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International Career Development: Pursuing A Career Abroad

Explore the relationship between culture and business and learn the skills you’ll need to develop your career internationally.

International Career Development: Pursuing A Career Abroad
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Extra BenefitsFrom $69Find out more
This course is part of the program International Career Development, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in BA International Business (Top Up). Find out more.

Enhance your intercultural skills for working abroad

On this course, you’ll have the opportunity to improve your prospects for working abroad.

You’ll explore how cultural diversity affects the business world and learn the importance of developing your intercultural skills to pursue an international career.

You’ll have the chance to assess your personality type, strengths, and weaknesses, and identify the skills you need to work on to support your progress in education or work abroad.

Along the way, you’ll be introduced to analytical tools and theoretical frameworks, and be encouraged to reflect and set goals for your ongoing career development.

What topics will you cover?

  • General introduction to career development on an international level
  • Cross cultural elements
  • Personal skills and weaknesses
  • Setting personal objectives

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

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop an understanding of the cultural dimensions of international career development
  • Identify skills, strengths and weaknesses
  • Identify personal objectives for international career development

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their employability and pursue an international career.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

An experienced lecturer with over 10 years of industry experience in India, Kuwait and UK. Also work as progress coach and alumni & social media lead for the school of strategy and leadership.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry

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  • Access to this course for 4 weeks

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  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
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  • The flexibility to complete your choice of short courses in your own time within the year
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Advance your career with a degree

What's different about this course?

Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.

If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.

Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!

How do degrees work on FutureLearn?

Do the free course
Join and complete the program
Get academic credit for an online degree from Coventry University

Which program and degree is this course part of?

This course is part of the program International Career Development, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in BA International Business (Top Up).