Learning Outcomes for this courseBy the end of this course, you should be able to discuss and demonstrate:
- Attitudes of intercultural openness and curiosity
- Knowledge of cultural self-awareness and worldview frameworks
- Skills of nonverbal and verbal communication and empathy
What’s the big question?
Are you culturally competent?Intercultural competence is increasingly important. According to the Intelligence Unit at The Economist, 90% of executives in 68 countries say cross-cultural management is their biggest challenge. 70% of international ventures fail because of cultural differences. The first year expenses for moving an employee overseas is $700,000. 71% of employers want college graduates to be interculturally competent. So let’s get started by viewing Mahle’s story. Please reflect on what you would feel and probably naturally do if you were her in this situation. Then click on the comment button below to post a comment. Next respond to the comments of 2 to 3 of your fellow learners.
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