning outcomes, learners will gain a holistic understanding of intercultural communication and negotiation, along with the transferable skills necessary for effective communication, cultural awareness, rapport building, negotiation, and intercultural competence.



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Course Auditing
182.00 EUR
Learners are expected to be able to work at graduate level.

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